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Ernestine Burris Brown, 70

The funeral service for Ernestine Burris Brown will be Thursday, February 19, 2004, at 1:00 p.m., at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home in Columbia, KY, with Rev. Homer Roberts officiating.

Mrs. Brown, 70, formerly of the Gradyville Community in Adair County, KY, passed away Monday, February 16, 2004, at 8:16 a.m., at the Johnson Memorial Hospital in Franklin, IN.

She was the daughter of the late Elmer and Nonie Roach Burris of Adair County, KY.

She is survived by her husband, Herman L. Brown, Columbus, IN, and the following:
  • One daughter and son-in-law: Brenda "Brown" & Joe Welliver, Columbus, IN
  • One brother: Carl Burris, Gradyville, KY
  • One sister: Evelyn Squires, Campbellsville, KY
  • One grandson: Travis Leslie Brown
  • And a host of other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by four sisters.

Mrs. Brown was a member of Glenlawn Pentecostal Church in Seymour, IN, and had worked at Arby's Restaurant.

Interment will be in Tarter's Chapel Cemetery at Milltown, KY.

Visitation is after 4:00 p.m., Wednesday, February 18, 2004.

Pallbearers are Clay Keith, Jackie Stinson, travis Brown, Clifford Roach, Donnie Keith, and Earl Squires.

This obituary was made possible through the support of Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, established in 1922, located at 210 Greensburg Street in Columbia. To reach Louis and Brenda McQueary and Richard and Mary Beth Phelps, phone 270-384-2145, or call our 24-hour community obituary information line, 384-6999. E-mail: you trust, caring for people you love.

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