Lily H. Brown, age 101, long-time Linlithgo resident died October 2, 2019 at the Pines in Catskill. Lily was born July 27, 1918 in Graves, Georgia, the daughter of the late Clifford and Mattie (Biggers) Higgins.
Lily was employed as a Medical Assistant for Dr. Harry Fleischer of NYC prior to her retirement. A Columbia County resident since 1957, Lily was a long-time active member of the Livingston Memorial Church in Linlithgo and Church Guild; and the Linlithgo Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary. She was also a volunteer at Columbia Memorial Hospital. Lily was predeceased by her husband, Francis Lee Brown; and two brothers. Lily is survived by two step-daughters, Pamela Addison-Pires of Waterbury, CT, and Barbara Charles of Pine Valley, NY; seven step-grandchildren; and many step-great-grandchildren; several cousins, Charles Biggers, Allen Biggers, Barbara Phelps, Georgia Dantley, Gwen Hall, Sal Knighton, Ron Lytle and Veronica Lytle; and close friends, Rosie Lyons, John Owens, and Victor Cornelius. Lily was also predeceased by a close friend and caretaker, Sandy Owens, who Lily thought of as a daughter.
Relatives and friends may call 2-4 PM Wednesday at Traver & McCurry Funeral Home, 234 Jefferson Heights, Catskill. Funeral services will be held 11 AM Thursday at the funeral home. Pastor Chuck Wiessner will be officiating. Interment will be at Linlithgo Cemetery.