Guy Eugene Brewer, 68, of Sharps Chapel, TN, formerly of
Harlan County, passed away peacefully at home Saturday,
September 6, 2008, with family and friends by his side.
Born June 26, 1940 at Cawood, KY, he was a former member
of the UMWA and a coal miner at Mary Helen Coal Co. He
served on the Board of Directors for the Sharps Chapel
volunteer fire department.
Guy was preceded in death by his parents, Bailey and
Bertha Irvin Brewer; and a brother, Hiriam C. Brewer.
He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Loretta Lawson
Brewer, Sharps Chapel, TN; two sons, Mitch Brewer and
wife, Tammy; Terry Brewer and wife, Brenda, all of Sharps
Chapel, TN; four brothers, Wilse Brewer and wife, Etta,
Dayhoit; Charlie Brewer and wife, Geneva, Cawood; Jack
Brewer and wife, Larvena, Harlan, KY; Herb Brewer and
wife, Linda, Cawood. Also surviving are six grandchildren,
Terry II, Brittany, Sheena, Stone, Samantha and Cody;
sisters-in-law, Goldie, Shirley, Violet, Daily and Peggy;
a brother-in-law, Bill Lawson; and a host of nieces,
nephews, other relatives and friends.
Visitation will be held Monday from 6 until 8 p.m. at the
Claiborne Funeral Home and Tuesday, September 9, 2008 from
12 noon until 2 p.m. at the Blackstar Pentecostal Church.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday at
the Blackstar Pentecostal Church with the Rev. J. C. Craig
and Rev. Dewell Perry officiating. Music will be provided
by the Blackstar Pentecostal Church Choir.
Burial will follow in the Saylor Cemetery at Pathfork.
Pallbearers will be Thomas Jackson, Tommy Jackson, Johnny
Jackson, Charles Ray Brewer, Andy Brewer and Lemuel
Johnson. The Sharps Chapel Volunteer Fire Department will
serve as honorary pallbearers.
Online condolences may be left for the family at
Loyall Funeral Home is in charge of local arrangements.