Retha Lee Fannie Brown

Mrs. Retha Lee “Fannie” Brown, age 84 of Harriman, passed away Tuesday July 23, 2019 at her home. Mrs. Brown was born September 20, 1934 in Harriman.


She is preceded her in death by her parents: Henry and Eliza Brown

Five brothers: Robert, George, James, Junior and Franklin Brown

Two sisters: Carrie and Sue


She is survived by Two sons: Darrell and his wife Christi Brown and Greg Brown

Two daughters: Tammy and her husband James Raby of Knoxville and Retha Hardie of Harriman

Eight grandchildren: Tisha, Candice, Devon, Samantha, Jacob, Daryl, Dwight and Eli

Five great granddaughters: Zoey, Addison, Aria, Olivia Grace and Emory whom she loved dearly

Special nieces: Pat, Brenda, Norma and Phyllis

Special nephews

A special cousin: Floyd (Acorn) Brown

And a host of other family, friends and loved ones.


The family will receive friends on Friday July 26, 2019 at Davis Funeral Home in Harriman from 12:00 to 2:00 PM. The funeral service will follow at 2:00 PM. Graveside services will be immediately following the funeral service in the Harriman City Cemetery.


Davis Funeral Home, Harriman, honored to be serving the Brown family.