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Obituary for Brenda Sue McCown (Chaffins)

Brenda McCown, 79, of Rush, KY passed away Friday, August 25, 2023, at King's Daughters Medical Center in Ashland, KY. She was born January 4, 1944; the daughter of the late George "Duck" Chaffins and Louella Burton Chaffins Moore.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by three daughters; Kimberly Williams, Gina Wilcox, and Robin Caldwell; a brother, Darrell "Duke" Chaffins; a step-brother, Scott Moore; her step-father, Delbert Moore.

Brenda was a very active member of the Willard Wesleyan Church. She had been a member of the gospel singing group the "Gospel Aires" singing and recording many songs in area churches. She was a graduate of Morehead State University receiving her master’s degree in education. Brenda had been a teacher at Rose Hill Christian Academy in Ashland, KY for more than 20 years. She loved reading, shopping and, of course, singing.

She is survived by her husband of 56 years, James Harold McCown, a daughter, Kelli McCown of Rush; a brother, Jim (Sharon) Chaffins of Grayson, KY; six grandchildren, Brandon (Debbie Lawhorn) Davis, Ashley (Jeremy) Traylor, Justin Davis, Whitni Davis, Kandace (Ben) Eickbush, and Savannah McCown; seven great-grandchildren, Chloe Grace Traylor, Scarlet Traylor, Trey Davis, Jacob Doolen, Jaeli Doolen, Blakely James Eickbush, and Haevyn McKenzie; many nieces and nephews with special friends, Cheryl (Mike) Brown, Loretta Dixon, and Alicia Weese.

Funeral services and webcast will be Thursday, August 31, 2023, at 1:00 P.M. at the Sparks Funeral Home in Grayson, David and Walter Wilcox, ministers. Burial will follow at the East Carter County Memory Gardens. Serving as pallbearers will be; Brandon Davis, Justin Davis, Jeremy Traylor, Brandon Shannon, Ben Eickbush, and Matthew Jividen.

Visitation will be Wednesday, August 30, 2023, from 6:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. and after 9:00 A.M. Thursday until the service at the funeral home.

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