|Brown, Fred (1875 - 1939)|
|BROWN MCCONNELL HOWELL MCCLENDON|
----Source: Greenwood Library Scrapbook Collection
MARSHFIELD NEWS HERALD 9/21/1939
FRED BROWN RITES ARE HELD TUESDAY
REV. ALEX J. ABBOTT CONDUCTS SERVICES IN GREENWOOD CHURCH
Greenwood--Funeral services were conducted Tuesday afternoon at 2:15 o'clock at the Schiller Funeral Home in Greenwood for Fred A. Brown, 66, who died Sept. 16 at Eau Claire.
The Rev. Alex J. Abbott officiated at the service in the funeral home, and at the 2:30 o'clock rites in the Grace Methodist Church in Greenwood. Interment was made in the Greenwood Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Clayton McConnell of Ellsworth, and Ernest, Arthur, and Eugene Christie and James and Roy McConnell. Flowers were carried by Miss Howell of Glen Flora and Misses Arlene and Mabel McConnell.
Fred Alvin Brown was born in Belleville, Ontario, Canada, Nov. 30, 1875. When a young man he came to Greenwood, Clark County with his family, and after a few years the family moved back to Canada, Mr. Brown remaining in Greenwood. In the spring of 1905 his family moved to Glen Flora, where they have since lived.
His marriage to Mary Grace McConnell took place Dec. 18, 1895. Mrs. Brown died Dec. 1, 1937, at Waukegan, Ill.
Surviving relatives include four children, Mrs. O. R. Howell, Glen Flora George Brown, Argonne Donald Brown, Wauconde, Ill. and Keith Brown, Chicago 12 grandchildren a sister, Mrs. J. E. McClendon, Proctor, Okla. and a brother, Randall M. Brown, Belleville, Ontario, Canada.
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