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“Steve, so sorry to hear of ur Dad's death. I certainly know what it's like to loss a parent.z9 ”
1 of 18 | Posted by: Patsy Dukes - Central City, KY

“When we think of Vernon, we think of the time that he stood around the corner from us in a Wal-mart store and blew that whistle. Our little grandson...Read More »
2 of 18 | Posted by: Tom and Ardie Wilkerson - LaBelle, FL

“Uncle Vernon, your spirit, your smile, and your laughter will so be missed. You were such a light in the lives of so many.....You lit up a room with...Read More »
3 of 18 | Posted by: Rachel Kerr - Maryville, TN

“Uncle Vernon, You will be sorely missed by all but at home in the house of the Lord. We will never forget our fun times camping at the lake with...Read More »
4 of 18 | Posted by: Vicky & Chuck Powell - Madison, AL

“Vernon was a treasure and I was fortunate to get to work with him for nearly 17 years. Always a smile on his face and a kind word. Rest in Peace...Read More »
5 of 18 | Posted by: Ted Whitaker - Soddy Daisy, TN

“My Uncle Vernon was the best uncle anyone could ever ask for. We always looked forward to Aunt Sue & Uncle Verns visits. No words can express the...Read More »
6 of 18 | Posted by: David & Norma (Sissy) Meece - TX

“So sorry for your famiy's loss at this Hoilday season. Mr. Brothers always had a smile on his face, friendly words and a whistling tune. He always...Read More »
7 of 18 | Posted by: LaDonna Jones Culbertson - KY

“On behalf of the Watkins family, we send our sincere condolences. We will always remember Vernon. God Bless You all. ”
8 of 18 | Posted by: LaDonna Watkins - Earlington, KY

“I have fond and warm memories always of my uncle Vernon. I will always remember how we would always ask him to make the train whistle sounds and he...Read More »
9 of 18 | Posted by: Katherine (Stanfield) Rollins - TN

“I have been around this man my whole life, not close, not related, not even really knowing him all that well. He knew my Mother & Daddy, Margie &...Read More »
10 of 18 | Posted by: Mary Camplin - Greenville, KY

“Neighbors in earlier years, co-worker @ the valley, wonderful man. I respected him much. Sorry for your loss Sue & Family. Love & prayers. ”
11 of 18 | Posted by: Sally Watkins swashburn - KY

“Sue & Family, we are so sorry to learn of Vernon's passing. He will always be remembered for the famous train whistle. Brenda & Clarence ”
12 of 18 | Posted by: Brenda & Clarence Brewer - KY

“Oh how he could make you smile with the sound of the train whistle,, you always knew Vernon was in the area. My prayers are to Mary Sue and all his...Read More »
13 of 18 | Posted by: Teresa Gootee - Central City, KY

“We're praying for Steve and the rest of the family. Vern is a fine man he will be missed by his family and friends the train whistle will always be...Read More »
14 of 18 | Posted by: Tim williams - Anthony, FL

“I did not know Mr. Brothers long, about 3 years, as our neighbor. But he treated us like lifelong friends. He will be missed very much. ”
15 of 18 | Posted by: Paul McRee - Central City, KY

“One of the first people I met when I started work at TVA's Paradise Plant. A memorial moment to say the least. An honor to have known him. Prayers...Read More »
16 of 18 | Posted by: Ed Hoskinson - White Plains, KY

“So sorry to hear of the passing of Vernon. He was always so much fun! ”
17 of 18 | Posted by: Sue Barylett - Centertown, KY

“My thoughts and prayers are with your loved ones for peace & comfort until you are together again. I can hear that train whistle blowing. Families...Read More »
18 of 18 | Posted by: Telesa


CENTRAL CITY - Vernon Brothers, 85, of Central City, passed away on Tuesday, December 23, 2014, at 12:50AM at Maple Manor Nursing Home. Mr. Brothers was born April 13, 1929, in Muhlenberg County. He was a retired electrician at TVA, and also worked at U.S. Steel in Gary, Indiana. He was a member of Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church, where he served as a deacon. He was also a U.S. Air Force veteran, and was an avid U.K. fan. He enjoyed coaching his boys in sports as they grew up, and loved to watch his grandchildren play sports as well. He was preceded in death by his father, Estil Brothers; mother Hazel Bruce Brothers; and sisters Lavon Roark and Anna Faye Stanfield.

Survivors include his wife of 59 years, Mary Sue Tudor Brothers; sons Steve (Cheryl) Brothers of Central City, Rick (Tammy) Brothers of Central City, Mike (Jennifer) Brothers of Concord, NC, and Jeff Brothers of West Liberty; grandchildren Erin Weaver, Ali Brothers, Clay Brothers, Nathan Brothers, Chris Brothers, Blake Brothers, and Lane Brothers; great-grandchildren Ava Rolley, Trace Jarvis, Corbin Jarvis, Ben Weaver, Jack Weaver, and Kate Brothers; and sisters Gynon (Frank) Huddleston of Central City and Maxine Cox of Clarksville, TN.

Funeral services will be Friday, December 26, 2014, at 2:00PM at Tucker Funeral Home in Central City, with Rev. Bill Bursztynski officiating. Burial in Mt. Pisgah Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday after 11:00AM at the funeral home. Online condolences may be made at www.tuckerfuneralhomes.com.