Mr. Kenneth M. “Kenny Bo” Brown, age 61 of the Berryton Community, passed away Saturday, March 6, 2010 at the Redmond Regional Medical Center. 

Mr. Brown was born in Trion, Georgia on November 14, 1948, son of the late Max McKinley Brown and Mary Eva Miller Brown. He was an active member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church, where he served as a Deacon, and was a veteran of the Vietnam War, having served in the United States Marine Corps. Prior to ill health, Mr. Brown was employed in the textile industry.

Mr. Brown is survived by his wife, Betty L. Brown of Summerville; Daughter and Son-in-law, Cristy Lynn Thackerson and Jeff Ward of Menlo; Brothers and Sister-in-law, Bobby and Glenn Ann Brown of Natchez, Mississippi and Anthony Ladon Brown of Summerville; 2 grandchildren, Kevin Thackerson and Bailey Wayne Thackerson; and a number of nieces and nephews.

Graveside and Interment Services for Mr. Brown will be held Monday, March 8, 2010 at 1:00 P.M. in the Green Hills Memory Gardens with Pastor Edward Skoretz officiating. Burial will follow in the Brown Family plot.

Pallbearers will be Kevin Thackerson, Mike Wilson, Kelly Koonce, Steve Gross, Rusty Dooley and Charles Chamlee. Honorary Pallbearers will be Casey Brown, Tom Layman, Billy Morris, Richey Brown, Lance Brown, Bob Naughton and Jerry Miller.

Mr. Brown will be in state at the Mason Funeral Home, where the family will receive friends Sunday evening from 6 until 8 P.M.