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Jeanne "Anne" Brown

28 August, 195617 July, 2021

Jeanne "Anne" Brown, age 64, of Galveston, Texas, passed away at St. Pat's hospital, in Lake Charles, Louisiana on Saturday, July 17, 2021. Jeanne was born August 28, 1956 to Oscar and Katherine Mills Olsen.

Anne was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She enjoyed reading, playing bingo, Shopping, and spending time with her family, especially her grand children. She was married in 1977 to Erwin "Cotton" Brown in Galveston, Texas. Anne was a dedicated employee as an Administrative Secretary for UTMB and retired after 18 years of service.

She is preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Robert "Bobby" Ites and baby Emil Ites; brother-in-law Thomas Isenhower.

Those left to cherish her memory are her husband, Erwin "Cotton" Brown; sons, Christopher "Chris" Keller and wife Barbara of Galveston, TX, William "Billy" Keller and wife Stephanie of Texas City, TX; daughters, Jenny Frapp and husband, Michael of Sulphur, LA, Eugenia "Jeannie" Brown of Orange, TX; 14 grandchildren, eighteen great- grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews and sister, sister, Mary Isenhower.

A Memorial service will be held on August 28, 2021 at 2pm. Location of the service is 2221 Grover Ave., Galveston, Texas.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at for the Brown family.


  • Memorial Service

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Robin (Ringer) Dahlheim

24 July 2021

I'm having a mass said for Anne at the 8:30 am mass this Sunday July 25, 2021 at Cristo Rey Catholic Church in Austin, TX.

Irene Galicia

23 July 2021

I met Anne through a friend and then became good friends with her. She was a spirited and beautiful soul. I will truly miss her. Fly high sweet Anne… until we meet again.

Valerie Keller

22 July 2021

I remember when I was hit by a truck and kept blacking out, my mawmaw looking over me while I was in the hospital telling me she’s loves me and that I am okay 💜 I miss her so much. Her death hit me hard.

Joy Ray

22 July 2021

The memory that sticks with the most is my first xmas with the family. We lived in Pasadena and her daughter and I were best friends. I got invited over and mom and dad got me a panda holding a small panda. Which I still have. Over the years Ann was always there if I needed advice or to laugh. She always gave and had a heart of gold. Don't get me wrong she gave it to me if I did wrong. I will miss her so much. You are loved and always will be.

Diana Huckaby

22 July 2021

I didn't officially meet Aunt Annie till 2013 but she was a sweet lady. Wish I had gotten to know her more and spent more time with her. Prayers and love to my cousins.

Christopher Keller

22 July 2021

just want to let everyone know that my father "cotton brown " will living with me at the house he grew up in located in Galveston feel free to message me with any questions

Yolanda Biggers

21 July 2021

I am in shock. I worked with Anne in Surg Path and the last time I saw her was in Galveston the day before she moved. We kept in touch thru Facebook. I will always remember her

Debbie Kraus

21 July 2021

So many memories With Anne and Cotton , many years ago. Fishing, camping, and beach times. Our thoughts and prayers are with the whole family. I just recently reconnected with Anne via Facebook. She will surely be missed. Love to the whole family.
Debbie and Robert Kraus.


21 July 2021

My mother, friend, and hero. You will be dearly missed. Love you mommy! Till you meet me at the pearly gates.

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