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Emma Helen Brown

Mrs. Emma Helen Brown, of RFD 7, Mt. Vernon, died at 1:50 am today at
the age of 57 years, two months and eight days.

Mrs. Brown was born in Jefferson County January 3, 1897, the daughter
of Ralph and Etta (Owens) Buford (Beauford). In 1918 she was
married in East St. Louis, to William E. Brown, who survives.

She was a member of the Babtist church.

Funeral Services will be held Saturday at 2 pm at the Pulley Funeral
Home, conducted by the Rev. Bird Green. Burial will be in Hopewell

The body will lie in state at the Pulley Funeral Home where friends may
call after 10 am Friday.

Surviving, besides her husband, are her mother, Etta, two sons, William
C. of Opdyke and Frank R. of Mt. Vernon; three daughters, Mrs. Edna
Keef of Mt. Vernon, Mrs. Doris Hughey of Mt. Vernon and Mrs. Betty
McMahan of Peoria; 10 grandchildren. Two brothers and a sister are dead.

She had been in failing health for the past year.  She suffered a
stroke late yesterday and died early today, a short time after being
admitted to Jefferson Memorial Hospital.

Source: Mount Vernon Register News
Date: 5-11-1954
Submitted by Angela Wright 
Relationship: Great Grandmother



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