Dolores Brown Mackey, 77, of Corbin, went to be with the Lord on Monday, Feb. 13, 2017.
She was born Feb. 14, 1939, in Middlesboro to the late Cecil Brown and Ethel Bowlin Brown. She was a graduate of Union College. In the early years, she taught school in the Wells community in rural Knox County in a one-room building. She was a member of Poplar Grove Baptist Church in Corbin and was the gold standard of Proverbs 31:10-31 in caring for her family.
She is survived by her husband of 59 years, Dr. Robert Mackey; one daughter, Sharon Mackey, of Lexington; three sons: Dr. John Mackey and wife, Kimberly, of Lexington, Alan Mackey and wife, Kate, of Lone Tree, Colorado, and Dr. Benjamin Mackey and wife, Andrea, of Barbourville, along with 11 grandchildren.
Funeral services will be 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017, at Poplar Grove Baptist Church, 2322 North KY 830, Corbin with the Rev. Bobby Joe Eaton officiating. Burial will follow in Mackey Bend Cemetery in Barbourville.
Visitation will be from 1:30-4:30 p.m. at the church prior to funeral services.
In lieu of flowers, it is suggested that contributions be made to the Poplar Grove Baptist Church building fund.
Hart Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements. Messages of condolence may be left at www.hartfhcorbin.com.
Published on February 14, 2017