|Birth: ||Mar. 6, 1882|
|Death: ||Aug. 10, 1939|
Thomas White Brown was born March 7, 1882, on a farm about a mile north of Exeter and departed this life Aug. 11, 1939, at the age of 57 years, five months and four days.
He was the fourth child of James and Emily Brown. He has been preceded in death by his father and mother and two brothers, Clinton and Newton. He was united in marriage to Daisy Lawson on Feb. 11, 1911, and to this union were born six children--Virginia Lee Green of Waverly, Ill.; Thomas Leslie, who has not been home for the past three years; Albert Edward, Alice Melissa, Elwood Waldo and Jessie Irene all at home. He leaves to mourn his departure his devoted wife, and children, one grandchild, Carol Larie Green, two sisters and two brothers, Mrs. W. F. Hunter of Hanna, Ill., Robt L. Brown of Mt. Sterling, Ill., and Mrs. Chas. Funk and Henry P. Brown, both of Exeter, besides several nephews and nieces and a host of friends. Mr. Brown was a quiet unassuming man, a great reader and deep thinker, a lover of music and the beautiful things of life. He was a victim of physical weakness most of this life and suffered much physical pain without complaining.
Funeral services were held in the M. E. church at Exeter, Aug. 14, 1939, Rev. W. F. Hunter officiating. The songs, "Sometime' and "No Disappointment in Heaven" were sung by Mesdames Florence and Frances Brackett, accompanied by Mrs. Floyd Hierman of Bluffs. The pall bearers were Fred Armitage, Robt. Brackett, Wm. Taylor, Chas. M. Six, Elmer Beckman, Isaac Morris.
The flowers were cared for by Mesdames Erma Brackett, Neely Bean, Eileen Grady, Emma Lee Kerr, Dorothy DeCamp and Miss Armilla Orchard.
Interment was in Oak Hill Cemetery.
Obituary found at the Winchester Public Library, Page 175
Daisy Lawson Brown (1887 - 1982)*
Albert Edward Brown (1918 - 1965)*
Elwood W Brown (1924 - 2001)*
Oak Hill Cemetery
Created by: Cheryl Behrend
Record added: Jul 07, 2009
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