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Kay Frances (Boggs) Brown

March 16, 1938 ~ April 29, 2020 (age 82)

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Kay Frances Brown, 82, of North Vernon, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family, on April 29, 2020 at 6:49 p.m.


Born March 16, 1938, in Vernon, she was the daughter of the late James and Bernadine (Welker) Boggs. She married Charles I. Brown on March 17, 1966 at the First Church of the Nazarene in North Vernon; he preceded her in death on September 9, 2005.


Kay was a Vernon High School Graduate. She had worked on the assembly line and in the office for Arvin’s in North Vernon, as a speech and hearing aid for the Jennings County School Corporation, and as a secretary for Rogers and Dove Attorneys. She was a lifetime member and former secretary of the Vernon Baptist Church. She was an artist and enjoyed local history, painting, fishing, traveling, baking, the chocolate extreme blizzard, gardening, working on the farm, wintering in Florida, and spending time with her family.


She is survived by her sons, Tim (Lisa) Hunt of Sellersburg, Greg (Cyndi) Hunt of Seymour, and Charles (Michelle) Brown of North Vernon; daughters, Cindy (Bill) Hatfield of Leesburg, Florida and SuEtta Gay of Destin, Florida; brother, Randy Boggs of Vernon; grandchildren, Christopher (Kristina) Hunt of Sellersburg, Morgan (Jeremy) Bolland of Henryville, Drew Hunt and Blake Hunt, both of Seymour, Lexi Hunt of Indianapolis, Cortney (Michael) Matthews of Delaware, Ohio, Cori Adkins of North Vernon, Josie (Wood) Young of Louisville, Kentucky, and David Hunt of New Albany; and great- grandchildren, Claire Hunt and Cruz Hunt, both of Sellersburg, Kinsley Hunt of Seymour, and Skiler Fortner, Noah Lawzer, and Braydon Lawzer, all of North Vernon.


She was preceded in death by her husband; parents; four brothers; and three sisters.


In keeping with the family’s wishes during these times, a private family service will be held with burial in the Vernon Cemetery. A celebration of life will be held at a later date at the Vernon Baptist Church.


Memorials may be made through the funeral home in honor of Kay to the Boggs Memorial Scholarship Fund.


“For the Lord is good and his love endures forever;
    his faithfulness continues through all generations.”

-Psalm 100:5

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