Graveside services will be held at 12:00 P.M., Wednesday, March 17, 2021 at Staley Memorial Gardens, corner of Mayo Street and Southerfield Road, Americus, Georgia.
Please be mindful that we will adhere to all government recommendations and mandates at all services at this time. We are limiting graveside seating to no more than 10 with masks being strongly encouraged. Other masked attendees are welcomed but will be expected to practice social distancing.
Graveside services are likely to be held on ground that is uneven, which is out of the control of Oglethorpe Funeral Chapel, Inc. We ask that you take this into consideration when choosing footwear, such as shoes with high, thin heels. Please be advised that Oglethorpe Funeral Chapel, Inc. will not be held responsible for injuries at a grave site because of this.
Elder Annie Ruth Mann Brown of Restoration Church, Americus was born September 1, 1959 to the parentage of the late Mrs. Bertha Patrick Mann and Mr. Willie Mann, Jr. of Sumter County, GA.
At an early age, she accepted Christ as her Savior and joined the Jerusalem Baptist Church, Mask Road - Americus where Rev. J. H. Reynolds was pastor. Presently, she is a member of Restoration Church where she loves her Church Family and her pastor, Rev. George Edge.
She attended Headstart and Northeast Elementary School, Americus and when her family moved to the Plains Highway, she attended Plains High School where she graduated in 1977.
Her post secondary study was in nursing where she received her LPN degree from South GA Technical College in Americus. She worked in that field in Montezuma, Ideal, Americus and Atlanta, GA. She was joined in the holy matrimony to the late Arthur Brown Jr.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Mr. Charlie Mann, and a sister, Ms. Mary Ann Mann of Americus.
She is survived by a son, Mr. Arthur Brown lll of Americus; two sisters, Ms. Eva Mann of Americus and Ms. Mattie (Alfred Sr.) Wright of Albany. Six brothers, Mr. Arthur (Rebecca) Mann; Rev. Freddie Mann; Dr. Cleveland (Fannie) Mann; Rev William (Doris) Mann; Mr. Ray Mann of Americus and Mr. Willis (Ruby) Mann of Duluth, GA. Two step brothers Leon Walker and Rufus Walker; special sister-in-law, Mrs. Bernice Mann of Americus, sisters and brothers-in-law of the Brown Family and she is also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, Church Family, friends and classmates.