January 7, 1950 ~ November 21, 2022

Born in: Glasgow, KY
Resided in: Glasgow, KY

Brenda Carol Carver, 72, of Glasgow, KY passed away on Monday, November 21, 2022, with her family by her side. She is preceded in death by her parents, Ewell and Helen Groce. She was a beloved wife, loving mother, proud grandmother, and most important, a faithful Christian.

She is survived by her husband of 56 years, Robert Ewell Carver; three daughters, Montina Sharp (Jeff) of Glasgow, Michelle Kingrey (Jerry) of Glasgow, and Mattea Van Zee (Ted) of Lawrenceburg. She was most proud of her role as nanny Bren to Jacob Sharp (Emily), Elijah Sharp, Noah Kingrey (Cassie), Caleb Kingrey, Chloe Sharp, Raven Kingrey, Isaac Van Zee, Luke Van Zee, Matthew Van Zee, Lilah Kingrey, and Olive Kingery. She is also loved by her sisters and brothers, Billy Jo Groce (Gail), Barbara Medley, William Earl Groce, Judy Wilborn (Mike), & Ronnie Groce (Mandy).

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her sister-in-law, Mary Groce; mother-in-law, Betty Carver, and father-in-law, Ewell Carver.

Funeral service will be 2:00pm Wednesday, November 23rd at the A.F. Crow & Son Funeral Home with burial in the Glasgow Municipal Cemetery. Visitation will be on Wednesday from 10:00am until time for the service at the funeral home. In Lieu of flowers the family request that a memorial contribution be made to the St. Jude’s Children Research Hospital. A.F. Crow & Son Funeral Home is honored to be entrusted with the care of Mrs. Carver. Please share your condolence with the family at


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  1. My heart is breaking with you all. I am soo sorry. All of us had soo much fun together for many years. I will continue to pray for all of you. Much love and many hugs.

  2. Many great memories with Brenda growing up. I will continue to pray for all of you. Much love and many hugs.

  3. So sorry for your loss. May God give each one of you peace and strength during this difficult time.

  4. Robert and girls so sorry to hear about Brenda. I always thought a lot of her. If I can do anything please holler.

  5. So sorry to hear of the loss of your Mother Michelle. Prayers for you and your family during this difficult time.

  6. She’s going to be missed by so many people. Such a wonderful woman! Always loved her!💕 May God give the family comfort and strength at this time!

  7. To Robert & family, & all of the Groce family: thoughts & prayers for all. Brenda was part of our Class of 1968 @ T.H.H.S.
    Brenda was such a pleasant person to be around & loved to talk. In the more recent past, those who could, of our classmates got together to take in movies @ The Cinemas.
    It was so good to see her & others who were able to go.
    She & Robert were always at our class reunions. My thoughts are with ALL.

  8. Michelle & Tina, So sorry to hear about the loss of your mother. Love and prayers for you all during this difficult time.

    Susie Maupin

  9. Dear Robert and girls…so very sorry to hear of Brenda’s passing. All of you will be in our prayers.

  10. My Deepest Condolences to the family. Robert, Montina, Michelle, Mattea and Brenda’s siblings. I’m sure Brenda will be sorely missed.

  11. Robert I’m sorry for your loss. She is with the angels and other loved ones singing and praising around GOD’S throne. I have no doubt about that. She was a shining example of how we all should live for JESUS.

  12. She was a real sweet lady so loving and kind to everyone she was my husband Jerry Smith cousin we loved her and her husband Robert

  13. Mattea Carver VanZee and family- we send our prayerful condolences to you and your extended family. May you all be continually comforted by God’s peace.

  14. Kim Warrick, (her cousin Jerry Smiths daughter),
    She was a sweet loving person this breaks my heart so. I had been planning a visit with her for she had really been weighing on my mind lately and i really enjoyed our last visit and her memories she shared with me. Prayers are going out to all the family and friends! Hugs are being sent.

  15. I am so sorry to read this. We were very close in my high school days and I will hold those Memories…Keep Love Alive…close for as long as I have a memory.

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