Yvonne Brown

 

 

Age: 59

 

Summary: former mayor of Tchula, Mississippi from 2001 to 2009 who became the first black Republican female mayor in the state and stood out in a heavily Democrat town that, according to the 2010 census, had a 97% black population of about 2,100.

 

 

Cause of Death: Cancer

 

Born: September 8, 1952

 

Died: April 23, 2012

 

Location: Tchula, Mississippi