Izora <I>Howe</I> Brown

Izora Howe Brown

Ellisburg, Jefferson County, New York, USA
Death 4 Nov 1917 (aged 60–61)
Sandy Creek, Oswego County, New York, USA
Burial Sandy Creek, Oswego County, New York, USA
Plot O 15
Memorial ID 18929169 · View Source
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What is death? It is simply unloosening of the cables, the drifting of ship from anchorage into the open sea, in guest of a haven of peace and rest. Death is the gate of life. Life is a dream and death an awakening. Viewing death in that light enables us to look upon the departure of loved ones with a feeling of reconcilation and to say in our hearts, "Not our will, but Thine be done."

Mrs. Fayette Brown passed out into the life immortal Sunday afternoon, Nov 4, at her home on Railroad Street, after two years of suffering caused by paralysis. She was born in the town of Ellisburg April 10, 1856 being the daughter of Nathan and Lany (Widrig) Howe. Her paternal grand-father, Elias Howe located in this town in 1804, migrating here from Augusta, Oneida Co., and her father's oldest sister, Polly, who became the wife of Pardon Earl was the second white child born in Sandy Creek. She was united in marriage to Fayette Brown in 1877, who survives her. The first five years of their married life were spent in Mannsville, the remainder have been spent in this town. One child, Leah, blessed their union, who passed away five years ago, at an age when her companionship and help meant so much in the home circle. The motherly heart never fully recovered from the loss sustained by the untimely death of her only child, Leah.

Besides her husband she is survived by two sisters, Mrs. Jay Mareness and Miss Estelle Howe, both residing in Sandy Creek and who lovingly and tenderly cared for her during the weary days and sleepless nights of her suffering.

Her funeral service was held at her late home Wednesday, Nov. 7. Rev. T.T. Davies officiating, interment in the family lot at Woodlawn cemetery.

The floral tributes from sorrowing friends were many and beautiful.

The departed was refined and highly intellectual, well read and interested herself in things worth while. In her early life she taught school with marked success and the studious habits of her girlhood days never left her. She was a valued member of the Wednesday club and of the Home Department of the Congregational Sunday School. Her words of council and the inspiration of her presence will be missed by those who had learned to love her.

"One more at home
That home Where separation cannot be—
That home whence none is missed eternally—
Lord Jesus, grant us all a place with Thee
At home in Heaven."

Source: Sandy Creek News, Nov 8, 1917

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