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“About twenty two years ago I attended a women's conference in Virgina and she was the guest speaker. She spoke on "Transformation" using Joseph's...Read More »
1 of 77 | Posted by: Glenda Robinson - Brooklyn, NY

“Earth's loss is surely Heavens gain. The Body of Christ will miss this Jewel. Peace and Blessings to all the family. Sonya England ”
2 of 77 | Posted by: sonya england - Morganton, NC

“When I moved to NC from Florida in 2001 I heard about Mary Ann Brown. We attended a Women of the Word Conference at Ridgecrest in 2002. I was blown...Read More »
3 of 77 | Posted by: Karen Smith - Mills River, NC

“Dear Family, You don't know us, but we knew your dear Mary Ann. We had a number of occassions to hear her minister God's Word in such a unique and...Read More »
4 of 77 | Posted by: Helen Gall - Searsport, ME

“I remember the wonderful times we had together in the 1980's when Mary Ann was associated with our ministry. We were together on a trip to the Holy...Read More »
5 of 77 | Posted by: Wayne Miller - Marion, SC

“I heard Mary at the Women of the Word Conference in Chicago October 2011-excellent word! See you in heaven very soon! ”
6 of 77 | Posted by: Corina Hoaglund - Lake Mills, IA

“We were truly blessed by Dr.Browns ministry there is none like her we will forever miss her presence and most importantly her administering the word...Read More »

“It was my joy to be ministered to by Mary Ann during the years she came to Ridgecrest. She was a strong, reliable voice in the body of Christ; and...Read More »
8 of 77 | Posted by: Judith Manka - Blairsville, GA

“Dr. Mary Ann Brown taught me for more than 20 years at CBU conferences. I am different and changed into more of His Glory because of her...Read More »
9 of 77 | Posted by: Tara Quinn - Monroe, NC

“Nana Brown you were truly a light in all of our lives and through Christ. Thank you for sharing your love of the Lord with our family and blessing...Read More »
10 of 77 | Posted by: Joshua & Shannon LaLonde - MI

“Another Warrior has put a smile on God's face as she entered into eternal rest. Dr. Mary Ann Brown will be soooo missed here on earth - however the...Read More »
11 of 77 | Posted by: Evan Watson III & Doria Watson

“MaryAnn I will miss you greatly, but the seeds in which you have planted will continue to grow. You were a voice here on earth and because of all...Read More »
12 of 77 | Posted by: Revs Bryan and Antoinette Attinson - NJ

“Mary will be deeply missed but we know to be out of the body is to be present with the Lord. May the Holy Spirit give you the comfort and peace...Read More »
13 of 77 | Posted by: Ms. Willo Jean Jordan - Goldsboro, NC

“Sister Mary Ann was a friend to this ministry and a prophetic voice to the body of Christ. Her personal humor, woven into every presentation of God...Read More »
14 of 77 | Posted by: Wendall S. Ward II - Richlands, NC

“My heart.and continued prayers go out to Donny and the rest of this wonderful family.I know God is keeping you all in His care during this time of...Read More »
15 of 77 | Posted by: Robert Taylor - Dallas, TX

“The church has lost a true Mom in the faith to so many of us. Mary Ann was a rare jewel. The light of Christ shown through her so beautifully. My...Read More »
16 of 77 | Posted by: Pastor Allen Cook - Brentwood, NH

“Oh Mary Ann, Blessed art thou amongst women...How I will miss your ministry to the Body of Christ. I remember well the Eagle example you made of Bro...Read More »
17 of 77 | Posted by: Sandra Tempesti Fleming - MI

“God rest you Mary Ann, you have touched and enriched the lives of so many. ”
18 of 77 | Posted by: Allan Cook - Duncanville, TX

“It was truly an honor to meet you and get to spend that Saturday with you and to learn exactly where Donnie got his heart of gold from. You have...Read More »
19 of 77 | Posted by: John Welch - Dallas, TX - Friend

20 of 77 | Posted by: PAUL GENE "PJ" SCHEFFEL III - TX

21 of 77 | Posted by: JOSEPH MICHAEL BERTOVICH - TX

“Mary Ann Brown did not know me, but I knew her through a WOW conference in Oct. of 2011. My very 1st. Our group of 40 women coming from Minnesota and...Read More »
22 of 77 | Posted by: RoseAnn Olson - Albert Lea, MN

