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Patricia Burton Brown, 83
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Patricia Burton Brown was born at the Homestead in Crossville on Feb. 26, 1938, to the late Rozell and Victor Burton and died at home on Oct. 12, at the age of 83. She had an unwavering faith in God and was a founding member of Christ’s Family Church.

Patricia was raised in Algood and studied accounting at Tennessee Tech before marrying Robert (Bob) Brown on June 6, 1959. The couple enjoyed adventure and travel and were fortunate to visit many countries around the world. Together they raised their family in the loving fellowship at Westwood Church of Christ, hosting numerous Bible studies and youth events in their home.

Always a gracious hostess, Pat was known for her hospitality as well as her love of flowers. She was a longtime member of the Ben Lomand Garden Club and the Lt. James Sheppard Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution.

Pat is survived by her husband of 62 years, Robert Franklin Brown, her three children, Mark (Beth) Brown of McMinnville, Sherrie (John) Brown Cavin of Brentwood, and Christy (Wendell) Brown of Brentwood, nine grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her brother David Burton. Pat’s family would like to share their gratitude to Regina, Peggy, Paige, and Crosley who cared for Pat like family.

The family will receive visitors at Christ’s Family Church, 2285 South Chancery Street, on Friday, Oct. 15, from 4 to 8 p.m. They kindly request that all guests wear masks. A private service will be held at the family cemetery on Saturday.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Christ’s Family Church - Families in Need Fund, P.O. Box 643, McMinnville, TN 37111 or Ben Lomand Garden Club c/o Jeanine Jacobs, 2206 Westlake Avenue, Monteagle, TN 37356. Online condolences may be made at

High Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Southern Standard

(McMinnville, Tenn.) Oct. 15, 2021