Harrison County Missouri newspaper
Thursday March 20 1941
from grandma grace's scrapbook
Blue Ridge Bachelor, 75, Suffered Apoplectic Stroke in Service Station Cafe Friday
Funeral rites for George Brown, 75-year-old laborer, who died in a Blue Ridge cafe Thursday afternoon of an attack of apoplexy, were held Saturday morning at 11:00 o'clock from the Christian Union chapel, near Gilman City. Rev. A.H. Smith, Baptist minister, officiated. The body was at the Hanes funeral home in Gilman City.
Brown was alone in the service station cafe when he suffered a stroke. Just a short while before he ate a hearty meal there and was waiting for the return of the proprietor. He fell to the floor and in doing so struck his head on the edge of a stove. Coroner R.H. Beets accredited death to an apolectic stroke indicated by hemplectic stroke indicated by hemmorrhagic bleeding from the nose.
Brown was a bachelor and lived with Mrms. A.M. Morris in Blue Ridge. He is survived by two brothers, Frank of near Blue Ridge, and Lewis of Jamesport. He was born in Grundy County, but lived in Harrison County most of his life.