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Eleanor (Martin) Brown

April 17, 1934 ~ April 19, 2021 (age 87)

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Obituary

Mrs. Eleanor Brown, age 87, of Franklin, KY, passed away on Monday, April 19th, 2021 at 5:00 AM at the Ascension Saint Thomas West Hospital in Nashville, TN.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, April 21st, 2021 from 4:00 to 8:00 PM and on Thursday, April 22nd from 6:00 AM to 11:00 AM at Gilbert Funeral Home & Crematory, Franklin, KY.  A funeral service will be held on Thursday, April 22nd, 2021 at 11:00 AM with burial to follow in McKendree Chapel Church Cemetery in Simpson County, KY.

Eleanor was born on April 17, 1934 in Simpson County, KY to the late James Henry Martin and the late Ola Mae (Wilson) Hamm.  She is also preceded in death by her husband of 58 years, Will D. Brown and 2 brothers, Loyd Hamm and Terry Hamm.

She is survived by 2 sisters, Glenda Hadley of Manilla, IN and Gayle Scott of Portland, TN; 3 nephews and 3 nieces; several great nieces and nephews. 

Eleanor graduated from Sumner County High School in Portland, TN.  She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church.  Eleanor was a claims processor for American General Life Insurance Company.  She was a member of the Simpson County Homemakers and was the treasurer of McKendree Chapel Church Cemetery in Simpson County.  Eleanor loved to sew and cross stitch.

In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy are to be made to McKendree Chapel Cemetery (envelopes available at the funeral home).   

Gilbert Funeral Home & Crematory website is www.gilbertfhonline.com.  The Facebook page is Gilbert Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc.  The obituary phone line is 270-586-8844.

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
April 21, 2021

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Gilbert Funeral Home & Crematory
325 West Cedar Street
Franklin, KY 42134

Visitation
Thursday
April 22, 2021

6:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Gilbert Funeral Home & Crematory
325 West Cedar Street
Franklin, KY 42134

Funeral Service
Thursday
April 22, 2021

11:00 AM
Gilbert Funeral Home & Crematory
325 West Cedar Street
Franklin, KY 42134

Interment following funeral service
Thursday
April 22, 2021

McKendree Chapel Church Cemetery
McKendree Chapel Loop Rd.
Franklin, KY 42134

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