TheTimesTribune.com, Corbin, KY

Obituaries

September 26, 2013

John Brown

CORBIN — John C. Brown, born in Whitley County Aug. 14, 1926, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2103, at his home. He was the eldest son of eight children born to the Rev. and Mrs. Andy (Sarah Skinner) Brown. John married Beatrice Childress on Sept. 18, 1950, in Williamsburg by the Rev. Ben Siler.

He was preceded in death by three sisters and two brothers. Survivors include his loving wife (Beatrice) of over 63 years, one brother, Dewey E. Brown (wife Dorothy), of Williamsburg, and one sister, Dorothy Hillman, of Waynesville, Ohio. He was loved by many nieces and nephews.

John was a World War II U.S. Army Veteran, serving most of his time in the army in the South Pacific. He received several medals for his service.

John was a founding member of the Cumberland Freewill Baptist Church. He helped build the church there in 1964. He was highly respected as a minister of prophecy at his church and later served in the mission field in Phoenix, Ariz. He also helped with organizing the Brush Arbor here in town in 1962.

John (also known to loved ones as Jay) worked on the stone work at many buildings at the Cumberland College. He also built several homes in the area and repaired some of the old stone work and rock walls seen around the college. John will be missed by many in the area of Kersey Road where he and Bea were treated like family. They resided there for more than 40 years.

Funeral services will be Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013, at the Ellison Funeral Home Chapel in Williamsburg with the Rev. Larry Waddell and Arvil Liford officiating. Following the service he will be laid to rest in the Cumberland Freewill Baptist Church Cemetery.

Visitation will be after 6 p.m. Friday Sept. 27, 2013, at the Ellison Funeral Home Chapel.

Pallbearers will be Michael Garrett, Scott Mullis, Gary Mullis and Greg Callahan

Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. Ken Reed, Ernie Lawson Clyde Rose, Joey Roberts and Kearney Detillier.

Condolences may be made to the family at www.ellisonfh.com

Ellison Funeral Home of Williamsburg is in charge of these arrangements.

1
Text Only
Obituaries
  • 0728 WEB OBIT McCullah Newspaper.jpg Clarence McCullah

    Clarence McCullah
    Clarence Delmas McCullah, 73, of Williamsburg, passed away Thursday July 24, 2014, at the Jellico Community Hospital in Jellico, Tennessee.

    July 28, 2014 1 Photo

  • Wayne Davies

    Wayne Davies
    Wayne F. Davies, 72, of Barbourville, the husband of Betty Creighton Davies, died Saturday, July 26, 2014, at his home.

    July 28, 2014

  • Gary Peavley

    Gary Peavley
    Gary Wayne Peavley, 60, of Barbourville, died Saturday July 26, 2014, in the Knox County Hospital.

    July 28, 2014

  • Tina Centers

    Tina Centers
    Tina Marie Centers, 46, of Corbin, died Saturday, July 26, 2014, at her home.

    July 28, 2014

  • 0721 OBIT WEB Carol Smith Ledford.jpg Carol Ledford

    Carol Smith Ledford, 74, of Corbin passed away Saturday morning at her home.

    July 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • Sgt. Dirk Shelton

    Sgt. Dirk Shelton, 29, of Corbin, died Tuesday, July 15, 2014, in Washington, D.C.

    July 21, 2014

  • Clarence Reynolds

    Clarence Reynolds, 71, of Siler, died Saturday, July 19, 2014, at Barbourville Health and Rehab in Barbourville.

    July 21, 2014

  • 0715 WEB OBIT Williams internet.jpg Gary Williams

    Gary Douglas Williams, 69, of Corbin, surrounded by his loving family, passed away to his heavenly home on Friday, July 11, 2014.

    July 15, 2014 1 Photo

  • 0715 WEB OBIT Lawson newspaper.jpg Oran Lawson

    Oran Stanley Lawson, of Corbin, departed this life on Friday, July 11, 2014, at Baptist Health Corbin. He was 86 years, 11 months and 27 days of age.

    July 15, 2014 1 Photo

  • Lloyd Manes

    April 2, 2014

Front page
Featured Ads
AP Video
Raw: Japanese Soldiers Storm Beach in Exercises Raw: Weapons Fire Hits UN School in Gaza Raw: Rocket Launches Into Space With Cargo Ship Broken Water Main Floods UCLA Two Women Narrowly Avoid Being Hit by Train In Virginia, the Rise of a New Space Coast New Sanctions on Key Sectors of Russian Economy Crayola Announces Family Attraction in Orlando US Ready to Slap New Sanctions on Russia Kerry: Not Worried About Israeli Criticism Boater Rescued From Edge of Kentucky Dam Girl Struck by Plane on Florida Beach Dies Rodents Rampant in Gardens Around Louvre House to Vote on Slimmed-down Bill for Border Looming Demand Could Undercut Flight Safety Raw: 2 Shells Hit Fuel Tank at Gaza Power Plant Raw: Massive Explosions From Airstrikes in Gaza Giant Ketchup Bottle Water Tower Up for Sale Easier Nuclear Construction Promises Fall Short Kerry: Humanitarian Cease-fire Efforts Continue
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
Twitter Updates
Follow us on twitter
Facebook