Mrs. Ada Elnora Brown, aged 83 years, passed away at the home of her daughter in St. Louis, Mo., last Monday.
Mrs. Brown was born at Sashabaw Plains in Oakland County September 20, 1857, the daughter of Charles and Susan Beardslee. She had lived in St. Louis, Mo,, for the past six years.
She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Carl Brown of St. Louis and Mrs. G.N. Oille of Detroit; one son, Fred Brown of Beaver Dam, Wis.; two brothers, Charles F. Beardslee of Highland Park and Frederick E. Beardslee of Grand Rapids, and four sisters, Mrs. Anna E. Hart of Oxford, Katherine A. Beardslee and Grace L. Beardslee of Highland Park and Minnie I. Keys of Rutherford, N.J.
The funeral service was held at the Sashabaw church on Thursday afternoon at 2 o’clock with Rev. C.J. Sutton, pastor of the Drayton Plains Presbyterian church, officiating. Interment was in Sashabaw cemetery.
Source: The Clarkston News, April 25, 1941.