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“Kay so sorry to hear about your father. My prayers are with you and your family ”
1 of 9 | Posted by: Joetta Reynolds - Horse Cave, KY

“Our prayers are with you and your family. Martha, we are so sorry to hear about Jimmy, he was a very nice southern gentleman. We love you all and God...Read More »
2 of 9 | Posted by: Bennett & Marilyn McElwain - KY

“To Aunt Martha and Anna, our sincerest condolences in you time of grief. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
3 of 9 | Posted by: Richard Gish & Family - TX

“Martha and Family, Deepest sympathy in your loss..Blessings..Ann Runyan Harlan ”
4 of 9 | Posted by: Ann Runyan Harlan - Greenville, KY

“Kay, Anna and Family, I am so sorry to hear of your dad's passing. I know my mom and dad spoke highly of him many times and you have much to be...Read More »
5 of 9 | Posted by: Darlene Sallee Robinson - KY

“our sympathies to your family. Mr. Brown was a very kind man. May God bless you and your family. ”
6 of 9 | Posted by: tammy allen - Drakesboro, KY

“We send our Sympathy to Martha and Family! ”
7 of 9 | Posted by: Bill and Dorothy Carver - Friend

“We are so sorry to hear of your loss..Please be assured that you will be in our thoughts and prayers in this time of sorrow. Sincerely, Lee and...Read More »
8 of 9 | Posted by: Lee Neal - Calhoun, KY - friend

“so sorry for your loss. prayers for you all. ”
9 of 9 | Posted by: jim and mary gray - bremen, KY


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CENTRAL CITY - James C. "Jimmy" Brown, 79, of Central City, passed away at his home on the morning of Tuesday, December 15, 2015, surrounded by his family. Jimmy was an Army veteran, Spec 4, and a retired farmer and coal miner. He held public office in the capacity of Deputy Sheriff, Sheriff, County Judge Executive, Magistrate, and State Representative. He was owner of Brown Auction Company for 50 years, as well as Brown's Carriage Service. He was a member of the Bremen Masonic Lodge and a 32nd degree Shriner, a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church, and a member of the Harlan County Ridge Runners. He was preceded in death by his parents, James E. Brown and Ethel Wiggins Brown; and son James Freeman Brown.

He is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Martha Gish Brown; sister Fay Brown Greene of Greenville; daughters Anna Brown and Kay Brown (James) Culver, both of Central City; granddaughters Roxana (Michael) Guy of Franklin, KY, Dana Brown of Owensboro, and Kristi Brown of Bremen; and great-grandsons Jaiden and Liam Guy.

Funeral services will be Friday, December 18, 2015, at 11:00AM at Tucker Funeral Home in Central City, with Bro. Leroy Rearden officiating, assisted by Bro. Don Neal. Burial in Cedar Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday after 4:00PM at the funeral home. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Cedar Grove Cemetery Fund. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home. Online condolences may be made at www.tuckerfuneralhomes.com.