Grace Mae Brown

“Gracie” was born 3 Jan 1914 in Dry Branch, Morehead, Rowan Co, Ky..
She died on 2 Sep 1996 in Elk Lick, Rowan Co., Ky. and was buried on 5 Sep 1996 in Patrick Cem., Magoffin Co., Ky.
Grace was raised on Dry Branch just off of Cranston Road in Rowan County Kentucky.

Grace married (1) Charles Keyser Lovely on 17 Apr 1934 in Triplett, Rowan Co., Ky., and (2) Harold Yoder.

Grace was the daughter of George Washington Brown and Sadie Jane Clark.
Her father was a farmer and taught school. Grace was raised in a large family who were very close.

She loved her children and was widowed while very young and had 5 children to raise alone.
She later married Harold Yoder and had two children by him.

Grace loved to write poetry. She put together a book dedicated to her descendents wherein she wrote letters
describing her life and including pictures and her poems.

Grace was the family matiarch. Everyone always gathered in at her home on the holidays.
She kept up with all of her grandchildren's lives. She clipped newspaper articles, attended all graduations,
and other special events. She had a strong faith in God and an undying love for her beloved Keyser.
Grace taught some school at Clark School. There is much more about her life written in her own words.
Her book is titled "Grace".

Submitted by: John W. Grace

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