STARKVILLE, Miss. (WTVA) - A longtime attorney for the Starkville and Oktibbeha County area has passed away.
Jackson Martin Brown, 72, of Starkville, died on Saturday at OCH Regional Medical Center.
He was a graduate of Starkville High School as well as Mississippi State University. He received his law degree from Jackson School of Law.
He also served as attorney for the Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors for more than 18 years until his death.
A celebration of his life will be held at 3 p.m. on Thursday, with visitation before at 1:30 p.m. at the Episcopal Church of the Resurrection in Starkville.
A private burial will follow at Oddfellows Cemetery in Starkville.