William E. Brown
William E. Brown of RFD 7, Mt. Vernon, died at 4:45 p.m. Friday in
Jefferson Memorial Hospital at the age of 75 years, nine months, and 14
days. He was employed at the Carr Recapping Service in this city.
Graveside services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at Hopewell
Cemetery with the Rev. Jimmie Carr officiating. Members of the American
Legion will conduct military rites.
The body will lie in state at the Pulley Funeral Home where friends may
call after 4:00 p.m. today.
Mr. Brown was born Feb. 3, 1892, at Choes, N.Y. the son of Francis and
Marguerite ( Girard ) Brown.
He was married to Emma Helen Beauford, who preceded him in death
Mar. 11, 1954.
He is survived by two sons, William C. Brown and Frank R. Brown both of
this city; three daughters, Mrs. Edna Keef and Mrs. Doris Jean Hughey,
both of Mt. Vernon, and Mrs. Ruth L. Cope of Springfield, Ill; 23
grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Mr. Brown, a veteran of World War One, was a member of American Legion
Post 141 of this city.
Source: Mount Vernon Register News
Submitted by Angela Wright
Relationship: Great Grandfather