OBITUARY

 

BEULAH A. BROWN - 91, Walnut Manor Nursing Home, died Tuesday morning at the nursing home following a long illness. Funeral services will be held on Saturday afternoon at 1 p.m. in the Allen-Garland Funeral Home, Walnut, with Rev. Forrest Hergert, pastor of the Walnut United Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will be in the Walnut Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home on Saturday from noon until the hour of service. A memorial has been established in her memory to the Roanoke Methodist Church and the Walnut Manor Nursing Home.

Born on March 12, 1891 in Holstein, Iowa, the daughter of Thomas and Eva Cox Wilson, she was united in marriage to Albert W. Brown on Dec. 28, 1920 in Walnut. He preceded her in death on June 2, 1952. She was a member of the Roanoke, Illinois Methodist Church and the Roanoke American Legion Auxiliary. A 1910 graduate of Walnut High School, she lived in Roanoke for 43 years prior to moving back to Walnut for the past six years.

She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Raymond (Alene) Zimmerman, Pekin and Mrs. Joseph (Janice) Cardine, Casper, Wyoming; 7 grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren. Preceding her in death were her parents, her husband, two sisters and one brother.

 (The Daily Gazette, Sterling-Rock Falls, Illinois, November 17, 1982 - Wednesday, page A4, submitted by Melva L. Taylor)

 

 


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