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

April 30, 2020

“April 30, 2017, our lives were forever altered. You see, our youngest daughter was taken out of this world; someone took her life. She breathed her last breath as a wicked and vile person left her lying, alone on the side of the road. God, in His Mercy and Grace and compassionate Love, whisked her to Heaven.  She is with Him, safe with her Savior and Lord.”

Those are the words of Sue Brown as she remembered her daughter Anna Louise Brown.  Thursday marked three years since Anna was found shot and killed on Gibson Road off Crabtree Church Road in Molino. Her family is hoping for closure and 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.

“We miss her; her children miss her.  Her family, friends, relatives and co-workers mourn her loss. A loving and free spirited young woman was taken before her time. In the prime and beauty of her life, when the world and her family needed her, she was gone.  We know and understand we will see her again; we will embrace and have a joyous reunion one day when the Lord calls His people home,” Sue Brown said.

When Anna joined a class at Hamilton Baptist Church in Robertsdale before her death, she as 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.

Below: NorthEscambia.com photos, click to enlarge.


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

  1. Diane on May 1st, 2020 5:33 pm

    It’s scary to know we have this killer that’s running amongst us all. I have a friend murdered on the west side 9 years ago i think it is now with no suspects in her brutal murder. God bless their families & I pray these killers are caught. Too sad this type stuff happens. There are creeps all around us. Follow your gut becuz they don’t write it on their foreheads….teach your kids to follow their feelings.

  2. Bewuldered on May 1st, 2020 10:23 am

    Williewonka, the investigators might very well have a suspect in mind, proving it beyond a reasonable doubt is another matter.
    Was it a crime of opportunity, sexual assault? Refreshing peoples’ memory with details of this crime might result in some tips.

  3. Williewonka on April 30th, 2020 6:33 pm

    3 years and no arrest is unbelievable. The article suggest the killer is someone she knew and she is a single mother. Seems like a starting point.

  4. concerned on April 30th, 2020 4:52 pm

    Mike: God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power, love and a sound mind. Use all these gifts to be safe.Your community is not in danger.

  5. Charlotte R Bates on April 30th, 2020 10:40 am

    My heart breaks for this family, as I’ve gotten to know them over the years. Praying for God to be with them during this most difficult time, and pray that justice will be done. I pray every night for them, and pray they find the heartless person that did this to this beautiful young woman.

  6. JTV on April 30th, 2020 8:53 am

    Sad, sad, sad. I hope they find the killer.

  7. Nancy Peters on April 30th, 2020 8:34 am

    Anna was a beautiful, precious young lady. She provided PT for my son. We loved her right away. She loved to talk about God and her children. We are sad that she has gone, but know that she is in Heaven and we will see her again. Praying for her family and children! So sorry for your pain! God is a God of Justice!

  8. Sherry Ewy on April 30th, 2020 6:45 am

    Bless her mothers heart

  9. Gregory Moore on April 30th, 2020 4:50 am

    Anna Louis Brown may you continue to be the love-light that shines in your loved ones heart. I know they miss you. Justice will come in this life or the next for the scum that thought their life was worth more than yours. Rest in peace sweet girl, Most of us will see you soon.

  10. mike on April 30th, 2020 2:56 am

    i hope they find this sick individual. that there is a killer on the loose so close to home is blood chilling. my gun is loaded. i can’t keep a big dog right now but i hope you all can. outside lights, deadbolts, all the security you muster, as we have a twisted animal out there.

    my condolences to the family, so sorry for your loss. :(