JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
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Mrs. Opal L. BROWN, wife of Herbert E. Brown, died at Mt. Vernon Hos- 
pital at 11:30 a.m.today at the Mt. Vernon Hospital at the age of 45 years, 1 
month and 28 days. 
Funeral services, conducted by Dr. W. K. SISK, will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. 
at the Park Avenue Baptist church.  Burial will follow in Oakwood cemetery. 
The body will remain at Myers Chapel.  Mrs. Brown resided at Fourteenth and 
George streets.  She was born May 27, 1896, in Kinmundy, the daughter of 
William CLAYBOURN and Mary WILLIAMS Claybourn.  In 1913 she was 
united in marriage with Herbert E. Brown.  She was a member of  the Park 
Avenue Baptist church. 
Besides her husband, Mrs. Brown is survived by 2 sons, James C. and Bobby 
Alan; 2 daughters, Mrs. Harold L. WILLIAMS of Oak Park, Ill. and Betty 
Helen at home; 3 brothers, Noel of Benton, Vance of Fort Scott, Texas and 
Verner of Los Angeles, Cal. and 4 sisters, Mrs. Charles MARQUARD and 
Mrs. Beatrice RYAN of Los Angeles, Cal., Mrs. Frank BUSSEY of Benton, 
New Mexico and Mrs. Lois MANN of Los Angeles, Cal. 

July 25, 1941  Mt. Vernon Register News 
Submitted by: Sharlet Bigham LaBarbera
(Opal was my  2C3R and 3C3R)

 
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