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James Robert Brown
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Birth: Mar. 9, 1895
Houston
Texas County
Missouri, USA
Death: Jul. 3, 1967
Houston
Texas County
Missouri, USA

Born March 9, 1895, near Houston, James Robert Brown was the son of John W. and Rosa A. Brown. He died July 3, 1967, at the age of 72.

He was united in marriage to Pearl Watson near Houston November 21, 1920, and to this union six children were born. Two preceded him in death, Freida Virginia at three days of age in 1922 and Wendell Elbert at 12 years of age in 1938.

Surviving are his wife, Pearl, four daughters, Mrs. Hazel Shaeffer of Jefferson City, Missouri, Mrs. Arlene Reardon of Peoria, Illinois, Mrs. Roberta Moore of Rolla, Mrs. Sharon Sue Lay of Decatur, Illinois, and six grandchildren.

Also surviving are two sisters, Mrs. Etta McKinney of Houston, and Mrs. Trevil Haney of Yukon, one brother, Melvin Brown, of Garner, Iowa, several nieces and nephews and a host of friends.

He was an active member of the Central Baptist Church. He was a veteran of World War I and was employed by Reddish Trucking Service for a few years, before starting his own express service between Houston and Springfield in 1938. He was employed by King Hardware a short time and at Fort Leonard Wood for several years.

Funeral services were held July 5 at the Central Baptist Church with Reverend Kirby Fletcher officiating. Burial was in the Central Baptist Cemetery under the direction of Evans-Elliott.

Pallbearers were his nephews: Harry Moody, Bob Wallace, Ernest Wall, Wayne McKinney, Glen McKinney, and Lewis Miller. 
 
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 Parents:
  John William Brown (1861 - 1937)
  Rosa Wallace Brown (1874 - 1956)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Pearl Watson Brown (1902 - 1985)
 
 Children:
  Freida Virginia Brown (1922 - 1922)*
  Hazel Lenore Shaefer (1923 - 1991)*
  Wendell Elbert Brown (1926 - 1938)*
 
 Siblings:
  Melvin Brown (1893 - 1969)*
  James Robert Brown (1895 - 1967)
  Mary Etta Brown McKinney (1897 - 1982)*
  Trevil Viola Brown Haney Phillips (1914 - 2007)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Central Baptist Cemetery
Houston
Texas County
Missouri, USA
 
Created by: Jan Miller
Record added: Jun 30, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 20185742
James Robert Brown
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James Robert Brown
Added by: Carol Kelley
 
James Robert Brown
Added by: Jan Miller
 
 
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