J.C. Brown, 96, of Hawesville, passed away on Sunday, July 10, 2022 at Heartland Villa in Lewisport, KY. He was born in Hawesville on March 27, 1926 to the late Ed and Evelyn Nugent Brown. J.C. was a member of Blackford Baptist Church and was a lifelong farmer. He was a veteran of the United States Army, serving his country during World War II. J.C. enjoyed hunting with his beagles, playing croquet, checkers and watching basketball and baseball on TV. He also enjoyed listening to music.
He was preceded in death by his parents and sisters, Nila Alene, Jamie Payne, Eva Payne and Jeanette Powers; nephew, Terry Powers; nieces, Janice Powers, Judy Smith, Jill Payne, Rhonda McDaniel and Trisha Powers Burden.
J.C. is survived by his sisters, Lavonne (Wallace) Quinn, Dorothy Lamar and Artie (W.C.) Campbell; nephews, Jimmy (Carla) Payne, Jack Quinn, Wayne (Teresa) Payne, Bruce Campbell, Scott (Joyce) Campbell; nieces, Carol Gray, Kaye (Kevin) Wright, Jan Raye (Lee) Augusty, Cindy (Wavie) Collins, Jana Quinn, Melissa Pogue and Kim (Ken) Patterson along with many great nieces and nephews.
Services will be held at Noon on Wednesday, July 13, 2022 at Gibson & Son Funeral Home, Hawesville Chapel with burial following in Blackford Baptist Church Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Wednesday from 10 am until service time at the funeral home. Share your memories and condolences with his family at www.gibsonandsonfh.com.