Hazel Mae Brown, age 86, of Oak Ridge, passed away Tuesday, June 11, at Briarcliff Health Care Center.
She was born May 18, 1927, in Speedwell, Tenn., the daughter of David J. and Mattie England Heck.
Mrs. Brown retired from Weigel’s Farm Store after 37 years of service. She attended Solway Baptist Church for many years. She was an avid gardener and loved canning. Her family was her passion in life, and she enjoyed being with family and participating in family activities.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Patton Brown, on April 10, 1991; son, Herbert David Brown, on Sept. 23, 2011; and sisters, Ethel Hall and Billie Byrd. [Read more…]