Ann Stafford Brown, 85, died Friday, July 31, 2020, at home.
Born in Lonaconing, December 20, 1934, she was the daughter of the late John Stafford and Fannie (Main) Smith.
She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 58 years, Bobby.
She was preceded in death by brothers, William, John (Shirley), Andrew (Mabel), Alex “Ike” (Nancy), Robert, and sister Betty.
She was also preceded in death by brothers in law William (Evelyn), Lloyd (Mabel), James, Pete (Marion), and Roy (Wanda), and sisters-in-law Audrey, Josephine, Margaret, Mabel, Gladys, and Ruth.
She is survived by her daughters Roberta and Khrista, grandchildren Addie (Daniel), Ben, Emma, and her granddog Bea.
She is also survived by brother James (Dianni) and sisters-in-law Wanda and Betty Lee. Numerous nieces and nephews survive her.
Ann was employed by the Evans family and later the Town of Lonaconing as a bookkeeper for the water company for 42 years. She was a 1952 graduate of Central High School.
She was an active member of the Central Alumni Association and served as its treasurer. She especially enjoyed watching athletic events involving her family from little league through high school and college.
Friends will be received at the Wilhelm-Eakin Funeral Home, P.A. in Lonaconing Sunday, August 2, 2020 from 4 – 7 PM. Services will be conducted at the funeral home Monday, August 3, 2020 at 11 AM by Pastors Matthew D. Eichhorn and Wesley Rinehart and Rev. Dr. Alexa Smith.
Interment will be in Frostburg Memorial Park.
Pallbearers will be nephews Bobby, John, Jeff Smith, grandchildren Ben and Emma, and grandson-in-law Daniel Jones. Honorary pallbearers are nephews Earl and Will Smith.
The family would like to thank Ann's caregivers Linda Cutter, Joyce Ritchie, Robin Clark, Lavonna Rosenberger, and Pat Russell for their kindness and support. Thanks to Jennifer Barlow and the Primary Medical Center for their care and compassion towards Ann. Thanks also to the Western Maryland Home Health Service Team and Hospice.
Memorial contributions may be directed to the George's Creek Ambulance Service or the Oak Hill Cemetery Association.
Ann was a devoted wife, mom, and grandma; she will be greatly missed.