Obituary Susan Alberta (Bishop) Brown,
Montgomery County, Missouri, 1 Sep 1949
Montgomery Standard, Montgomery County, Missouri, 15 September 1949 Susan Alberta Bishop Brown was born July 7, 1874, in Lincoln county, near Hawk Point, Missouri, and departed this life on September 1, 1949 at the age of 75 years, one month and 24 days. She was the third child of Thaddeus K and Nancy Carico Bishop. She was married to Thomas J Brown on September 3, 1900, and to this union five children were born. They are Rosa (now Mrs Henry Schamma), of Vandalia, Missouri; Thaddeus J Brown of Carvallis, Oregon; Annabelle (now Mrs Theodore Gorden) of Jonesburg, Missouri; Nancy, who died in infancy, and Lydia (now Mrs Void Pettig), of Warrenton, Missouri. She became a member of Central Grove Methodist church on July 11, 1897, under the ministry of Rev. W.O. Medley. She attended church regularly until her health did not permit her to do so. She leaves to mourn her departure her husband, one son and three daughters, also nine grandchildren and one great grandson; Two brothers - Walter F Bishop and Thaddeus Bishop, of near New Truxton, Missouri; and two sisters, Mrs Nancy Z. McSherry, and Mrs Lydia V. Gibson of Mexico, Missouri; also a host of friends and relatives. ... Interment was made in the Central Grove Cemetery.