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Hilda M. Brown

April 18, 1940 - February 19, 2022


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    Laurie Williams says

    Dana, so sorry for your family’s loss. Hilda was such a wonderful lady. My prayers are with you.

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    Laurie Williams says

    So very sorry for the family’s loss. My prayers are with you.

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    Dana M Oliver says

    Mom you are a great inspiration to others you shared your life so willingly with others, the joy you brought us will never end and one day we will be together again! Though we miss you we know You are with Jesus and those who have gone on before. Thank you for being a great Mom!! Love you !”

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    Rebecca Drury says

    Jimmy (Hollywood) & I are in Arizona and unable to attend Hilda’s services, but please know you are all in thoughts & prayers. Hilda was always so nice to us and we felt like part of her family when we were around. She was such a classy lady, but very shortly after meeting her, it was clear that the most important thing to her was her family and she wanted all her kids close. I’m sure your hearts are broken, but hopeful they are consoled in that she is with Larry again & flying high. Love to all…Becky & Jimmy Drury

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    Lill Johnson says

    Hilda, I haven’t known you very long but you and I have become very close. We were bingo partners. I looked forward to our Tuesdays. Last week (not positive if I could be there) when you came in I saw your great loving smile. Today when I came in, I had tears knowing you were not going to be with me. I know you were there in my heart. I will never forget you and your stories. You have a peice of my heart. Love always.

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Hilda Marie Brown, 81, passed away on Saturday February 19th, 2022. She was born April 18th, 1940, to Carmon and Gladys Vincent (Gamblin) in Nortonville, KY.

Hilda loved her family and loved to work. She was a fantastic seamstress who put in many years at Shanes Uniform Company, as well as making many quilts for her loved ones. She ended her career at TJ Maxx Distribution Center, where she held many roles including accuracy control, lead clerical, and forklift operator.

When she was not hard at work, Hilda enjoyed cruising around in her red convertible mustang, which was a 50th anniversary gift from her late husband, Larry. If an antique auction was going on, you could find Hilda there with her hand raised high! Hilda also loved spending time at her home on Kentucky Lake where she was an avid water skier when she was younger, as well as having a good time on the gambling boats.

Hilda is survived by her children, Dana (Bob) Oliver, Shawn (Julie) Brown, and Reggie (Brenda) DeArmond; her grandchildren Sarah Oliver, Jennifer (Heath) Norman, Kristen (Ryan) Haile, Joseph Davenport, Jennifer Ann Hargovan, Shawna Brown, Shanna (Brandon) Littlepage, Destinee Brown, and Ray Ray Brown; her great-grandchildren Addison, Ayden, Nevaeh, Phoenix, Grayson, Garrett, Kayleigh, Natalie, Asher, John, Andrew, Lincoln, Remington, Deacon, Willow, Norah, and Baylynn; her siblings, Linda (Gary) Bouts, Joyce (Carl) Herron; and her cousin / best friend Lenora (Gene) Roberts.

Hilda was preceded in death by her loving husband of 60 years, Larry Brown; her sons, Mark Wayne and Larry Dwayne; her parents, Carmon and Gladys; and her siblings, Anna Bell Wheat, Lillie Selby, Jay Vincent, Finis Vincent, Carmon (Junior) Vincent, and David Vincent.

In lieu of flowers, the family has asked for donations to be made to Riley’s Children’s Foundation or the Ronald McDonald House Charities.

Visitation will be held at Sunset Funeral Home on Tuesday February 22nd, 2022, from 5pm – 7pm, and Wednesday February 23rd, 2022, from 10am – 11am, with services immediately following.