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Helen Hite (Skaggs) Brown, Taylor County, KY (1919-2018)

A beautiful lady with a beautiful heart, she loved caring for others, and opened her home to those in need. She loved children; she babysat and helped raise her grandchildren. Her hardworking and generous spirit will forever live through the family she helped raise. She was the daughter of the late Robert Earl & Mattie Matherly Skaggs and the widow of Colman Brown. She leaves nine direct living descendants.
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Mrs. Helen H. Brown, 98, of Campbellsville, KY, passed away peacefully on Thursday, February 8, 2018 at the Taylor Regional Hospital in Campbellsville, KY.

There will be a graveside service to honor the life of Mrs. Brown on Sunday, February 11, 2018 at 12pmNoonCT/1pmET, at the Campbellsville Memorial Gardens Cemetery, 3878 Greensburg Road, Campbellsville, KY. Bro Drew Underwood will be officiating. The family will receive friends at the L.R. Petty Funeral Home, 1765 New Columbia Road, Campbellsville, KY, 4pm-7pmCT/5pm-8pmET, Saturday, February 10, 2018. Visitation will continue on Sunday, February 11, from 7am-11amCT/8am-12pmNoonET.



Helen Hite (Skaggs) Brown, Taylor County, KY (1919-2018)


Born on September 3, 1919, she was the daughter of the late Robert Earl & Mattie (Matherly) Skaggs. She died Thursday, February 8, 2018, in Campbellsville, Taylor County, KY at the age of 98 years, five months, and five days.

Mrs. Brown was a homemaker and wife of Colman Brown, who preceded her in death in 2013.

A beautiful lady with a beautiful heart, she loved caring for others, and opened her home to those in need. She loved children; she babysat and helped raise her grandchildren. Her hardworking and generous spirit will forever live through the family she helped raise.

She leaves to cherish her memory:
  • One son: Ronnie Brown of Campbellsville, KY

  • Three grandchildren: Marcia Underwood and husband Mickey of Campbellsville, KY; Bobby Brown of Campbellsville, KY; and Troy Brown of Lexington, KY

  • One sister: Margaret Durham of Campbellsville, KY

  • Three great-grandchildren: Josh Brown, Bryson Skaggs, and Kaylee Brown

  • Two great-great grandchildren: Joss Scout Brown, and Carter Thomas Brown

  • A brother-in-law and a sister-in-law: Bill Milby of Campbellsville, KY; and Marie Manness of Gainesville, GA

  • And a host of other family and friends.
She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Brenda Beams; an infant son, Robert Wesley Brown; and seven siblings, Ruby Miller, Anna Marie Skaggs, J.T. Skaggs, Mable Sullivan, Albert G. Skaggs, and Arlene Milby Send condolences to the family of Helen Hite (Skaggs) Brown.

In lieu of flowers, please consider memorials in the form of donations to Gideon Bibles. Those can be made in person at the funeral home anytime.

The L.R. Petty Funeral Home 1765 New Columbia Road, Campbellsville, KY


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Helen Hite (Skaggs) Brown, Taylor County, KY (1919-2018)



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