A Mom Remembers A Daughter Lost As Search Continues For Molino Woman’s Killer

April 30, 2019

“Yours was a heart full of joy and love for the Lord, your children, family and friends; your lilting voice, melodious and sweet with song, wafts thru our hearts and minds.”

That is the opening line of a poem written Sue Brown as she remembers her daughter Anna Louis Brown. Tuesday, April 30, marked two years since Anna was found shot and killed on Gibson Road off Crabtree Church Road in Molino. Her family is hoping for closure from the arrest of a suspect.

Brown, 38, was pronounced deceased at the scene; her body was discovered face down by the roadway.

Investigators believe the murder was not a random act of violence, and they believe Brown knew the person that killed her. No suspect has been named by the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office.

“Anna was a caring and compassionate person, helping others and ministering to them with God’s love and grace. She never met a stranger, often smiling and greeting many with whom she came into contact,” Sue Brown said in statement on the first anniversary of her daughter’s death.

When Anna joined a class at Hamilton Baptist Church in Robertsdale, Anna was asked to write down something about her life.

“I am …doing life as a working, blessed Mom of two amazing children,” Anna wrote. “I love being a mom! There are moments and days and situations that are tough and rough and painful and challenging and hard; but the joy of loving and having the privilege to nurture and teach my kids is a gift. I know they are each God’s first, and that helps me worry less when they are away,” Anna wrote. “I work as a Physical Therapist Assistant …I love doing therapy!”

She continued, “I have a great family. I have wonderful parents and I have a growing relationship with my Creator, my Lord, my salvation, my strength, provider, comforter and friend. With my natural family and my church family, I am never alone or separated. I receive love and support and physical, tangible help when it’s needed. That support and encouragement makes single parenting not so single! Yay!”

Anyone with information on the murder is asked to contact the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office at (850) 436-9620 or call Gulf Coast Crime Stoppers at (850) 433-STOP

The complete poem penned by Sue Brown for the second anniversary of her daughter is below.

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8 Responses to “A Mom Remembers A Daughter Lost As Search Continues For Molino Woman’s Killer”

  1. Frankie Martin on February 10th, 2020 4:23 pm

    Anna, Dylan and I miss you so much! You’re always in our hearts and your precious family are in our prayers. You are a special friend and sister in Christ, I pray I can be a special warrior like you were! The best way to keep you alive in our hearts is to love and care about others and their salvation like you did. We love you and miss you more!

  2. david lamb on May 1st, 2019 1:46 pm

    MR REALITY Anna was not dumped. She was out jogging, when the dirtball shot her.

  3. Suzanne on May 1st, 2019 8:09 am

    The death of this sweet young woman still grieves my heart. I ache for my friend, her mother. I ache for the entire family. They are the most godly family I have ever met. I hope they catch the perpetrator very soon and that he is put away for the rest of his life for this evil deed. Please join me and others in prayer for this sweet, sweet family!

  4. MR REALITY on April 30th, 2019 4:14 pm

    Is this the young lady who was dumped and someone reported seeing a silver volvo in the area? That is an unusual car IMO.

  5. Melissa Merritt on April 30th, 2019 9:09 am

    Anna was an amazing sweet soul! I love her family like my own! I pray God would continue to comfort and strengthen them with His greatness and faithfulness!

  6. anne 1of2 on April 30th, 2019 9:05 am

    Sue Brown, thank you for sharing your poem and the memories of your lovely daughter. Both of you sound like great people. Surely someone can help you or the person responsible for her end will be unable to deal with the guilt and go to the police.

  7. Snuke26 on April 30th, 2019 8:38 am

    A beautiful soul gone way too soon. Smiling for you Anna.

  8. Janet Horn on April 30th, 2019 8:26 am

    Thank you for printing this story about Anna. She was a precious, and talented young lady. I know she’s using her sweet singing voice to praise her Savior in Heaven now. And whether the person who committed this crime receives justice here on this earth or not, they will certainly receive it in the life to come. My prayers for the family that still grieves and remembers their loved one.