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

May 1, 2021

“You left us too soon. Not by fault of your own. Caught unsuspecting, while jogging alone. Wickedness consumed him and a heart full of rage felled you, silenced you, sent you to your grave.”

Those are the words of Sue Brown as she remembered the murder of her daughter Anna Louise Brown. Friday marked four 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 mourn you, we miss you, tears readily fall. Shared secrets we have but not really, not at all. Hearts of hope have we, to see you in the Great Halls,” Brown continued in a poem she penned in her daughter’s memory. “One day, with rejoicing we’ll see you in heaven, for all eternity.”

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.

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

  1. Milstead on May 1st, 2021 9:40 pm

    Lord please find the person or people that took this girls precious life. Give the family some so much needed peace

  2. C. on May 1st, 2021 12:59 pm

    Maybe it was connected to the murder of the virginia woman who was found in flomaton? Iv come across some people I the area that make the hair on the back of your neck stand up. I feel like it was someone who knew they were out in the middle of nowhere. Iv been chased down by a truck driver before out here and I believe it was they saw I was alone and no one was around.

  3. L. B. on May 1st, 2021 10:30 am

    I’m praying with you Mrs. Brown. That justice will be done for this terrible lost for you and your family. Reading this says to me that you are a family of faith, and i do know that God takes care of his own. Don’t ever loose your hope in the one we know can do whatever our request are. Bless you and the family.

  4. john on May 1st, 2021 8:17 am

    (Jeremiah 4:31 KJV) For I have heard a voice as of a woman in travail, and the anguish as of her that bringeth forth her first child, the voice of the daughter of Zion, that bewaileth herself, that spreadeth her hands, saying, Woe is me now! for my soul is wearied because of murderers.

    (James 2:13 KJV) For he shall have judgment without mercy, that hath shewed no mercy; and mercy rejoiceth against judgment.

    (Revelation 21:8 KJV) But the fearful, and unbelieving, and the abominable, and murderers, and whoremongers, and sorcerers, and idolaters, and all liars, shall have their part in the lake which burneth with fire and brimstone: which is the second death.

    The murderer may gave gotten away, BUT this is only temporary!

  5. Kari Rowland (Ard) on May 1st, 2021 7:52 am

    Such a sweet soul gone too soon!! This family deserves justice! The hope we have through Christ will reunite us all when the time comes! Our prayers are continually with the Brown family…Rest in Heaven Anna Brown

  6. Sister on May 1st, 2021 7:38 am

    William, thank you for remembering Anna and keeping her story at the forefront each year. To our family, church family, and friends: thank you for loving our family and caring for us so well over these years. It is not over, we continue to be hopeful for Justice, and our Faith remains in the Lord.

  7. Whisperjet on May 1st, 2021 6:38 am

    ….Anna was such a loving and caring person who loved her children and family and loved her Lord and savior, Jesus Christ..I have known her parents , siblings , children , and entire family…It is high time that an arrest be made in this case..Someone out there has information on this and needs to come forward with it..I pray for all of her family as it is long past time for justice..

  8. JTV on May 1st, 2021 4:04 am

    So sad

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