Whitesburg KY

Astor Brown Jr. dies at 74

Astor Elmer Brown, Jr., 74, of Deane, died December 30 at the Greg and Noreen Wells Hospice Care Center in Hazard.

He was a son of the late Astor and Maurine Wright Brown, and the widower of Phyllis Sturgill Brown.

Surviving are two sons, Elmer Brown and Melissa Mullins of Jenkins, and David Brown and wife Sonia of Alabama; a daughter, Rebecca Jent and husband Mark of Deane; and five grandchildren, Eric, Jaede, Sidnie, Adeline, and Mark II.

Mr. Brown was preceded in death by a brother, Lester Brown.

Funeral services were held January 2 at Letcher Funeral Home in Whitesburg. Burial was in the family cemetery at Deane.

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