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Nancy Jean (Harmon) Brown

December 4, 1932 ~ March 6, 2020 (age 87)


Nancy Jean Brown, 87, of Greeneville, passed away early Friday morning at her home where she was surrounded by family and friends.

Nancy grew up in the Three Springs Community of Hamblen County and was a graduate of Whitesburg High School and Greeneville Business School.  Her career included The Austin Company, Metal Engineering Corporation, and Delfasco.

Nancy was a member of Carter’s Chapel United Methodist Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents: Alonzo and Hattie Belle Harmon; sisters and brothers-in-law: Betty (Dedrick) Harris of Mooresburg, Mary Lee (Cecil) Cupp of Russellville; brother-in-law: Wayne Brown of Greeneville; nieces: Glenna Wolfe of Mooresburg and Lisa Brown of Greeneville.

Survivors include her husband of 66 years: Gary L. Brown; two sons: Roger (Pennie) Brown of Knoxville and Ken (Michelle) Brown of Kissimee, FL; grandchildren: Crissy (Brad) Hensley and Ryan (Jessica) Brown of Knoxville, Joseph Brown of Kissimmee, FL, and Megan Brown of Santa Clarita, CA; five great-grandchildren all of Knoxville; one sister: Janice (WK) Walker of Bulls Gap; sister-in-law: Mary Ruth Brown of Greeneville; one niece: Pam (John) Ellenburg of Russellville; one nephew: Mike (Rhonda) Brown of Greeneville.  Nancy was blessed with loving caregivers: Alfreda Dixon, Angie Buckner, and Cynthia Crigger, who provided care and comfort until the very end.

The family will receive friends at Doughty-Stevens Funeral Home from 5 – 7 p.m. Sunday.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday in the Doughty-Stevens Chapel with the Rev. Richard Long and the Rev. Sam Smith officiating.  Interment will follow in Cross Anchor Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the Shriners Hospital for Children.

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March 8, 2020

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Doughty-Stevens Funeral Home
1125 Tusculum Blvd
Greeneville, TN 37745

Funeral Service
March 9, 2020

11:00 AM
Doughty-Stevens Funeral Home
1125 Tusculum Blvd
Greeneville, TN 37745

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