“To family and friends: Many speakers impact our lives, but rarely do we find one that can bring us true gospel teaching and personal experiences in...Read More »
23 of 77 | Posted by: CARMEN V. CIANCI - COLUMBIA, CT

“Dear Family: Praying for comfort and peace for each of you. Mary Ann blessed so many in such a variety of ways and we will miss her humor and truth...Read More »
24 of 77 | Posted by: Laurie Pineda - Columbia, SC

“I will never forget the first time I heard Mary Ann speak. What a wonderful way to learn God's ways and who He really is. I never laughed so hard...Read More »
25 of 77 | Posted by: Paula Thompson

“Rarely are we divinely destined to come face to face with greatness and the inspiration of God wrapped in a unique package called Mary Anne Brown. I...Read More »
26 of 77 | Posted by: ELAINE MOULTON - Chicago,, IL

27 of 77 | Posted by: JANE fORD - kANNAPOLIS, NC

“Donnie, my heart is heavy for you and your family today. I pray for our Loving Master's peace in your hearts as you prepare to bid your farewells to...Read More »
28 of 77 | Posted by: Roger Thorne - Dallas, TX

“I see Mary Ann dancing with Jesus and sharing her wonderful sense of humor. May God comfort you in your loss and give you His joy. ”
29 of 77 | Posted by: Sandy Petrille - naperville, IL

“Dr. Brown was one of the very first mentors and teachers I sat under at a CBU conference 20 years ago. I received the Baptism of the Holy Spirit...Read More »
30 of 77 | Posted by: Bonita Dombroski - Concord, NC

“My prayers are with the family of our precious sister. She was a great inspiration to me every time I heard her speak at the WOW conferences. She...Read More »
31 of 77 | Posted by: Barbara Heard - Ellsworth, ME

“Mary Ann was such an inspiration and blessing to so many of us -- her humor and ability to go straight to point of God's heart taught, led, and...Read More »
32 of 77 | Posted by: Angie Vess - Cary, NC

“Dr. Mary Ann Brown was an inspiration to us all. I met her for the first time at a Women of the Word conference and her presence and sermons were...Read More »
33 of 77 | Posted by: Laurie Drolet - Concord, NH

“Dear children of Mary Ann: How sad to lose your precious mother, but how joyful to know that she touched the lives of thousands of people with her...Read More »
34 of 77 | Posted by: Donna Slingluff - Rockville, MD

“Truly one of Gods' generals. What a wonderful treasure for Gods' women. Dr. Brown will certainly be missed by all; it was privilege and honor to be...Read More »
35 of 77 | Posted by: Mary Groce-Madison - Tallahassee, FL

“Praying for your family as you adjust to life with out mom. ”
36 of 77 | Posted by: Amy Cunningham Eubanks - TX

“went to hear her speak at CBU conferences for over 20 years. What a mighty woman of God, lover of God, Warrior and teacher. She was a major part of...Read More »
37 of 77 | Posted by: janet Soeder - nashville, TN

“Nana, you were amazing. I miss you! I love you. Love, your grand daughter Taylor. ”
38 of 77 | Posted by: taylor - eustace, TX

“So many lives wered touched by Mary Ann Brown, through her obedience to answer the call on her life. I am so thankful to have been able to attend...Read More »
39 of 77 | Posted by: Lisa Treece - Montgomery, AL

“Your Mom was a true gift to His church. She loved us enough to speak the truth when so few have the courage to do so. She has been a blessing to me...Read More »
40 of 77 | Posted by: Elizabeth Campbell - MD

“Dr. Brown's teachings were so powerful. I can honestly say her words helped in God's restoration of my marriage. I know that she is now in the...Read More »
41 of 77 | Posted by: April Meredith - Morganton, NC

“I have been blessed to have listened and learned from many of Dr. Brown's messages. I truly feel that her life was annointed for such a time as this...Read More »
42 of 77 | Posted by: Janice Griffin - RI

“Very few teachers do I remember sermons they spoke, but Mary Ann opened her mouth and God spoke. I will never forget all she ministered to so many...Read More »
43 of 77 | Posted by: Cecilia Trevarthen Sides - AL

