T. O. E. C. President 12;

F. B. L. A. Sec. 11;

Softball 10, 11, 12;

Pep Club 9, 10, 11, 12.

{April 16, 1954 - January 14, 2019}

    Wavor Lynn (Phillips) Brown, a resident of Memphis, Tn., was born on April 16, 1954, and was the daughter of Joseph W. and Wavor Phillips. At the age of 64, Wavor passed from this life on Monday, January 14, 2019.

    She was a 1971 graduate of Westwood High School, a retired postal supervisor and a retired Crye-Leike realtor. She enjoyed many outdoor activities with her family including softball, horseback riding, and dune buggy riding. She deeply loved her family and friends and was a devoted Mother to her children. Wavor is preceded in death by her parents, Joseph W. and Wavor Phillips; brother, Joseph W. Phillips, Jr; and sister, Carrie Lee. She leaves her husband, Terry Brown; daughter, Emily Whitson (Nathan) of New Mexico; daughter Angela Nichols (Matt) of Missouri; and son, Chuck York (Mandee) of Mississippi; step-daughter, Jennifer Stanley (Scott); and step-son, Jason Brown (Valerie) both of Ohio; brother, Bob Phillips (Denise) of Oklahoma; and grandchildren, Cody Whitson, Nate Whitson, Caitlyn Whitson, DJ Sleigh, Abby Sleigh, Matilyn Nichols, Ashlen York, Madison York, Noah Beech, Jack Stanley, Nick Stanley, Luke Stanley, Bella Brown and Reese Brown; as well as numerous nephews and nieces.

    The family received friends from 12:00 Noon to 2:00 p.m. and the funeral service followed at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday January 17, at Bellevue Baptist Church, 2000 Appling Road, Cordova, TN 38016. A reception was held immediately following the services at the church. A memorial service was held on Friday January 18 at Memorial Park Funeral Home, 5668 Poplar Ave., Memphis, TN 38119 with interment at the mausoleum afterwards.

    Wavor was a member of Bellevue Baptist Church, and Joe Jernigan's Sunday School class. Memorial contributions may be made to Bellevue Baptist Church.

Published in The Commercial Appeal on Jan. 16, 2019