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Alene (Hopson) Brown

November 1, 1935 ~ November 14, 2019 (age 84)

Alene Hopson Brown, 84, of Mortons Gap, formerly of Detroit,Michigan entered into her eternal rest at 9:20 p.m. Thursday Nov. 14, 2019, at St. Vincent Hospital in Evansville. Born Nov. 1, 1935, in Nortonville, she was the daughter of the late Allen Hopson and Sallie Bell Johnson Hopson. She attended Forest Chapel Baptist Church in Mortons Gap and St. James Missionary Baptist Church in Barnsley. She worked at Goodwill Store in Madisonville and at St. Francis School in Detroit, Michigan as a healthcare worker.  She was a great cook and loved baking.  She loved football, of which her favorite team was the Detroit Lions.  Most of all she loved spending time with her family, especially her niece, nephews, and her extended family. She also was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Brown; two brothers, Grover Snorton and Ozell Snorton; and one sister, Imogene Hopson Riley.  She leaves behind to cherish her loving memories three nephews, Terry (Vivian) Snorton, of Madisonville, Johnny Snorton and Donnis  Snorton, both of Indianapolis, Indiana, one niece, Barbara (Albert) Martino of Carlsbad, California;  great nieces and nephews, and a host of cousins, other relatives and friends. Her life will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 20, at Elliott Mortuary in Madisonville. The Rev. Terry Slaton will officiate. Burial will be in Lively Stone Cemetery in Nortonville. Visitation and wake services will be after 9 a.m. until service time Wednesday at the funeral home.  Elliott Mortuary in Madisonville is in charge of the arrangements. You may share condolences with the family at

 Service Information

November 20, 2019

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Funeral Service
November 20, 2019

11:00 AM

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