Anne Ramsey Browning

Published 7:27 pm Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Born in Asheville, N.C., she was the daughter of the late Mack E. and Georgia Culbertson Ramsey and was a graduate of Lee Edwards High School, Asheville, N.C., and UNC, Asheville. She was first married to Gerald S. Echols. Mrs. Browning was in real estate and was a senior underwriter for Browning Title from 1981 until 2000. She moved to Saluda in 2000 from Hendersonville, N.C. Mrs. Browning was a member of the Episcopal Church of Transfiguration, Saluda.

Surviving beside her husband are: a son, Daniel David Echols of Asheville; a daughter, Anne Elizabeth Echols Keoleian of Clemmons, N.C.; a half-sister, Betty Darr of Asheville, N.C., and three grandchildren.

Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, October 17, 2009 in the Episcopal Church of Transfiguration, Saluda, with Vicar Norma Hanson officiating.

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Memorials may be made to Four Seasons Hospice, 571 S. Allen Road, Flat Rock, N.C. 28731 or to MemoryCare, 100 Far Horizons Lane, Asheville, N.C. 28803.

An on-line guest register may be signed at

McFarland Funeral Chapel, Tryon.