Albert S. Brown Funeral Monday
Albert S. Brown, 83, of Pottsboro,
an early Grayson County teacher,
died at a Sherman nursing home early Saturday after a three-week
Funeral services will be held at the First Baptist
Church here Monday
at 2:30 p.m. with Dr. Henry Garber, pastor, and Rev. David Baker, First
Christian Church minister, officiating.
Burial will be in West Hill Cemetery at Sherman with
in charge. The family will be at the funeral home tonight from 7 until
Pallbearers will be Edwin, Freddie, Albert and Cory
and Jerry Wilson, Eddie Thompson, and Rickey Grimes.
Brown was born in the Celtic community near Sherman
April 27, 1888
and married Miss Sallie Cowherd at Pottsboro Dec. 31, 1910.
He attended school at Pottsboro, Quitaque, Silverton,
State College in Durant and Kidd Key College in Sherman.
His 53-year school career included tenure as
superintendent of Gunter.
He taught at Pottsboro, Whiterock, Skaggs, Howe and Hagerman before he
went to Willow Springs where he retired.
He was juvenile officer for Grayson County for nine
his retirement and then continued as a farmer and rancher.
Brown was past master and secretary of the George R.
Lodge No. 396 at Pottsboro. He received his 50-year pin in
For a time Brown was a bookkeeper for a gin company. He
a member of the Woodmen of the World Pottsboro Lodge No. 426, serving
secretary, and the First Christian Church.
Survivors are his wife; two sons, Albert W. of Denison,
of Sherman; four daughters, Mrs. Geneva Thomas, Denison, Mrs. Juanita
Dallas, Mrs. Dorothy Grimes, Oak Grove Community, and Mrs. Mary
Denison; and 16 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.