Marion L. Brown, Jr.
1925 — 2021
Marion L. Brown, Jr., 96, of Petal, passed away Friday, November 5, 2021 at Forrest General Hospital. A family graveside service will be held Tuesday, November 9, 2021 at 1:30 p.m. in Hillcrest Cemetery. Mr. Brown was a member of Petal United Methodist Church. He served in World War II in the United States Navy where he was stationed in the Pacific and fought in the Battle of Okinawa. He was a Chemical Engineer and retired from Mississippi Chemical Corporation as the Director of Research and Development. He was very successful in the fertilizer industry and to this day, still holds several patents to do with manufacturing fertilizer. He was also a fine art photographer and was awarded the...