|Birth: ||May 22, 1925|
|Death: ||Mar. 11, 2009|
May 22, 1925 - March 11, 2009
83, of Berry, Kentucky, passed away on Wednesday, March 11, 2009, at the Cedar Ridge Health Campus in Cynthiana. Born on May 22, 1925 in Harrison County, Kentucky, he was a son of the late Jesse Grant and Willie Gertrude Leach Brown. On January 22, 1948, he married Georgena Gillespie and his dear wife survives his passing. He had worked as a dock worker with Consolidated Freight in Cincinnati, Ohio and as a farmer. He was a member of the Marcus Crooked Creek Baptist Church, Berry, a member of the Masonic Lodge and the Indra Consistory Scottish Rite, 32nd degree.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by four siblings.
In addition to his wife of 61 years, Georgena Gillespie Brown, he is survived by two sons: Barry Gene Brown of Berry, Kentucky and James Kenneth Brown of Falmouth, Kentucky; two daughters: Evea Lou Green and Paula Jo Hamilton, both of Berry, Kentucky; 7 grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren; 3 brothers: Ben Brown of Williamstown, Kentucky, Bob Brown of Ft. Mitchell, Kentucky, and Floyd Brown of Richwood, Kentucky; and 4 sisters: Betty Robinson of Elsmere, Kentucky, Jeannie Kinman of Dry Ridge, Kentucky, Beulah Thompson of Berry, Kentucky, and Anna Mary Brown of Florida.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. On Saturday, March 14, 2009, at the Woodhead Funeral Home, Berry, with Bro. Jeremy Northcutt and Bro. Paul Conrad officiating. Masonic rites will be conducted during the funeral service. There will be no visitation.
The pallbearers will be Ben Brown, Bob Brown, Buck Brown, Jim Gillespie, Steve Kiplinger, and Robert English.
Interment will take place in the Pythian Grove Cemetery, Berry.
Memorials are suggested to the Marcus Crooked Creek Baptist Church, Berry.
Born: May 22, 1925
Place of Birth: Harrison County, Kentucky
Death: March 11, 2009
Place of Death: Cedar Ridge Health Campus
Occupation: former dock worker and farmer
Organizations: member of the Marcus Crooked Creek Baptist Church, a member of the Colonel Clay Masonic Lodge #159, and the Indra Consistory Scottish Rite, 32nd degree
Georgena Gillespie Brown, Spouse
Barry Gene Brown, Son
James Kenneth Brown, Son
Evea Lou Green, Daughter
Paula Jo Hamilton, Daughter
7 grandchildren 10 great grandchildren Ben Brown, Brother
Bob Brown, Brother
Floyd Brown, Brother
Betty Robinson, Sister
Jeannie Kinman, Sister
Beulah Thompson, Sister
Anna Mary Brown, Sister
Saturday March 14, 2009, 11:00 am at Woodhead Funeral Home
Memorial donations may be made to:
Marcus Crooked Creek Baptist Church
Georgena Gillespie Brown (1928 - 2009)
Pythian Grove Cemetery
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Indra Consistory Scottish Rite, 32nd degree.|
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A member of the Masonic Lodge|
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