Anna M. Brown, 83, of Hendersonville, formerly of Mt. Tabor, NJ, passed away Monday, August 29, 2011 at Elizabeth House after an extended illness. A native of Morris County, NJ, she was the daughter of the late Roy and Anna Bateman. She worked as a volunteer with Telephone Pioneers of America in New Jersey and Asheville, as well as other local organizations. She was a loving and caring wife, mother, and nana.
Survivors include her husband of sixty-five years, Dudley R. Brown; two daughters, Sharon Chapman and Linda White, both of Charlotte; four grandchildren, Josh White and his wife Kristine of Hickory, Skylar OíNeil and her husband John of York, SC, Kris Chapman of St. Louis, MO, and Tim Schrank of Charlotte.
A funeral will be at 3:00 pm Thursday in the Forest Lawn Funeral Home chapel. Chaplain Alan Taylor will officiate. A private entombment will follow the service in the Forest Lawn Memorial Park Mausoleum. The family will receive friends from 2 to 3 pm prior to the service in the chapel.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Four Seasons Compassion for Life, 571 S. Allen Road, Flat Rock, NC 28731.
The Board and Staff of the Community Foundation of Henderson County wish to express deepest sympathy on the sad occasion of Anna Brown’s recent passing.
Duke & Family. Sorry to hear of Ann’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with each of you during this time. We remember Ann enjoying the Blue Ridge Villa get togethers and she will be missed.
You are the strongest woman I know. Thank you for all the years of unconditional love you gave. You touched everyone’s lives that ever had the pleasure to meet you. Words can’t describe how much I will miss you. I know you are watching over us all, the beautiful angel you are.
I love you so much.
I thoroughly enjoyed getting to know Anna and her wonderful family. She will be greatly missed.
My thoughts and prayers are with you.
All of the staff at Arcadia HomeCare send our sincere sympathy to you and your daughters at this time. We enjoyed caring for Anna and getting to know you. Call if you need anything. We are always here for you.