William F. Brown, 70, a World War I Veteran, who resided with his son-in-law and daughter, Samuel and Betty Maylone of 18th Street Wellsville, died Wednesday at 11 p.m. at the Oakland Vetrans Hospital in Pittsburgh, where he had been a patient since January 4, 1966.
He had been in the painting trade for many years, retiring in 1961.
He was born in Parkersburg, West Virginia, March 13, 1895, to the late John C. Brown and Ella Frontz Brown.
He resided in Wellsville for about 45 years. He served with the Division Company C of the 18th Infantry, in France and Germany. He belonged to the Wellsvile American Legion Post 70.
In addition to Mrs. Maylone, he leaves two other daughters, Mrs. Donald (Ella) Snyder of Oxon Hill, MD., and Mrs. Doris Burns of Wellsville; three sons George M. Brown of Vandalta, Ralph E. Brown and Robert G. Brown, both of Wellsville, three sisters, Mrs. Clara Parker of Akron, Mrs. Mary Pennybaker of Parkersburg and Mrs. Ethel Strictland of Alexanderia, Virginia; four brothers, Henry Brown of Vienna, West Virginia, Edward Brown of Akron, Ohio, Lawrence Brown of Wellsville and Jack Brown of Cleveland, Ohio and 16 grandchildren.
Services will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Maclean Funeral Home in Wellsville by the Rev. Robert E. Andrews of the Wellsville First Christian Church. Burial will be in Yellow Creek Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home Friday night, Saturday afternoon and night.
"East Liverpool Review"
Thursday - February 3, 1966
(Contributed by Deborah Wall)