Brown, Anne Griffiths

BROWN –  Mrs. Fenwick D. Brown, fifty-four years of age, passed away at the Bassano Hospital on Saturday, September 19, after a lengthy illness. She had lived in Brooks for nineteen years and her cheery nature had won her many friends in the community.

Anne Griffths White was born December 3, 1887 in Stanley, New Brunswick. She came west go Maple Creek, Sask. on December 15, 1914 to marry F.D. Brown of Saint John, N.B. who was then Supervisor of Forestry for Saskatchewan, with headquarters at Coulee, Sask. The family came to Brooks in July 1923 and have lived here since then.

The late Mrs. Brown was an active member of the Brooks Ladies Golf Club until two years ago. She also took a prominent part in the activities of the Women’s Institute when if functioned here.

Left to mourn her loss are her husband F.D. Brown of Brooks; one daughter, Mrs. Ronnie Wilkie and a granddaughter, Donna Jean Wilkie, of Brooks; a brother John R. White, of Fredericton, N.B.; a sister, Mrs., James Fowler, also of Fredericton.

Private funeral service was held from the family residence in Brooks on Monday, September 21, at two o’clock with Rev. W H. McDonald officiating. Pallbearers were J. McLaren, J. Hall, and Ed Purcell, all of Maple Creek, C.S. Galbraith, C.C. Stephens and J.W. Sleight, of Brooks. Burial was made in the Brooks Cemetery.