Mary Annette Brown

DENISON - Ms. Mary Annette Brown, 72, of Denison passed away on Saturday, March 2, 2013 at Medical City Hospital in Dallas, Texas.

She was born to Andrew Jackson Knight and Selma Joyce Roark on April 25, 1940 in Tioga.

She married James N. Brown on March 4, 1976 in Garland.

Mary was employed by Alcatel as a buyer and in telecommunications and held a Business Degree in education.

Mrs. Brown is survived by her husband, James of the home and has five children, Danny Brouer and Julie of Sherman, Tracy Pirtle of Terrell, Andy Brouer and Tonya of Rockford, Ill., James N. Brown Jr. of Dallas, and Alton C. Brown and Darla, Mesquite.

Her four brothers are Jackie Knight and Carolyn of Cleburne, Robert Knight of Ft. Worth, Andy Knight and Lisa of Ft. Worth, David Knight and Nikki of Ft Worth.

Her 11 grandchildren are Chandler, Aubriana, Matthew, Steven, Nicole, Andrea, Melissa, Alschia, Bobby, Caleb and Mary. Her great-grandchild is Killian.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. on March 23, 2013 at the Lake Texoma VFW Post 7863.

American Funeral Services, 4312 W. Crawford St. Denison, has charge of arrangements and condolences may be registered online at

Published in The Herald Democrat on Mar. 22, 2013