Anna Lee Brown

Anna Lee Brown, 81, passed away on Friday, February 19, 2021 in Maryville, Tennessee after a long battle with cancer.

Mrs. Brown was born Anna Lee Rector on October 25, 1939 in Pikeville, Tennessee.

Graduated high school from Gulf Park School for Women as salutatorian in 1957. Married to Samuel Brown, Jr. in 1962 before settling in Cordova, Tennessee with her husband where they raised their daughter, Janet. Following retirement, she moved to Maryville with her husband.

Mrs. Brown is preceded in death by her mother and father, Helen and W.L. Rector; husband, Samuel Brown, Jr.; and brothers, William “Bear” Rector and Hal Rector.

She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law Janet and Brent Garrison and two grandsons Nathan and Connor Garrison of Oviedo, Florida; mother-in-law, Martha Sue Brown of Pikeville, Tennessee; sister and Brother-in-law, Pam and Gary Essary of Dyersburg, Tennessee; and brother, Kyle Rector of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

The family will privately receive family and friends at her home.

The family would like to express our thanks for the exceptional care provided by Covenant Hospice and Home Instead Senior Care. We also extend heart-felt gratitude to all her wonderful River Run neighbors for their love and support.

In lieu of flowers, friends may make memorial contributions to Blount County Humane Society, 1005 East Broadway Avenue, Maryville, TN, 37804.

Arrangements by Cremation Options, Inc. (865)6WE-CARE (693-2273) www.cremationoptionsinc.com.

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