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Rachel Bragg Brown, 84, Taylor Co./Adair native (1930-2016)

She was the matriarch of a highly regarded family. She was the daughter of the late Arvis Hillary and Eve Lawhorn Bragg. She leaves 38 direct living descendants. She had made a profession of faith in Christ as a child. She was a member of Mt. Carmel Baptist Church for 31 years where her husband served as deacon. She joined First General Baptist Church now known as Crossroads Church in 2005.
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Rachel Brown, 84, died at Taylor Regional Hospital, Campbellsville, KY, Saturday, October 29, 2016 after a long battle with liver disease.

Her funeral will be held Tuesday November 1, 2016 at 11amCT/12pmNoonCT, in the chapel of the L.R. Petty Funeral Home, 1765 New Columbia Road, Campbellsville, KY 42718 with burial in the Campbellsville Memorial Gardens, 700 Old U.S. 68, Campbellsville, KY. Bro. Todd Davis will be officiating. The amily requests visitation 4pm-7pmCT/5pm-8pmET, Monday, October 31, 2016 from and on Tuesday, November 1, from 7amCT/8amET until time for the service.


Rachel Bragg Brown, 84, Taylor Co./Adair native (1930-2016)

She was born March 15, 1930 in Adair County, KY. She was the daughter of late Arvis Hillary and Eve Lawhorn Bragg. She died Saturday, October 29, 2016, in Campbellsville, Taylor County, KY, at the age of 84 years, seven months, and 14 days.

She married the love of her life Ernest Brown on December 6, 1951.

Rachel was preceded in death by her husband on July 3, 2004. She was also preceded in death by her granddaughter and her husband, Kristen Brown Sublett and Jeff Sublett in 2015. She was preceded in death by an infant sister and one brother Titus Bragg.

Rachel had made a profession of faith in Christ as a child. She was a member of Mt. Carmel Baptist Church for 31 years where her husband served as deacon. She joined First General Baptist Church now known as Crossroads Church in 2005.

She is survived by:
  • Seven children: Raymond (Anita) Brown, Wanda (Kenny) French, Connie Kearney (Terry LaBoyteaux), Lisa Fulks (Stephfon Lancaster) all of Campbellsville, KY; Dale (Theresa) Brown of Humboldt, TN; Barbara Brown of Elizabethtown, KY; and Bonnie Underwood of Louisville, KY

  • Thirteen grandchildren: Chris (fiance Misty Jackson) Brown, David (Christina) Brown, Justin (Holly) Brown, Clint (Amy) Brown, Scott Brown, Kacy (Daniel) Pierce, Kyle French, Jordan (Jade) Kearney, Danielle Kearney, Rusty (Toccara) Underwood, Rachel (Carley) Fudge, Matthew Fulks, Travis (Sammie Jo) Fulks

  • Eighteen great-grandchildren: Cody, Kayla, Declan, Hadleigh, Noah, Maleah, Hunter, Hilary, Jemmalen, Jevin, Jorga, Gavin, Ravenna, Bryan, Xander, Belle, Faith, Lily Jo

  • One sister: Mary Ann Jones.
Mrs. Rachel loved her church and her family. She loved cooking food for a church function or a family gathering. She enjoyed sewing, gardening, flowers, baking and crafts. She also tried to make sure each new baby that was born got a grandma love quilt. She adored her grandchildren and also had a personal relationship with each one of the children and grandchildren. She is going to be so missed by her family. Memories of Mother/Daughter at Christmas time, memories of her beautiful smile and her sweet and kind nature. We love you, Mama!

Send condolences to the family of Rachel Bragg Brown

The L.R. Petty Funeral Home, 1765 New Columbia Road, in charge of arrangements. Memorials in Rachel Brown's memory may be made to the Cancer Society (local branch) or Gideon Bibles which can be made at the funeral home.


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