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John W. Brown,
Retired N&W
Employee Dies
      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
      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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