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Sheila Brown Obituary

Sheila Akans Brown
Sheila Akans Brown

July 28, 1944 - September 13, 2017
Born in Knoxville, Tennessee
Resided in Knoxville, Tennessee
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Sheila Akans Brown passed away peacefully on September 13, 2017. She was 73.

Born July 28, 1944 as the only child to Shields and Marguerite Mullins, Sheila grew up in Rutledge and spent her adult years in Knoxville. Throughout her life, she enjoyed decorating, catering, collecting antiques, and sewing, but most of all, she loved a good yard sale.

Sheila is survived by her husband of 55 years, Tom; her older son, David Brown and wife, Misty, of Knoxville; her younger son, Andrew Brown, and wife, Natishia, of Youngsville, NC. She also leaves to cherish her memory three grandchildren, Darby Brown, Devon Brown, and Shyneshia Davis, as well as a circle of cousins who were like siblings to her.

The family will receive friends on Monday, September 18 from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. at Stevens Mortuary. Inurnment will be private.

As an expression of sympathy, memorial contributions may be made to Mobile Meals, Knoxville-Knox County CAC Office on Aging, P.O. Box 5160, Knoxville, TN 37950-1650.

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Stevens Mortuary
1304 Oglewood Avenue
Knoxville, TN US 37917
Monday, September 18, 2017
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM



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