Glenda "Etta" Brinson

March 26, 1959 ~ July 21, 2019 (age 60)


Etta Griffin Brinson, age 60, of Somerset, KY, moved to Heaven on Sunday, July 21, 2019 at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital.


Etta was born on March 26, 1959 in Berea, KY to Vada Glindlean “Glenna” Roberts Powers and the late Paul Kenneth Griffin.  She was a member of Harvest Time Assembly of God.  Etta opened and managed Dollar General Stores. She was the office manager/overseer of Cumberland Classic Collision Center.  Etta was a writer, artist and loved to cook.  She especially loved spending time with her family. 


She is survived by her husband, Charles Brinson Jr., whom she married on June 23, 2011 in Somerset, KY; her mother, Glenna Powers of Somerset; two sons, Sa’ben (and Jamie) Blair of Mt. Vernon and Chaz (and Jinny) Brinson of Science Hill; two daughters, Corina Brinson of Somerset and Carlen McCain of St. Joseph, MO; one brother, Douglas (and Carolyn) Griffin of Mt. Vernon; two sisters, Rebecca Matias of Somerset and Juanita (and Billy) Stallsworth of Independence, KY; thirteen grandchildren, Tyler Dunn, Chance Wesley Brinson, McKenzie Wesley Brinson, Sage Brinson, Kaimyn Brinson, Chelsea Blair, Caleb Blair, Shyann Blair, Bryson Blair and Rhylee McCain, Sierra Estes, Jeffrey Crowe, and Bella Crowe; numerous nieces and nephews and other family members who were very special to her.


Etta was preceded in death by her father, Paul Kenneth Griffin; two brothers, Derel and Robert Griffin; one niece, Kaitlyn Griffin; one brother-in-law, Darrell Matias; special step-father, Edward “Pop” Powers; and her former husband, Gary Farris.


Visitation will be on Saturday, July 27, 2019 from 11:00am until 1:00pm at Harvest Time Assembly of God.


Her funeral service will follow on Saturday at 1:00pm at Harvest Time Assembly of God with Bro. Steve Mullins officiating.  Entombment will be at Lakeside Memorial Gardens.


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July 27, 2019

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Harvest Time Assembly

Funeral Service
July 27, 2019

1:00 PM
Harvest Time Assembly

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