Brown Obituaries


“Mrs. Mary Brown Died At Home Of Daughter
Mrs. Mary Brown, widow of Burton Brown, died early Friday morning at the residence of her daughter, Mrs. L.L. Rhodes, 111 Broad Street. Four years ago, Mrs. Brown received a broken hip and she never recovered from this injury.
She was 91 years old and is survived by four daughters and three sons: Mrs. Charles Cantrell, of Brevard; Mrs. J.H. Smith, of Swannanoa; Mrs. J.D. Henderson and Mrs. Rhodes, of Asheville; J.W. and A.A. Brown, of Buena Vista and B.C. Brown, of Oteen.
Funeral arrangements have not been announced.”

BREVARD, Nov 3. (Special) – Mrs. Louise Cantrell, 88, died at 10:30 a.m. Sunday of pneumonia at the home of a daughter, Mrs. Allie C. Wilson. She had been an invalid for a year, but was sticken with pneumonia only last Wednesday.
Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Monday at Brevard Presbyterian Church and burial will be in Oak Grove cemetery. The Rev. Charles M. Jones, pastor of the church, will officiate.
Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. H.G. Rogers of Lake Toxaway and
Mrs. Wilson; two sons, John O. Cantrell of Brevard and Claude C. Cantrell of Ashe- ville; two brothers, B.C. Brown of Oteen and A. Brown of Buena Vista; and a sister, Mrs. Dora Rose[sic] of Asheville.
Mrs. Cantrell was the widow of Charles C. Cantrell who died 37 years ago and was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Bert[sic] Brown of Buena Vista.”
Funeral services for B.C. Brown, 78, who died yester- day at 7:15 p.m. at his home in Oteen following a long illness, will be held from _____ [time not readable] at Bethel Methodist Church with the Rev. V.R. Masters and the Rev. Willis Bennet officiating.
Active pallbearers will be: Alfred Head, Martin Ray, George Brown, F. Brown, Claude Cantrell, and Otis Smith, nephew.
Honorary pallbearers will be N.D. Shortt, C.E. Wolfe, T.M. Greene, Morris G. Hagall, R.D. Hughey, W.E. Jones, S.T. Lewis, J. Frank Paggett, Floyd McCanles, Capt. Eric Hall of the Ashe- ville police force, S.M. Steven, I.A. Pape, Vernon Hemphill and R.L. Dolan.
Surviving are two sons, Charles B. and Robert S. Brown, and three daughters, Miss Bessie Brown, Mrs. Elsie Ruiz, and Mrs. Annie Nicely all of Oteen, and eight grand- children.
Arrangements are under the direction of Morris- Gearing funeral home.”
Services For Buena Vista Man To Be Held At Skyland
Funeral service for J.W. Brown, 67, who died yes- terday at his home near
Buena Vista, will be held at 2 o’clock tomorrow after- noon at New Salem Baptist church, Skyland. The service will be conducted by Rev. W.H. Fitzgerald and Rev. Mark B. Clegg, both of Biltmore.
Pallbearers will be Burt Greene, C.C. Pettit, B.J. Murray, F.M. Patton, W.B. Starnes and R.M. Gibson. Honorary pall bearers will be P.P. Spain, H.L. Nettles, J.B. Frady, J.B. Stevens, J.R. Miller, William Smith, J.M. Greene, J.F. Godfrey and Will Frady.
The deceased had been ill for some time of high blood pressure. He is survived by his widow, who was Miss Julia Britt before her mar- riage; two sons, J.E. and G.B. Brown; and one daughter, Mrs. R.E. Frady, all of Buena Vista. Mr. Brown is also survived by two brothers, A. Brown, of Buena Vista, and B.C. Brown of Oteen; and four sisters, Mrs. Lou Cantrell, of Brevard, Mrs. J.D. Henderson and Mrs. Dora Rhodes, of Asheville, and Mrs. Rose Smith, of Swannanoa.”

“Rites Slated Tomorrow
for Aris Brown, 84
Funeral services will be held tomorrow at 2:30 p.m. in Buena Vista Baptist Church for Aris Brown, 84, of Buena Vista, a retired farmer, who died last night in a hospital after a long illness.
The Rev. Glenn Callahan and the Rev. Walter Zvoda will officiate and burial will be in New Salem Cemetery, Skyland.
The body will lie in state at the church for an hour preceeding the service.
Pallbearers will be Robert Brown, Claude Cantrell, Leonard Hare, Ed Brown, Lloyd Rhodes and Charlie Brown.
Honorary pallbearers will be Burgin Lance, Ernest Justice, Moody Hunsinger, Will Lyda, Harry Nettles, Dr. Eugene Clay- ton, L.E. Mundy, Owen Lance, Charles Car- land, Zeb V. Nettles, David Walker, Leslie Wolfe, Milton McNeill, Ben Lanning, Henry Rogers, James Burns, John Green, C.C. Pettit and Steve Cogdill.
Surviving are the widow, Mrs. Rena Brown; three sons, Floyd B. of Biltmore, Frank W. of Orlando, Fla., and Fletcher M. Brown of 598 Hendersonville Road; two daughters, Mrs. Clarence E. Cauble and Mrs. Frank C. Bailey of Biltmore; nine grandchildren; four Greatgrand- children and a number of nieces and nephews.
Brown, a lifelong resident of Buncombe County was the oldest member of Buena Vista Church.
He had been residing with Mrs. Bailey.
Morris-Gearing-Black Funeral Home is in charge.”
Mrs. Dora B. Rhodes, 74, widow of L.L. Rhodes of Asheville, died about 7
o’clock last night in a local nursing home following a long illness.
Mrs. Rhodes was a life- long resident of Buncombe county.
Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. L.M. Dryman of Candler, Mrs. C.P.
Murray of Skyland, with whom Mrs. Rhodes resided before she became ill, and Mrs. W.C. Wallace of Greensboro; two sons, L.B. Rhodes of Jacksonville, Fla, and L.A. Rhodes of Ashe- ville; five grandchildren, and a brother, Arce[sic] Brown of Una- vista[sic].
Funeral arrangements, under the direction of Morris-Gearing and Black
funeral home, were incomplete last night.”

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