Nancy Lea Brown, 79, of Rossville, died on Sunday, June 29, 2014 at a local hospital.
She was a native of Delaware and had lived the past 59 years in the Chattanooga and North Georgia area, where she was of the Baptist faith. She retired in 1990 from the Rossville Convalescent Home as a physical therapist assistant with 20 years of service. She went on to work for BCBST as a receptionist retiring in 2004 with 14 years of service. Mrs. Brown was a people person who never met a stranger. She enjoyed going to yard sales and looking for antiques.
She was preceded in death by six brothers and five sisters.
Survivors include her children, Wayne Brown of Rossville, Richard (Christina) Brown of Garden Grove, Ca., Emmarean (Ted) Ledwell of Chattanooga, and Holly (Randy) Metcalf of Chattanooga; nine grandchildren, James F. (Jennifer) Brown of Ringgold, Holly Brown of Suncity, Ca., Randi Metcalf of Chattanooga, Angela (Dustin) Talley of Fort Oglethorpe, Lauren Ledwell of Chattanooga, Corey Hollis Brown (Teena) of Evans Mills, N.Y., Brett Metcalf of Chattanooga, Richard Hollis Brown, III of Garden Grove, Ca., and Madison Brown of Garden Grove, Ca.; seven great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Condolences may be sent to www.lane-southcrestchapel.com.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Heart Association at www.heart.org or to the American Diabetes Association at www.diabetes.org or to the charity of choice in memory of Mrs. Nancy Brown.
A Gathering of Friends will be held on Wednesday, July 2, from 4-8 p.m. at the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home and Crematory, at the end of Historic Missionary Ridge, Rossville.