“She blessed countless lives. She was as real as they come. Blessings on your family. ”
44 of 77 | Posted by: Debbie Lollie - Tallahassee, FL

“My condolences to the family of a mighty woman of God. Truly a warrior in the Kingdom, whose life touched many. Great are her rewards. ”
45 of 77 | Posted by: Ruth Smith - Connellsville, PA

“I thank God for allowing me to sit under Mary Ann Brown's teaching. She was a unique and precious minister of God's word. She could communicate the...Read More »
46 of 77 | Posted by: pam frawley - commack, NY

“My Condolences to Mary's family. She was a mighty woman of God!! ”
47 of 77 | Posted by: Bob and Oksana Villeneuve

“i have met few people in life who left something good with me .Ilove you see you later! ”
48 of 77 | Posted by: lynda morton - jacksonville, NC

“Thank you for your ministry during the times you came to Restoration Church in Spartanburg, SC and to the WOW conferences at Ridgecrest. The timely...Read More »
49 of 77 | Posted by: Cathy - Spartanburg, SC

“We mourn the loss of our dear sister in the Lord but rejoice with all heaven at her home going. Our prayers are with the family and those who were...Read More »
50 of 77 | Posted by: Cindy Nolt - Haines City, FL

“To Mary's Family - Mary Ann will be greatly missed. She loved her husband and family dearly. Mary Ann was equally at home whether speaking to large...Read More »
51 of 77 | Posted by: Debbie (Botsford) Hardin - TX

“We made the trip to NC many times to hear Mary Ann from Ohio. While she spoke with humor, I recognize her as a prophetic voice and while she with us...Read More »
52 of 77 | Posted by: Sue Miller - Carrollton, OH

“Mary Ann was a modern day prophet who heard the voice of God for the CHURCH and gave us wisdom and insight into the heart of God for HIS people. I...Read More »
53 of 77 | Posted by: Cathy Craige - Barre, VT

“I met Mary at a Georgia Women of the Word conference. She really spoke to a need in my life. I thank God for her service and her infectious humor. ...Read More »
54 of 77 | Posted by: Jackie Banston - Moultire, GA

“My condolences to the family of Mary Ann Brown. I have her tapes and one of my favorites is The Eagle's Lesson on Joy.She used Jim Jackson for a...Read More »
55 of 77 | Posted by: Judy Davis - Lewisville, NC

“I met mary at a women of the word event in New Hamshere she seemed like a very nice inspiring women of go sorry for your loss my she rest in peace...Read More »
56 of 77 | Posted by: Karen L Broderick - Glastonbury, CT

“So enjoyed messages I heard from Mary Ann at various WOW conferences. She was an amazing speaker and her love for the Lord was infectious. She will...Read More »
57 of 77 | Posted by: Margaret Bauman - Baraboo, WI

“The family has my deepest sympathy. Mary Ann was a wonderful woman of God & such a fantastic inspiration to all she came in contact with. I only...Read More »
58 of 77 | Posted by: Darlene DiCaprio - Arnold, PA

“I met Mary Ann Brown at a "Home Group" meeting in the Dallas, TX area in the early 90's. She was a dear friend and a powerful woman of God. She had...Read More »
59 of 77 | Posted by: Linda Killian - Fleetwood, NC

“I had the honor and pleasure of being at a W.O.W. conference in New Hampshire where Dr. Brown ministered, shared, and taught. I share her love for...Read More »
60 of 77 | Posted by: Nancy S. Moloff - Kings Park, NY

“A wonderful woman of God! She always brought a smile to your face with her witty comments. May the Lord keep and strength her family through out this...Read More »
61 of 77 | Posted by: Annette Santiago-Kozmon - CT

“I cherish the opportunity I had to sit under her teaching and ministry. Such a servant of the Lord and one that will be sorely missed by so many. We...Read More »
62 of 77 | Posted by: Phyllis Isenhart - Jacksonville, NC

“Thank you Mary Ann for being so faithful in bringing GOD's WORD to all of us... I could have listened to you all day and never tired or got bored. ...Read More »
63 of 77 | Posted by: Loree Poteat - Belmont, NC

“Dr. MaryAnn Brown was such an example for us to follow. I will never forge the first time I ever heard her minister back in 1984 when I was a student...Read More »
64 of 77 | Posted by: Sandy Childress - Dallas, TX

