John J. Brown, 71, of Dearing died at Coffeyville Memorial Hospital this morning of a heart condition. He had been a patient at the hospital three weeks. Funeral arrangment are incomplete.
Mr. Brown had been a resident of the Dearing community for 34 years. He was a retired Union Traction Company employee and former track foreman for the Missouri Pacific Railroad Company
He was born June 13, 1885 at Marshall, AR. He came to Dearing from Silverdale, KS. His first wife, Fannie, died Oct. 28, 1944. On Nov. 4, 1945, he married Bessie B. Hess at Dearing. She died last Dec. 29. Mr. Brown was a member of Dearing Christian Church.
Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Charles Clark, Coffeyville; a son, Ira D. Brown, Tulsa; a brother, George Brown, Silverdale; four grandchildren and five great grandchildren.
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