Ann E. Brown

Friday, January 16, 2015

Ann E. Brown, 81, a resident of Lewisburg, passed away Monday evening, Jan. 12, 2015, at Glen Oaks Health and Rehabilitation in Shelbyville.

Ann was born Dec. 4, 1933, in Maury County, and was the daughter of the late John and Ida Cocke Lindsey. She attended school in Mt. Pleasant. She married the love of her life, William L. Brown, in 1951. They were married for 43 years until his passing in 1994. She was a member of Scribners Mill Church of Christ. She enjoyed cross stitching and quilting, making many things for people. Ann was a very social lady, always going places and visiting people. She also cherished going for rides and sight-seeing. Another hobby she had was canning vegetables and cooking for family. Above all, Ann loved her family. She will always be remembered as a wonderful mother, wife, sister, and grandmother.

Ann is survived by her son, Larry Wayne Brown of Unionville; daughters, Peggy (Ronald) McKnight of Culleoka and Margaret Brown of Lewisburg; sister, Lura Fitzgerald of Columbia; grandchildren, Michael (Heather) McKnight of Columbia, Stephen (Coreybeth) McKnight of Columbia, and Nick Brown of Shelbyville; great-grandchildren, Isabella Kay McKnight and Owen Nicholas McKnight; and several nieces and nephews.

Along with her husband, William L. Brown, and parents, she was preceded in death by her siblings, Mary Ellen Gibson, Pauline Anderson, J.D. Lindsey, Dick Lindsey, Jean Winn, Charles Lindsey, and Helen Lindsey.

Funeral services were held in the chapel of Heritage Funeral Home on Thursday, Jan. 15, with Ricky Clay officiating. Burial followed in Polk Memorial Gardens. Heritage Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements.

Pallbearers were Stephen McKnight, Michael McKnight, Nick Brown, Clay Pruitt, Billy Winn, Jerry Vaughn, and Tony White. Honorary pallbearers were the members at Scribners Mill Church of Christ.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, PO Box 1864 Columbia, TN 38402, or the American Diabetes Association, 4205 Hillsboro Road Suite 200, Nashville, TN 37215-3339.

You may share condolences with the family at the Heritage Funeral Home website