Kenneth A. Brown
GLASGOW – Kenneth A. Brown, 84, of Glasgow, died Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013, at T.J. Samson Community Hospital.
The Glasgow native was the son of the late Patty Orion Brown and Mary Jane Walbert Brown. Kenneth was a veteran serving in the U. S. Army and was a retired Methodist minister. He was ordained in 1957 and was a member of the Kentucky Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church for 46 years serving throughout Kentucky. Kenneth was a member of First United Methodist Church in Glasgow.
He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Joyce Bailey Brown; one son, Michael Brown (Karen), of Summerville, S.C.; two daughters, Patricia Bush (Doug), of Glasgow and Leslie Witt (Jim), of Hudson, Ohio; six grandchildren, Brian Brown (Erica), De≠ana Blanding (McFadden), Kara Beth Herrington (Ashley), Kellie Pinkel (Chris), Becky Witt and Cody Brown (Bobby); four great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Ginger Lynn Beckers; a sister, Katherine Billingsley; two brothers, James and Joe Brown; a nephew, Joey Brown; and his father and mother-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Howard Bailey.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at First United Methodist Church with burial in Glasgow Municipal Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 4 p.m. Tuesday at A.F. Crow & Son Funeral Home and continue Wednesday at First United Methodist Church from 10 a.m. until time for the service.
Thelma Miller Emmert
TOMPKINSVILLE – Thelma Miller Emmert, 88, of Tompkinsville, passed away Sunday, Jan. 6, at Southern Kentucky Hospice in Bowling Green.
Thelma was born in Tompkinsville on Dec. 12, 1924, a daughter of the late Vella (Bowman) and William McKinley Miller.
Thelma is survived by her son, Randall M. Emmert Jr. (Vicki), of Glasgow; two sisters, Carol Ramsey, of Glasgow, and Katherine Walden, of Tompkinsville; a brother, Isaac Miller, of Tompkinsville; and three grandchildren, Meredith, Nathan and Allison Emmert.
Thelma was a member of the Rock Bridge Baptist Church. She served in the U.S. Marines during WW II. She was a school teacher for 26 years and retired in 1982.
Thelma is preceded in death by her parents, William and Vella Miller, a brother, Denton Miller and a sister, Nelda Rand.
Funeral services will be at Yokley Trible Funeral Home at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 8, with Brother Gary Emberton officiating. Burial will be in the Skaggs Creek Cemetery, with military services performed by Glasgow DAV Chapter 20.
Visitation is in progress and will continue Tuesday from 6 to 11 a.m. at the funeral home.