Mrs. Annie Ruth Brown

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Funeral services for Mrs Annie Ruth Brown of Montezuma, GA will be Friday, October 28th at 11:00 AM at the Magnolia Baptist Church. Burial will follow at Brown Chapel Baptist Church Cemetery. Mrs. Brown died on Monday, October 24th at the Flint River Community Hospital.


Mrs. Annie Ruth “Polly” Brown, daughter of the late Simon Whitfield and Jimmie Ann Haugabook Whitfield was born June 9, 1931 in Montezuma, Georgia. She attended the public schools of Macon County and was a graduate of Macon County Training School. At an early age she professed her faith in Jesus Christ and joined Brown Chapel Missionary Baptist Church where she was a dedicated member. At Brown Chapel, she served faithfully as Mother of the Church, member of the Missionary Ministry, and head of the Hospitality Committee.


She was united in holy matrimony to Reverend Lonnie Brown, Sr. in May of 1950. This union was blessed with nine children. Reverend Brown preceded her in death on March 21, 2000.


Mrs. Brown was an active member of the Macon County Ministers Wives and Widows Alliance, Macon County Retired Teachers and Associates, and Macon County AARP. As a result of her generous spirit and pleasant personality, she was loved by many. Her Christian life was as beautiful as the flowers that she loved so well, and her influence will forever remain in the lives of all who knew her. She quietly departed this life Monday, October 24, 2011 at Flint River Hospital in Montezuma, Georgia. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Ruth Ann Jordan, son, Tyrone Brown, and brother, Emory Bailey.


Her beautiful life will forever be cherished in the lives of her children: Reverend Bobby (Flora) Brown, Reverend Ruben (Dr. Crystal) Brown both of Fort Valley, GA, Reverend Lonnie Brown, Jr. of Andersonville, GA, James (Treny) Brown of Montezuma, GA, Donald Brown of Warner Robins, GA, Teresa Hannor of Oglethorpe, GA, and Rodney Brown of Montezuma, GA; daughter-in-law, Dorothy Brown of Montezuma, GA; sixteen grandchildren, nine great grandchildren; brother, Billy (Delois) Journey of Atlanta, GA; brothers-in-law: David Larry and Willie C. Thomas; sister-in-law, Dollie L.West; aunts and uncles: Clifford Brown of Montezuma, GA, Lottie Mae Brown and Mary Lizzie Brown of Marshallville, GA, Bernice Brown of Miami, Florida, and Ophelia Larry of Henderson, GA; devoted family members: Mary Louise (Reverend Hosie) Waters, Annie Ruth Bowman Brown, and Shirley Brown; a host of devoted nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.



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James Barron United States
11/10/2011 3:59:36 PM #

From the lips of children and infants you have ordained praise , mrs polly you will be missed by all that knew you and love you.  forever in my heart              


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