Thomas Brown Obituary

Dodge City Daily Globe  December, 4, 1959

Long-Time Resident of Wright Community, Thomas Brown, Dies

Thomas Brown, 78, a long-time resident of the Wright community died yesterday in Trinity Hospital, where he had been a patient for more than eight months.

He was born November 27, 1881, four miles south of Mulberry in Crawford County.  He was a son of Mr. and Mrs. Flint Brown.  He grew up in Crawford County and moved to a farm near Hepler at the age of 17, where he and his brother Ed Brown farmed in partnership.
Mr. Brown came to Ford county in 1905 and settled on a farm three miles east of Wright,  He was married in Dodge City March 26, 1914, to the former Miss Gertrude Fleming.  The couple had lived on the farm near Wright since their marriage.  Thomas and Ed Brown have farmed extensively in the area.

Mr. Brown was a former member of the District 7 school board which he served as treasurer.

Survivors include the widow; a sister, Mrs. Alfred Horton of Elkhart, and three brothers, Ed Brown of Dodge City, Herman Brown of Chandler of Ariz., and Fred Brown of Page, Ariz.

Funeral services will be at 2 PM Saturday in the Hulpiu-Swaim Funeral Home, with Dr. Alvin W. Murray, paster of First Methodist Church, officiating.  Burial will be in Maple Garden Cemetery.

 

Submitted by Donna Clark on October 3, 2003.

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