Obit - Mrs. Lowell Brown, nee Smith, February 1950


SPRINGHILL, Feb. 16 - After an illness of some five years Mrs. Lowell Brown, 63, passed away at
her home, Gray's Lane, on Friday, February 10th. She was born at Diligent River on January 4th,
1887, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles A. Smith, and was married in Parrsboro, January 1st,
1903. For some years Mr. and Mrs. Brown made their home in Parrsboro, but some 27 years ago
they moved to Springhill where Mr. Brown has been a carpenter and contractor. Besides her
husband three children survive, Mary (Mrs. Frank Smythe), Everett and Percy, all of Springhill.
Three sisters and two brothers also survive: Mrs. William Dewar, Springhill; Mrs. Gervin
Skidmore, Parrsboro; Mrs. Rayburn Rector, Parrsboro; Burton Smith of Parrsboro and Harvey of
Bear River, also eight grandchildren, Helena, Willa and Harry, Allan, Marguerite and Lois,
Dorothy and Larry, and five great grandchildren, Sandra Best, Douglas Lockhart, Allan Brown,
Rickey Scott and Jerry Brown. Mrs. Brown was an adherent of the United Baptist Church and a
member of the Rebekah Order which she attended faithfully when in good health. Funeral services
were held from the home on Monday, February 13th, when Rev. F. H. Sinnott, of the United Baptist
Church, was assisted by Rev. W.M. Knickle of All Saints'. The Baptist Choir sang the hymns:
"Rock of Ages", and "There's a Green Hill Far Away." Prior to this service the Rebekah Order
held a brief service at the home. Interment was made in Hillside Cemetery. Pallbearers were:
Messrs. William Matheson, Jas. Demetri, Carmen Fraser, Edward Adams.

(From the Parrsboro Record Newspaper, published Tuesday, 21 February 1950, page 1.) (JPEG image

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