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Helen LaVerne Brown

August 1, 1937 — February 21, 2023

Calvert City

Helen LaVerne Brown, 85, of Paducah, formerly of Benton, KY., passed away Tuesday February 21, 2023 the Ray & Kay Hospice Care Center of Paducah.

She was the daughter of the late Loal and Lora (Johnson) Hargan of Mounds, Illinois, where she grew up.

She was preceded in death by her parents, and husband, Warren T Brown, Sr. and her 5 brothers and 1 sister.

LaVerne was a dedicated Christian of the Baptist Faith and had been active in the Kentucky Homemakers Association.  She also wrote a column of community interest called Bernies Bits for local newspapers.  She loved gardening, cooking, canning and sharing the bounty with the neighborhood.  She was known for her sense of humor and was beloved by the staff at Parkview Nursing Home and Gaither Suites where she was known as “Mama”

LaVerne is survived by her three children, Julie (Steve) Brown McClure, Tommy Brown and Anthony (Joyce) Brown.  Six grandchildren and four great grandchildren.

Friends may visit with the family from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday February 23, 2023 at Lindsey Funeral Home.

Funeral services will follow at 1 p.m. with Dr. Kenneth Brown officiating. Interment will be in Beechwood Cemetery in Mounds, IL.

Expressions of symphony may take the form of donations to the Ray and Kay Hospice Care Center of Paducah, Medical Center Drive, Paducah, Kentucky 42001

Online condolences may be left at www.lindseyfuneral.com

Lindsey Funeral Home is handling all arrangements

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Visitation

Thursday, February 23, 2023

11:00am - 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Thursday, February 23, 2023

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Interment

Thursday, February 23, 2023

Starts at 2:33 pm (Eastern time)

Beechwood Cemetery

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