“Dr. Maryann Brown marked our lives in remarkable ways! As I have read the tributes I can only wonder will her voice be silent or will the church at...Read More »
65 of 77 | Posted by: Marjorie Stackman - Coram, NY

“The first time I ever saw Mary was at the W.O.W. meeting at Ridgecrest, NC. She will be greatly missed. ”
66 of 77 | Posted by: Susie Hartley - Leesville, SC

“Just once you spoke into my life Mary Ann, you looked at me and said "I Love You." and i knew that it was Adoni, my Father speaking to me. I could...Read More »
67 of 77 | Posted by: mary chartier gagnon - MA

“My life has been deeply touched by MaryAnn she could make you laugh so hard in one moment and the cry the next from the power and annointing when she...Read More »
68 of 77 | Posted by: Pastor Laurie Desjardins - CT

69 of 77 | Posted by: SYLVIA GORSUCH - GULF BREEZE, FL

“Dr. Mary Ann had such a wonderful way of reaching the hearts of women from every walk of life. To sit under her teaching was always an opportunity...Read More »
70 of 77 | Posted by: Sharon Giacinto - Streator, IL

“MaryAnn's wit and way of presenting God's Word always inspired me and left a lasting immpression on my life. She will be missed and I pray that the...Read More »
71 of 77 | Posted by: Judy Fahy - Gahanna, OH

“I have been blessed by hearing the messages and prophetic word from Mary Ann for many years at WOW conferences at Ridgecrest. One of the most...Read More »
72 of 77 | Posted by: Kyle Howard - Bahama, NC

“I will never forget all of the Truths feom God's Word that Mary Ann sowed into my heart. I remember when she was introduced to the CBU family many...Read More »
73 of 77 | Posted by: Debbie Rhodus - Hixkory, NC

“I've been to two WOW conferences and heard Dr. Mary Ann Brown speak. What a Blessing she was! She will be missed but She is now with our Loving...Read More »
74 of 77 | Posted by: Lonita Drew - Corinth, ME

“The beautiful Mary Ann Brown has touched our lives in deep, and enduring ways. Thank you, Mary Ann. I love you and will miss you, your heart and...Read More »
75 of 77 | Posted by: Amy Rath - Ocala, FL

“Mary Ann Brown was a great woman of God. She mentored me and taught me so much. I shall always remember her great humor and yet great, powerful...Read More »
76 of 77 | Posted by: Barbara Benton - Helena, AL

“I love this woman of God. She has been an inspiration to me and to the women of our Church that go to Ridgcrest every year to WOW. We will always...Read More »
77 of 77 | Posted by: Sylvia Jordan - Williamston, SC

Cedar Hill, Texas—Dr. Mary Ann Brown, Minister of the Gospel, 73, entered into rest on Friday, November 9, 2012 in Augusta, Georgia.

Visitation will be 6-8:00 PM Thursday November 15, 2012. Funeral services will be at 12:00 PM Friday November 16, 2012, both at Laurel Land Memorial Chapel.

Dr. Brown was a native of Houston, Texas and resided in Cedar Hill, Texas, a suburb of Dallas, Texas. She graduated and received her Doctorate, in Theology, from the Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Sr. Brown was the founder and president of Mary Ann Brown Ministries. She was a National and International Conference speaker and was a member of advisory boards for numerous Churches and other organizations.
Dr. Brown was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Wilburn P "Buddy" Brown, Sr.

Survivors include, three sons, W.P. "Buster" Brown, Jr., Donald Wayne Brown, both Cedar Hill, Texas and Edward Alan Brown of Midlothian, Texas; one daughter, Nicol Leann Brown Durante (Terry) of Cedar Hill, Texas; two brothers, Larry Ehart (Jewel) of Greenville, Texas and Ralph "Little Buddy" Ehart (Karen) of Desoto, Texas; seven grandchildren; one great grandson and scores of Spiritual sons and daughters.

In lieu of flowers, the family request that donations be made to, Whole Life Ministries "The Healing Center" 2621 Washington Road, Augusta, Georgia 30904

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Local arrangements, entrusted to Platt's Funeral Home, 721 Crawford Avenue, Augusta, Georgia.