Connie Brown age 86, of Tecumseh, passed away April 6, 2012 at Tecumseh Place surrounded by her loving family. Connie was born March 19, 1927 in Harragate, Tenn., the daughter of Allen and Iva (Massengil) Yeary. On September 16, 1944 she married James W. Brown and he preceded her in death. Mrs. Brown was a resident of Tecumseh since 1952 coming from Middlesboro, Ky. In 1965 Connie and husband, James, started the Country House Restaurant in Tecumseh which is still being operated by their grandson, Marc. Connie was a charter member of the Tecumseh Missionary Baptist Church and the Herrick Memorial Hospital Auxiliary.Connie is survived by her children JoAnn (William) Danley and Jim W. (Stephanie) Brown both of Tecumseh; sisters, Shrelda Braden, Mary Burchett and Lucille Herrell; brother, Shelva Yeary; grandchildren, Jeff, Marc, Jacob and Joseph Danley and Kevin Brown and Jennifer Steinbach and 11 great grandchildren.In addition to her husband, James, Connie was preceded in death by four sisters and one brother.A Memorial Service will be held 1 p.m. Friday, April 12, 2013 at the Tecumseh Missionary Baptist Church with Rev. Brian Jones officiating. Burial will take place in Lenawee Hills Memorial Gardens, Tecumseh at a later date. Visitation will be at the church from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. prior to the service at 1 p.m. Memorial contributions in memory of Connie may be made to the Tecumseh Missionary Baptist Church.Condolences to the family may be made online at www.pursefuneralhome.com.