Helen (Hartman) Brammell, age 98 of Eminence, passed away on Thursday, December 15, 2022 at Norton Brownsboro Hospital. Daughter of the late Minnie Thomas (Coombs) and Dr. John Chilton “JC” Hartman, she was a member of Campbellsburg Christian Church. Widow of the late William D. Brammell, she owned and operated the Western Auto store in Eminence for nearly 30 years alongside her husband. Known to her family as “Mama Helen” she was a devoted mother and grandmother, who adored her family and the time spent together. In addition to her family, she loved animals. 


Survived by:


Sons:                           James H. Brammell (Dianne) of New Castle

                                    William H. “Bill” Brammell (Ellie) of Eminence


Sister:                          Tommie (Hartman) Houston of Pewee Valley


Granddaughters:         Katie Hampton (Derek) of Campbellsburg

                                    Emily Brammell-Callis (Ballard) of Lexington

                                    Virginia “Jenna” Brammell (Matt Drys) of Ferndale, Michigan


Grandsons:                  William H. “Bill” Brammell, Jr. (Chelsey) of Centerfield

                                    James Mason Brammell of New Castle

                                    John Reese Brammell of Arvada, Colorado


8 Great-Grandchildren


Funeral Service: 1 PM on Monday, December 26, 2022 at Prewitt New Castle Funeral Home with the Reverend Carl Rucker Officiating.


 **Due to inclement weather and safety precautions, a Private Burial will be held in New Castle Cemetery.


In Lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Kentucky Humane Society, 1000 Lyndon Lane Suite B, Louisville KY 40222


Visitation: 10 AM until the time of service on Monday, December 26, 2022 at Prewitt New Castle Funeral Home.


Click HERE to watch Helen's tribute video.

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