Francis O. Brown
(February 13, 1925 - January 9, 2000)
Oneida Daily Dispatch
Monday, Jan. 10, 2000
ONEIDA - Francis 0. "Bud" Brown, 74, 419 Lake Road, died Sunday morning,
Jan. 9, 2000, in the Oneida Healthcare Center, where he had been a patient
for the past eight days, having been transferred from the Extended Care
Facility, where he resided for the past five months.
He was born on Feb. 13, 1925, in the Town of Vienna, the son of Orville and
Mina McClanathan Brown.
Mr. Brown was educated in Camden schools, he married Frances V Harp on Oct.
22, 1950, in Durhamville. Mrs. Brown died on Sept. 9, 1993.
Prior to his retirement, Mr. Brown was employed with the Harden Furniture
Company in McConnellsville, and had previously been employed with Jacks'
Tasty Snacks Corporation, formerly of Oneida, for many years. He had also
been employed with the Oneida City School District as a school bus driver.
Mr. Brown was a member of the Durhamville Baptist Church, a former member
of the Oneida Masonic Lodge No. 270, Free and Accepted Masons and for many
years portrayed Santa Claus at various school and civic functions.
Surviving are two daughters and sons-in law, Franciene and John Hall of
Oneida and Eileen and Michael Allen of Durhamville; one son and daughter-in-
law, Alex F. and Sue Brown of Oneida; one brother, Donald Brown of Oneida;
three sisters, Nettie Royce of Vienna, Janet Babcock of Camden and Dora Snow
of Arcadia, Fla.; seven grandchildren, Matt, Josh and Jamie Allen, Jaleen,
John and Chad Hall and Christopher Brown; one great-grandchild, Andrew Buell;
and several nieces and nephews.
Date: Wednesday, May 17, 2000 03:38 PM
Madison Co. Families