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John W. Brown,
Retired N&W
Employee Dies
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      John William Brown, 70, retired employee of the Norfolk and Western Railroad in Berryville died at his home in that place Sunday evening at 7 o'clock.
      He was a native of Shenandoah county having been born there January 22, 1876 and was a son of the late John William Brown and Elizabeth Muma Brown, of that county.
      The deceased was employed by the Norfolk and Western for a number of years as watchman at the Berryville railroad crossing. He was retired from active duty about a year ago. He was a member of Modern Woodmen, Camp No. 11469, Berryville.
      He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Rosa Bishop Brown, of Berryville, and a number of children.
      Funeral services will be conducted from the John H. Enders Funeral Home in Berryville tomorrow afternoon at 2 o'clock by the Rev. R. Carrington Paulette, pastor of the Berryville Baptist Church. Interment will be in Green Hill Cemetery there.
      
Mrs. Rosie Brown
Dies In Berryville
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      Mrs. Rosie Myrtle Bishop Brown, 64, widow of John W. Brown, Sr. died Saturday morning at 9:15 o'clock at her home in Berryville following a heart attack. She had been an invalid for many years.
      Born March 1, 1883 in Front Royal she was a daughter of the late William Bishop and Frances McHayley Bishop, both natives of Warren County.
      Seven children survive: John W. Brown, Jr., Joseph Lee Brown, Mrs. Nellie Locke, Mrs. Viola Miller, and Mrs. Dorothy Heflin, all of Berryville; Mrs. Nettie Howell, of Hagerstown, and Mrs. Myrtle Ellis, of Luray, and 15 grandchildren.
      Funeral services will be held this afternoon at 3 o'clock at the John H. Enders Funeral Home with the Rev. R. Carrington Paulette, pastor of the Berryville Baptist Church officiating.
      Interment will be in Green Hill Cemetery.

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