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Sarah Faye Gillenwater Brown

October 27, 1946 — November 12, 2022

Sarah Faye Gillenwater Brown

Sarah Faye Gillenwater Brown, age 76 of Tompkinsville, Kentucky, passed away on Saturday, November 12, 2022, at her home. She was born on October 27, 1946, and raised in Fountain Run, Kentucky. She was the daughter of the late J. N.  and Edna Johnson. She was a member of Maple Grove Missionary Baptist Church. Sarah Faye was unwaveringly devoted to her family and church.

She is survived by her daughter, Keri Jo Eaton (Tim) of Tompkinsville, Kentucky; her daughter, Kellie Moore (Todd) of Bowling Green, Kentucky; her son-in-law, Allen O. Wilson of Grand Rivers, Kentucky; her grandson, Joseph Eaton (Kayla); her granddaughter, Sarah West (Zach); her granddaughter, Olivia Moore; her granddaughter, Katie Jo Moore; great-granddaughter Allie Jo Eaton; great-granddaughter Elaina Kate West; great-grandson Wade Eaton; great-grandson Emmett West; and brother Alan Johnson (Sherlina).

She was preceded in death by her husband Joe Gillenwater, her husband William Brown, and her daughter Amelia Brown Wilson.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1:00 PM on Wednesday, November 16, 2022, at Bartley & Sons Funeral Home in Tompkinsville, Kentucky.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, November 15, 2022, beginning at 1:00 PM and on Wednesday, November 16, 2022, at 8:00 AM until the service time. Burial will follow at Beautiful Home Cemetery in Tompkinsville, Kentucky. Bro. Shannon Arnett and Bro. Tim Eaton will officiate the service.

Pallbearers: Joseph Eaton, Zach West, Reid Heltsley, Todd Moore, Timmy Gillenwater, Shawn Johnson, Jason Johnson, Jordan Johnson, and James Hagan.

Honorary Pallbearers: Dr. K.R. Crabtree, Eddie Proffitt, Billy Proffitt, George Wilson, Chris Spear, Larry Brummet, Larry Comer, David Shockley, John Comer Hagan, Nathan Jones, Kyle Gammons, Kirk Howard, Michael Howard, Jeff Eaton, Jackson Page, Benny Simpson, Tony High, Jessie Deckard, Mike Davis, Carol Copas, Jimmy Spivey, Kerry Lyons, Kevin Lyons, Michael Hollinsworth, Joe Fred Butler, Alonzo Ford, Randall Strode, RV Strode, Ben Howard, Dale Frog Ford, Ricky Brown, Chan Brown, James Comer, Patrick Myatt, Kolton Myatt, Larry Arnett, Dustin Arnett, Billy King, Joe Emberton, Matthew Payne, Morgan Deckard, Jordan Deckard, David Dennison, Terry Dismon, Danny Johnson, Perry Gillenwater, and Alvin Deckard.

The family requests that expressions of sympathy be given to Amelia’s Run at Kentucky Organ Donor Affiliates, 10301 Linn Station Road, Louisville, Kentucky 40223 (www.DonateLifeKY.org). or can be made at the funeral home.

Bartley & Sons Funeral Home is honored and privileged to be entrusted with the care of Sarah Faye Brown and her family during this time.

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Tuesday, November 15, 2022

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Visitation

Wednesday, November 16, 2022

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Wednesday, November 16, 2022

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