Mary Frances Brown, 72, passed away Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014. She was a homemaker and a member of South Pittsburg, Church of Christ. Mrs. Brown was preceded in death by her husband, James D."J.D. "Brown; parents, John and Nannie B. Smith Hogan Jr; and sister, JoAnn Whitmire. She is survived by her son, James David Brown; daughter, Debbie Brown Hargis; brothers, Charlie (Debbie) Hogan and Bill Hogan; sisters, Barbara (Larry) McCallister, Yvonne (George) Hughes, Nancy (Kenneth) Hamrick, Lisa (Larry) Dempsey; Kathy (Steve) Stevens; brother-in-law, Ralph Whitmire; special sister-in-law, Grace Brown; grandchildren, Jaime Hargis Bowman, Billy Hargis and Vanessa Stephenson; great-grandchildren, Paige Womack, C.J. Bowman, Brittley Seller and Corbin Scruggs; several nieces and nephews; special great-niece, Sophie Grace Dawkins and special caregiver, Sonny Stinson. Funeral services will be conducted from the funeral home chapel at 2:30 p.m. CST Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014, with Minister Donnie Brown officiating. Interment will follow in Sequatchie Valley Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from noon until 8 p.m. CST today, Feb. 8, 2014. To send online condolences visit www.tatefh.com. Arrangements by Tate Funeral Home, LLC, Jasper, TN 423-942-9500.