Whitesburg KY

Services held for Gideon Brown

Gideon ‘Cow’ ‘Brownie’ Brown Jr., 69, of Somerset, died December 6 in Atlanta, Ga.

Born in Whitesburg to the late Gideon and Laura Brown, he was a brother of the late Justine Williams, Lorene Perry, Russell Brown, Ralph Brown and Raymond Brown.

He worked as a painter and handyman and lived in Connersville, Ind., for a number of years.

Surviving are two daughters, Brenda Lee Ritchie and husband Paul, and Wanda Sue Bentley and husband Frankie, all of McRoberts; a son, Gideon ‘J.R.’ Brown of McRoberts; three grandchildren, Linville Victor Hendrix II, Kirstein Paige Brown and Mikila Evelyn Brown; three sisters, Wilma Sean Wright and husband Andrew, Fleming, Mona Sue Hatton and husband Herb, Ohio, and Claudine Sturgill and husband Willie, Bloomingville, Oh.; and two brothers, Foister Brown, Whitesburg, and Lester Brown, Somerset.

Funeral services were held December 10 at Carty Funeral Home in Fleming- Neon. Burial was in Obediah Cemetery at Cowan.

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