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Ada Belle Brown

Ada Belle Brown, age 89, of Pikeville, died Tuesday evening, August 11, 2015.

She was a lifetime member of New Harmony Freewill Baptist Church where she taught a primary Sunday School class up until her passing.

Ada Belle wrote the New Harmony happenings for The Bledsonian-Banner, served as secretary and Chaplain for the Rigsby Volunteer Fire Department, and chaplain for the American Legion Post 66 Ladies Auxiliary. She also served on the Bledsoe County Election Commission.

Ada Belle was an avid gardener, and enjoyed sharing the vegetables she grew in her garden, and was known as the “Egg Lady” with her farm fresh eggs.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Joe and Myrtle Hancock Everett; great-granddaughter Breanna Smith; sisters, Roberta Everett, Dimple Higgins, and Laura Shaw; brothers, Wallace, Walter, and Duell Everett; and step-grandson, Clint Black.

Survivors include her husband of 71 years, J.C. Brown; daughter, Vickie (Garlan) Knox, Dayton; son Jeff (Carol) Brown, Dayton; grandchildren, Robby Smith, Brandi Smith, Holly Garland, Christie Goins, April Van Dusen, Scarlet Matthew, Matthew Brown; step-granddaughter Cheryl Jones; great-grandchildren, Dustin, Kaleb, Brandalyn, Josiah, Abigail, Madalyn, Luke, Ella, Sully, Vince, Hannah, Ariel, Alia, Cailyn, Carli, Gavin, Kelsey, Kiara, Kolby, Hudson; great-great-grandchildren, Emmary, Anslee; sister, Katie Tomlinson; brothers, James Robert, and Ralph Everett; several nieces and nephews.  

Services were Saturday, August 15, at 1:00 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with Bro. Aaron Revis and Bro. Rick Mooneyham officiating. Burial was in Rigsby Cemetery.

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Arrangements were entrusted to Putnam-Reed Funeral Home in Pikeville.

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