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Mearl Peavy Brown
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Birth: Jun. 1, 1898
Salida
Chaffee County
Colorado, USA
Death: Jul. 10, 1986
Salida
Chaffee County
Colorado, USA

Obit for Mearl Brown

Funeral services for Mearl Brown, 88, lifelong Salida resident, were held 2 P.M. Monday at Lewis and Glenn Funeral Chapel. He died Thursday morning, July 10, at the Salida Hospital.
Brown was born June 1, 1898 in Salida, Colorado the second of nine children of Bert and Eva Brown, pioneers in the settlement of Chaffee County.
He was a trained machinist with Denver and Rio Grande Railroad but gave up that work to be with his family.
He was a miller of the George Vaughn Grocery and Feed Stare and was later employed with U.S. Forest Service in Salida. Ranching and love of the outdoors were his special interest.
He was a member of Salida United Methodist Church, Salida Lodge 57 AF & AM, Salida Commandery 17, Salida Council 20, Cryptic Masons, Mon-Ark Shrine and Al Kaly Temple, Pueblo.
He is survived by his wife Doris of 44 1/2 years; son Edwin; and granddaughter, Vicke Bingham, Twin Falls, Idaho; three sisters, Gladys Rawlings, Paradox, Co., Elberta Bennett, Wheat Ridge and June Surber, Salida.
He is also survived by four grandchildren from his late daughter, Catherine Dougherty, who died in 1980; 12 great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephew. He was preceded in death by the mother of his son and daughter, Edna Cox Brown, in 1934.
Friends who desire may make memorial contributions to the Heart Association or United Methodist Church Memorial Fund.
Burial was at Fairview Cemetery

{Taken from The Mountain Mail July 1986} 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Eli Bert Brown (1873 - 1930)
  Eva Augusta Fish Brown (1876 - 1952)
 
 Spouses:
  Edna Lorraine Cox Brown (1896 - 1934)*
  Georgia Doris Richardson Brown (1907 - 1993)*
 
 Siblings:
  Marrian Alma Brown (1895 - 1897)*
  Mearl Peavy Brown (1898 - 1986)
  Willis Arthur Brown (1900 - 1972)*
  Grace Wiles Brown Surber (1902 - 1983)*
  Gladys Margaret Brown Rawlings (1905 - 1986)*
  Eva Elberta Brown Bennett (1907 - 1993)*
  Ivy June Brown Surber (1914 - 2004)*
  Mary Alice Brown Masingale (1917 - 1984)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Fairview Cemetery
Salida
Chaffee County
Colorado, USA
 
Created by: Linda Snodgrass
Record added: Sep 09, 2010
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Mearl Peavy Brown
Added by: Linda Snodgrass
 
Mearl Peavy Brown
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Mearl Peavy Brown
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