Mary K. Brown

March 21, 1929 ~ February 1, 2021 (age 91)



Mary Katherine Brown, age 91, of Pennington Gap, passed away Monday, February 1, 2021 at her home.

She was born March 21, 1929 and was a lifelong resident of Lee County. She graduated from Pennington High School Class of 1947. She was retired as a teacher’s assistant at Elk Knob Elementary School. She was a lifelong member of Gilbert’s Memorial United Methodist Church, where she played the piano for 60+ years. She loved working with children and her church. The bright spots in her life were her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas E. Brown; her mother, Ora M. Gilbert Graham; her father, Samuel H. Graham; and one brother, Eligah S. Graham.

She is survived by one daughter, Kathy B. Audia and husband, Roger S. Audia of Pennington Gap; one granddaughter, K. Nicole Audia-Collins and husband, Brent Collins of Jefferson City, Tennessee; one grandson, R. Steven Audia and wife, Reagan Heller of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; one great-granddaughter, Eliza Kate Audia-Collins; one great-grandson, Richter Fox Audia; and one cousin, June Fee of Vermillion, Ohio.

Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday in Lee Memorial Gardens at Woodway with Pastor Maria Grimm officiating.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Gilbert’s Memorial United Methodist Church.

Due to Covid-19 state regulations, there are only 10 people allowed  at the cemetery. Those attending are asked to wear mask/facial covering. Social distancing guidelines will also be in place. Province Funeral Home of Pennington Gap is in charge of the arrangements.


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Graveside Service
February 4, 2021

2:00 PM
Lee Memorial Gardens
1986 Hickory Flatts Rd.
Pennington Gap, VA 24277

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