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Gwendolyn Jeannette King Brown, 83, was taken home to her Lord at 7:20 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018. Jeannette was born June 14, 1934, in Webster County, Kentucky, to Franklin A. and Daisy E. King. She attended school in Clay, Kentucky, and received her GED in Washington. She married Arthur L. Brown on June 26, 1951, in Sturgis, Kentucky. Jeannette was a member of First Christian Church in Washington. She was a mother and a homemaker. Jeannette enjoyed gardening flowers, going to church, painting and drawing. She also took part in the Legends Bible study group. She loved to talk to friends, family, and anybody willing to pull up a chair and listen.
Jeannette is survived by her children, Phillip Brown (Alice) of Nebraska, David Brown (Terri) of Oolitic, Deena Whaley (Bob) of Winslow, and Paul Joseph "P.J." Brown of Louisville, Kentucky; grandchildren Ky Porter (Kevin), Mike Brown, Nicholas Whaley, Nicholas Wininger (Lee Ann), Maggie Garby, Melanie Clark (Aaron), and Anne Lins (Thiago); and great-grandchildren Mya Spalding, Gabriel "Gabe" Groover, Isaac Groover, Henry Garby, Adeline Brown, Holden Wininger, and Hadley Wininger. She is preceded in death by her husband, Arthur Brown; her parents; and three half sisters, Ruth Ball, Nadine Marshall and Peggy Kavanaugh.
The funeral for Jeannette will take place Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, at noon at Sugarland Memory Gardens Mausoleum. Visitation will take place at the Mausoleum prior to the service from 10 a.m. to noon. Online condolences may be made at www.gillsince1872.com.
Published on January 15, 2018
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