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Mary Elizabeth "Bessie" Grider Brown
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Birth: Sep. 5, 1885
De Witt
Carroll County
Missouri, USA
Death: Dec. 14, 1962
Kansas City
Wyandotte County
Kansas, USA

Name recorded per cemetery records: Bessie Johnson Brown

Former Bessie Grider Of DeWitt, Dies Fri. At Kansas City, Mo.

Mrs. Bessie Johnson Brown, 77, of 5616 West Sixty-first terrace, Countryside, in the greater Kansas City area, a native of DeWitt, died Friday at Providence hospital. She had been a patient at the hospital three weeks.

Mrs. Brown was a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Richard Grider. She attended the schools at DeWitt when she was a child but the family left there about the turn of the century. She had since made her home in the region of Kansas City. She lived in Kansas City, Kansas, for a time after leaving DeWitt. She had made her home with a daughter, Mrs. Clydean Johanson, since April.

She was a member of Sherman chapter Order of the Eastern Star and the Miriam conclave True Kindred.

Also surviving are her husband Maurice E. Brown, 511 West Eleventh, Kansas City: another daughter, Mrs. Elizabeth Gaffney, Mission, Kansas and five grandchildren.

She was the last surviving one of a family of several brothers and sisters.

Funeral services were at Porter & Sons chapel, Kansas City at 2 p.m. Monday. Interment was at Mt. Hope Cemetery in the Greater Kansas City area.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Richard Grider (1849 - 1930)
  Almira Clay Parker Grider (1848 - 1931)
 
 Spouses:
  Clyde Morton Johnson (1883 - 1944)
  Maurice E Brown (____ - 1969)
 
 Children:
  Clydean C Johnson Johanson (1911 - 2005)*
  Marcia Johnson Gaffney (1913 - 2007)*
  Robert Keith Johnson (1923 - 2014)*
 
 Sibling:
  Mary Elizabeth Grider Brown (1885 - 1962)
  Ida May Grider (1888 - 1935)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Fairweather 5-26-1929
 
Burial:
Mount Hope Cemetery
Kansas City
Wyandotte County
Kansas, USA
Plot: Sec 63, Lot 31, Gr 5
 
Maintained by: TPGaffney
Originally Created by: KsCityKim
Record added: Jan 15, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 103641424
Mary Elizabeth Bessie <i>Grider</i> Brown
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Mary Elizabeth Bessie <i>Grider</i> Brown
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Mary Elizabeth Bessie <i>Grider</i> Brown
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