Bessie Mae (Tye) Brown|April 17, 1928-Nov. 25, 2007

Apr 19, 2014

SANDUSKY

Bessie Mae (Tye) Brown, 79, of Sandusky, went home to be with the Lord and her husband, Sunday, Nov. 25, 2007, in Firelands Regional Medical Center after a lengthy illness.

She was born April 17, 1928, in Harland, Ky., to John and Bessie (Francis) Tye, now deceased. She moved to Sandusky as a very young lady and was a member of Emmanuel Temple.

She leaves a host of loving family and friends including her sister, Mrs. Velma Gentry of Kansas City, Mo.; special nephews, Bill Prophet and Jessie Brown; special great-niece, Sonya (Scott) Patrick; good friends, Mrs. Alberta Humphries and Jack Brown.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 40 years, Samuel Brown; her parents, brothers, George, Johnny, Clarence, Carl, Bobby and Earl Tye; and sisters, Reatha Tye, Mattie Prophet, Pearl Livesay and Doris Coker.

Friends may call from 11 a.m. Tuesday until funeral services at 1 p.m. at Emmanuel Temple, 128 E. Adams St., Sandusky. Dr. Bishop Rufus G.W. Sanders will officiate. Burial will be in Meadow Green Memorial Park, Huron.

Condolences may be made at grofffuneralhomes.com.