Bess Anna “Dew” Brown
April 20, 1941 - July 5, 2022
Bess Anna "Dew" Brown passed away peacefully at the age of 81 on July 5, 2022 in Savannah, GA. She was born to Frank and Betty Dew both of Lake City, TN and graduated from Lake City High School in 1959. She attended East Tennessee State University after high school. While at East Tennessee State she was crowned Ms. Anderson County and ran for Ms. Tennessee. She then moved to Atlanta, GA and became a flight attendant for Delta Airlines. After a successful career with Norrell and TRC Staffing in Atlanta, she started her own business "Anna's Gift Baskets" that she operated for over 25 years. Bess enjoyed traveling, walking, playing tennis and riding Harleys. She traveled extensively with her beloved husband Tommy Dale Brown. Bess married the love of her life (Tom) and they were married 36 years. She was a beloved Stepmother, Wife, Sister, Grandmother and friend who loved to entertain.
She was preceded in death by Tom and is survived by her step-daughter Shannon Brown Bacon and her husband Trey (Sydney and Andrew) of Savannah, GA, her brother Steve and sister-in-law Sheri Dew of Albany, GA. her niece Stephanie Dew Garrison and her husband Michael (Chase, Brady and Tate) of Macon, GA, and nephew Stephen Dew and his wife Brandy (Tillman and Avery) of Albany, GA. Other surviving relatives include Courtney and Carolyn Pearre, Howard and Jane Blume, Phyllis Collins, Ron and Vera lee Castleberry, David and Becky Dew and Eddie Dew.
Visitation will be July 7, 2022 4-6pm with funeral services at 6pm at Ryan Funeral Home, 11415 S Main St. Trenton, GA 30752. Interment will follow in Bethlehem Cemetery with Pastor Jerry Atkins officiating.
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The family would like to express thanks for the wonderful help and care provided by Summer Breeze Senior living in Wilmington Island, GA and GHC Hospice. A very special thanks to her care givers Lindy Cash, Julie Lane and Kathy Reese. In lieu of flowers, please make contributions to the American Cancer Society's Leukemia research at /leukemia. html.
Arrangements are entrusted to Ryan Funeral Home & Crematory, Trenton, GA.