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Velta Brown

Velta Brown, 82, of Russell Springs, died Sunday, July 1, 2018, at the Russell County Hospital.

She was born July 30, 1935, in Adair County, to the late Oris Bailey and Ada Bell Wilson Bailey, who survives.

Velta was a cook in the Russell County School System and a member of the Free Union Separate Baptist Church.

In addition to her father, Velta was preceded in death by her husband, Joe Brown.

Velta is survived by two children,  Lisa Jo (Tony) Hart and Jeffrey (Melissa) Brown, all of Russell Springs; four grandchildren, Nicholas Dabney (fiance, Sarah), Bailey Nicole Brown, Erin Hart, (Austin) Ricketts, and Shelby Rodgers; a great-grandchild, Phoenix Dabney; a sister,  Julia D. Collins; and mother, Ada B. Bailey.

Funeral services for Velta Brown were 1 PM, Wednesday, July 4, 2018, at the Free Union Separate Baptist Church with Bro. Dale Brown, Bro. Dustin McGowan, and Bro. Johnny Hood officiating.

Visitation hours were from 5 to 8 PM Tuesday and after 9 AM Wednesday until funeral time at 1 PM at the Free Union Separate Baptist Church.

Interment followed in the Free Union Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Ethan Brown, Nicholas Dabney, Darren Brown, Billy Carroll, Mark Collins, Charles Shepherd, and Austin Ricketts.

Bernard Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.