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Palestene (Taylor) Brown

September 26, 1929 ~ May 3, 2018 (age 88)

Palestene Taylor Brown went to be with her Savior on May 3, 2018. She was born September 26, 1929 in Taylor Mines, Kentucky to the late Walton and Corda Allen Taylor. Palestene was retired from Mulberry Court Apartments as property manager and Junior Food Store as manager. She was also formerly employed by Stewarts Dry Goods in Louisville. She was a member of Beaver Dam Baptist Church, and a former member of Auburndale Baptist Church in Louisville, Kentucky.  Palestene was a loving mom, grandmother, great grandmother, friend and a treasure to her family. She was preceded in death by her husband, Arnold J. Brown; a son, Michael J. Brown; and  a grandson, Jordan Cody Paxton; sisters, Zula Trodgen, Opal Daugherty, and Thelma Eaden.

Palestene was the beloved mother of two children, Janie Paxton of Beaver Dam; and Jim (Brenda) Brown of Bloomfield, Indiana; four grandchildren, Dr. Matt (Kasee) Paxton of Bowling Green, Luke Paxton of Beaver Dam, Amanda Brown of Indianapolis, Indiana, and Jamie Brown of Linton, Indiana; five great-grandchildren, Dylan, Eva, Lyla, Hudson, and Luca; a brother, Jewell Taylor of Beaver Dam; niece, Renae Eaden (Max) Ezell of Utica; nephew, Tony (Brenda) Eaden of Owensboro; and her faithful rescue dog, Missy.

Funeral services will be held at 5:00 P.M. Friday, May 4, 2018 at William L. Danks Funeral Home in Beaver Dam, Kentucky with Dr. Glenn Armstrong officiating. Burial will follow in Sunnyside Cemetery in Beaver Dam. Friends may visit with Palestene’s family from 3:00 P.M. until the time of the service Friday at the funeral home.

The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to; Hospice of Ohio County, 1211 Main Street, Hartford, Kentucky 42347.

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