Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Browns in:
 • Cedar Creek Cemetery
 • Salem
 • Henry County
 • Iowa
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial!
Meta F. Moyle Brown
Learn about removing the ads from this memorial...
Birth: Oct. 25, 1917
Hillsboro (Henry County)
Henry County
Iowa, USA
Death: Dec. 17, 2012
Mount Pleasant
Henry County
Iowa, USA

Meta F. Brown, 95, of Mt. Pleasant, died Monday, December 17, 2012 at Park Place in Mt. Pleasant.

Mrs. Brown, the former Meta F. Moyle, was born October 25, 1917 near Hillsboro, Iowa. She was the daughter of Frank Ferree and Nina (Mogel) Moyle. Meta began her education at school in Salem. She then attended grade schools in rural Henry and Van Buren County. She graduated from Mt. Pleasant High School in 1936.

On December 3, 1942 in Mt. Pleasant, Meta was united in marriage to Rex Ralph Brown. Mr. Brown died Friday, April 14, 2006 at Park Place in Mt. Pleasant.

Prior to her marriage, Meta was a housekeeper for the Seeley family and others in the community. After her marriage, Meta and Rex farmed together until they retired and moved into Mt. Pleasant in 1998. Meta was a member of Cedar Creek Friends Church. She previously taught Sunday School at the Salem Friends Church.

She belonged to the Farm Bureau and the SNT's, a local group of friends. She loved to tend to her yard and garden. Meta always had a soft spot in her heart for caring for animals.

Meta was survived by two sons, Ralph Brown of Dallas Center and Gary Brown (and his wife Marlene Belzer of Mediapolis; a daughter Mary Ann Brown of Burlington; two granddaughters, Jennifer Crull (and her husband Matthew) of Mt. Pleasant and Joni Brown of Mt. Pleasant; and two great granddaughters Elizabeth and Emma Crull of Mt. Pleasant.

Her parents, husband and two brothers, Richard Moyle and Keith Moyle preceded Meta in death.
Family links: 
  Frank Ferree Moyle (1890 - 1958)
  Nina Mogel Moyle (1897 - 1969)
  Rex Ralph Brown (1917 - 2006)
  Meta F. Moyle Brown (1917 - 2012)
  Richard Elmer Moyle (1919 - 2011)*
  Keith Orvis Moyle (1922 - 2008)*
*Calculated relationship
Cedar Creek Cemetery
Henry County
Iowa, USA
Maintained by: Ralph Brown
Originally Created by: GraveTracker
Record added: Dec 19, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 102346515
Meta F. <i>Moyle</i> Brown
Added by: Ralph Brown
Meta F. <i>Moyle</i> Brown
Added by: Ralph Brown
Meta F. <i>Moyle</i> Brown
Added by: Ralph Brown
There are 2 more photos not showing...
Click here to view all images...
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

Mom loved the irises that grew in her yard.
- Ralph Brown
 Added: Aug. 11, 2013

- shirleyw55
 Added: Dec. 19, 2012

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service