|Death: ||Oct., 1938|
Well Known Citizen Victim of Heart Attack.
James B. Brown, age 68, died suddenly at his home in Paintsville last Friday morning from a heart attack. Mr.Brown was a native of Johnson county and had spent his entire life in the county where he was known and respected as a good
He moved to Paintsville about 1905 where he raised and educated his children.For a number of years he was connected with the North-East Coal Company but for the past several years has been a valuable employee of the Sandy Valley Grocery Company at Paintsville.
Mr. Brown had been in ill health for several months but his sudden death came without warning, and was a great shock to his family and associates.
He is survived by his widow, Emma Rice Brown, and the following children: Mrs.Ruby Lyon, Mount Pleasant, Mich.; Miss Pansy Polly Jenkins, Ky., and Mitchell and Mrs. Rebecca Brown of Paintsville, and the following grandchildren; Violet and James Brown of Paintsville; Rose Marie and James E. polly, Jenkins, and Donald Lyon, Mount Pleasant, Mich. Also two sisters and one brother, Mrs.Mae Wallace, Barbourville,
Ky.; Mrs.Rebecca Alloway, Clearfield, Tenn., and George Brown, of Harlan, Ky., Mrs.Sarah Preston of Paintsville is the only surviving member of his father's immediate family.
Funeral services were held at the Christian Church of which he was a member, Sunday afternoon in charge of Rev.Townsend,pastor of the M. E. Church.
Burial in the Wells Cemetery in Bridgford.
Funeral and burial in charge of J. A. Jones of the
Paintsville Furniture Company, assisted by Emil clay, of the Burke Funeral Home, Whitesburg, Ky.
Active pallbearers were employees of the Sandy Valley Grocery
Company.Honorary pallbearers were Lewis Blevins, Roy Adams,E. Rice, Milton Hampton, G. K. Nickell, Fred Ratliff and Bruce Trimble.
Paintsville Herald Thursday October 13,1938
Created by: Tonya Sparks
Record added: May 24, 2010
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