Martha Ann Brown – Obituary

By  | June 27, 2018 | Filed under: Elkins Funeral Home, Obituaries

Martha Ann Brown, “Martha Lou”, 73, entered into eternal rest on June 25, 2018 at ECM hospital surrounded by loved ones.

She is survived by her four children, Teresa Brown, Linda Brown, Jimmy Brown, Missy Smith (Anthony). Grandchildren, Blake Blevins (Crissy), Kane Blevins, Haley Green (Kyle), Andrew McMullan, Alex McMullan (Genesis), Ike Brown, Mitzi Jones (Wesley), Kyle Smith (Whitney), Kimberly Speegle, Anthony Motley, Sierra Motley. Great grandchildren, Hayden, Santiago, Haddock, Alexis, Zoe, Caven, Kyra, Harlie, Adrienne. Siblings, Randy Hill (Susan), Tammy Burford (Ricky).16 nieces and nephews, 12 great nieces and nephews, Life long friends, Glenda Hannig (Chuck), Geri Tapper (Dan), Monika Wright, Tracey Clemmons, her loving and loyal K9 companion, Chaka and many “adopted” children and grandchildren who called her Nana and Momma Lou.

She is preceded in death by her husband Rodney Brown, mother Ilene Woodley Hill and both maternal and paternal grandparents.

Services will be held Saturday, June 30, 2018 at Elkins Funeral Home, 1535 Hermitage Drive. Florence, Alabama 35630 with her nephew Jason Smith officiating. Family will receive friends from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. with funeral service following. Burial will be at Tri Cities Memorial Gardens on Florence Blvd.

Pallbearers will be her loving grandsons, Blake, Kane, Andrew, Alex, Ike and Anthony.

Honorary Pallbearer, Hayden Blevins

Martha was absolutely unique….she weathered the storms of life and kept standing! She loved to sing, dance, and laugh, loved to wear hats and loved to wear anything RED!! To say she was strong is an understatement. She touched many lives.

Our family would like to say thank you to Florence Fire Department, Shoals Ambulance, Paramedics/EMT’s, Florence Police Department, ECM emergency room nurses and doctors, Cath Lab staff and Dr. Heaton for the care they provided.

In lieu of flowers and as an expression of love and honor, donations may be mailed to one of the following: One Place of the Shoals, 200 N. Tennessee St, Florence, AL 35630, V.O.C.A.L (victims of crime and leniency) 301 S. Court St, Florence, AL 35630.

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