for Orville Riley Brown
15 March, 1924 – 10 June, 1995
From the Idaho Press-Tribune
12 June, 1995
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo
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Orville Riley Brown, 71, of Wilder, died Saturday, June 10,
1995, at a Caldwell hospital. Graveside services will be
conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 14, 1995, at the Wilder
Cemetery. Rev. Frank Prince of Wilder will officiate under
the direction of Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Caldwell. Family and
friends are asked to meet at the cemetery.
Mr. Brown was born March 15, 1924, at Pine Bluff,
Arkansas, a son of Ace and Tennie Brown. He was reared and
educated in Arkansas and married Lois Brewer on December 10,
1954 at Marshall, Arkansas. In 1959 the couple moved to
Wilder where they have since resided.
Orville worked most of his life as a farmer in the Wilder
area. He enjoyed Bluegrass and Western music and played the
banjo. In his younger years he enjoyed hunting and fishing
with his family.
Survivors include his wife, Lois, of Wilder; two sons,
Riley Gene Brown, of Alabama and Frank Brown and his wife,
Robby, of Star; a daughter, Diane and her husband, Raymond
Hamilton, of Greenleaf; a sister, Mildred Staggs, of Wilder; 8
grandchildren; one great-grandson, and numerous nieces and
He was preceded in death by his parents and six brothers
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