|Birth: ||Jul. 20, 1921|
|Death: ||Apr. 12, 1940|
Many relatives and friends attended funeral services held Monday in the Koosharem ward hall for Hugh Brown, 18, who died on Friday morning at the Salina hospital, where for ten days he had been treated for a blood condition which caused hemorrhages.
Hugh would have been graduated in May from the Richfield High School, in recognition of his school activities, the student body president; Garn Ence, his home room president, J. R. Warner; J. Maiben Thomson of the high school faculty, M. W. Smith, Sevier stake seminary principal and a number of students attended the funeral.
Bishop Merrill Bagley conducted the services. Speakers besides Mr. Thomson and Mr. Smith were bishop Junius F. Ogden of the Richfield First ward, at whose home Hugh had been staying; Miss Anna Larsen, a former teacher in the Koosharem schools; Heber M. Williams of Salina, former president of the North Sevier stake; E. C. Bagley, a former bishop of the Koosharem ward and Bishop Merrill Bagley. Arvilla Rasmussen read a letter from Hughs brother Royal, written from St. Louis where Royal is completing his training for the medical profession. Royal was the only member of the family unable to be in Koosharem for the services.
The Koosharem ward choir directed by Ellis Bagley with Mrs. LaCoy Anderson as accompanist, Sang, "My Jesus As Thou Wilt" and "Sometime We'll Understand." As a musical number from the Richfield high school, Miss Mae Sevy, accompanied at the piano by Miss Nial Olsen, played a violin solo, "Stardust." Vocal solos were by Talmage DeLange and Mrs. Lucille Davis of Richfield, both of whom were accompanied by Miss Thelma Jackson. Mr. DeLange sang, "A Perfect Day." Mrs. Davis sang, "I've Done My Work."
The invocation was by Andrew Anderson; the benediction by James Brindley. Sisson J. Hatch dedicated the grave, interment being in the Koosharem cemetery.
Pallbearers were Merril, Clayton, Quinten and Don Brown, Earl Cazier and Glen Peterson of Salina. Relief society members carried the floral tributes.
"I never saw an unkind expression on Hughs face," was the tribute paid by one of the speakers and the remarks of others stressed his pleasant disposition and his desire to advance, a characteristic of others of his family.
Hugh Brown was born at Greenwich on July 20, 1921, a son of Alma and Ethel Peterson Brown. He had lived at Greenwich all his life and had attended school at Koosharem, Salina and Richfield. Surviving are his parents and the following brothers and sisters; Grant Brown of Koosharem, Mrs. Chrystal Baker of Salem, Mrs. Ruby Bradfield of Hilt, Calif, Royal Brown of St. Louis and Hazel Brown of Greenwich, at present students of the U.S.A.C. at Logan, Reed and Shirley Brown of Greenwich.
Published in The Richfield Reaper Newspaper 1940-04-18
David Alma Brown (1883 - 1958)
Ethel Myrl Peterson Brown (1888 - 1962)
Alma Grant Brown (1905 - 1973)*
Francis Georgia Brown (1907 - 1907)*
Thelma Blanch Brown (1912 - 1912)*
Lillian Byrl Brown Dorland (1915 - 2005)*
Hazel Brown Gunderson (1919 - 2011)*
George Huge Brown (1921 - 1940)
Shirley Joy Brown Allen (1931 - 2006)*
Created by: Kel
Record added: Nov 02, 2008
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