Feb. 2, 1933―May 15, 2015 Wanda Hope Brown, 82, of Crossville, passed away May 15, 2015, at Cumberland House in Crossville. She was born Feb. 2, 1933, in Dandridge, TN, daughter of the late Joe and Trula (Dalton) Brooks. She worked in housekeeping at the Ramada Inn and was of the Baptist faith. She is survived by her sons, Jerry Brown, Jefferson City, Larry Brown, Crossville, Gary Brown, Auburn, KY, Bruce Brown, Crossville and Danny Brown, Crossville; daughters, Katherine Parris, Crossville, and Donna Patterson, Dandridge; brother, Raymond Brooks, Crossville; and sister, Joann Rector, Crossville. She is also survived by 11 grandchildren, six step-grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, 14 step-great-grandchildren, and one step-great-great-grandchild. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Donald A. Brown; brother, Nathan Brooks; and sister, Viola French. Funeral services were held at Bilbrey Funeral Home May 18, with Bro. Harold Qualls Jr. and Bro. Mike Kerley officiating. Interment in Taylor's Chapel Cemetery. Pallbearers were Eric, Terry, Joe, Will and Jeff Brown, and Travis Patterson. Bilbrey Funeral Home, Inc. (www.bilbreyfh.com) was in charge of the arrangements.
Published on  May 21, 2015