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Melba Vincent

June 13, 1928 — December 9, 2022

Melba Vincent

Melba Vincent

1928 - 2022

Melba Vincent, age 94 of Brownsville, departed this life on Friday, December 9, 2022 at the Genesis Edmonson Center in Brownsville. The Edmonson County native was born on June 13, 1928 to the late Rev. Lawrence and Bessie Chambers Vincent. She was married for over fifty years to Rev. Jake Vincent, who also preceded her in death.

Melba was the oldest member of Poplar Spring United Baptist Church, and was very devoted to her church until her health began to fail.  She worked in her home as a homemaker, and was an Avon representative for many years.

She leaves to honor her memory—daughters, Melissa Vincent (Johnny) of Chalybeate and Kathy Sue Spinks of Bowling Green; grandchildren, Rachel Smith (Stofer), Shawn Phillips (Jen), Bryant Phillips (LeAnn), Dakota Vincent and Derek Spinks; great-grandchildren, Bailey Phillips (Jose), Taylor Phillips, Cole Phillips (Miranda), Tyler Phillips, Tate Phillips, Brandon McKay Spinks and Hayden Browning; great-great–grandchildren, Jacey Grey Phillips and Jameson Canchola; siblings, Bro. Billy Vincent (Jean), Bro. Jerry Clay Vincent, Anna Basil, Elizabeth Lindsey (Bill) and Jan Cowles and son-in-law, Gary Phillips. She was also preceded in death by her son, Randy Vincent; daughters, Norma Jean Phillips and Beverly Ann Murley and grandson, Brandon Murley and a sister, Joyce Skaggs.

Interment will be in Poplar Spring Church Cemetery.  Memorial contributions can be made to: Poplar Spring Cemetery Fund, c/o Anthony Madison, 424 Main Street, Brownsville, KY 42210.

VISITATION

3 - 7 PM, Monday, December 12, 2022

10 AM - 1:30 PM, Tuesday, December 13, 2022

Patton Funeral Home Brownsville Chapel

FUNERAL SERVICE

2 PM, Tuesday, December 13, 2022

Poplar Spring United Baptist Church

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Past Services

Visitation

Monday, December 12, 2022

3:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Patton Funeral Home Brownsville Chapel

504 Washington St, Brownsville, KY 42210

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Visitation

Tuesday, December 13, 2022

10:00am - 1:30 pm (Central time)

Patton Funeral Home Brownsville Chapel

504 Washington St, Brownsville, KY 42210

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Funeral Service

Tuesday, December 13, 2022

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

Poplar Spring United Baptist Church

Poplar Spring Church Rd, Brownsville, KY 42210

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