from Grandma Grace's book
unknown undated newspaper clippings
In Memory Of:
June 19 1952-October 26 1994
1:30p.m. Saturday October 29 1994
Mt. Pleasant #1 Baptist Church
Officiating Rev. Ron Ratliff
Organist Betty Frances Hall
Soloist Bill Ornrff
Songs "Whispering Hope", "It Is Well With My Soul"
Pallbearers: Jasper Maxwell, Clyde Maxwell, James Maxwell, Ronnie Utt, Noel Murphy, Vernon Winsett
Interment Cat Creek Cemetery Harrison County MO
Services Conducted By Whitaker-Eads Funeral Home
Air conditioner falls, kills workman
A large air conditioner fell from a forklift on Wednesday, killing an employee of Olinger Heavy Hauling in Kansas City.
Lawrence Gale Brown, 42, was working near the forklift when the air conditioner fell on him shortly before 9:30a.m. He
was taken to the Independence Regional Hospital where he was pronounced dead, according to ambulance reports.
Brown lived in Kansas City and Brimson, MO.
LAWRENCE GALE BROWN
What could you say but, "I'm so sorry-What can I do to help?" What can we say but "Thank You" for your kindness and thoughtfulness during our shock and sorrow.
A special thanks to the pallbearers, Rev. Ronnie Ratliff, Bill Orndorff and Betty Hall for the music, the Mt. Pleasant Church for serving lunch; to those who traveled a distance to attend the service for Gale, and those who contributed to the cemetery in memory of him. Each of you were special to us, and we will be forever grateful.
THE FAMILY OF GALE BROWN
Minerva Brown, Lynn Armstrong, Fern Brown, Mable Clark, Eva Maxwell, Grace and Vermal Brown, John and Oletta Maxwell, his cousins and close friends.
L. GALE BROWN
Lawrence Gale Brown, 42, rural Brimson, Mo., died Oct. 29 1994, at the Independence Regional Health Center. Services will be at 1:30p.m. Saturday at Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church, north of Brimson; burial in Cat Creek Cemetery, north of Brimson. The family suggests memorial contributions to the cemetery association. Mr. Brown was born in Trenton, Mo., and lived in Brimson most of his life. He was a mechanic for the Olinger Heavy Hauling Co., in Kansas City. Survivors include his mother, Minerva Brown of the home. (Arrangements: Whitaker-Eads, Trenton.)
Lawrence Gale Brown, 42, a resident of Route 2, Brimson, died Wednesday morning, Oct. 26 1994 at the Independence Regional Health Care Center from injuries he suffered at work earlier that morning.
Funeral services will be held at 1:30p.m. Saturday at the Mt. Pleasant Number One (Cat Creek) Baptist Church, north of Brimson. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
There is no family visitation scheduled at the Whitaker-Eads Funeral Home at Trenton.
Mr. Brown was born June 19 1952 in Trenton, Mo., the son of Lawrence Dale and Minerva Maxwell Brown. He graduated from Ruskin High School at Hickman MIlls, Mo. Mr. Brown was employed as a mechanic for Olinger Heavy Hauling. He had lived in the Kansas City are most of his life while also maintaining a residence at Route 2, Brimson.
Mr. Brown is survived by his mother, Minerva Brown of Route 2, Brimson.
Mr. Brown was preceded in death by his father, and one brother.
Contributions have been suggested to the Cat Creek Cemetery in the memory of Mr. Brown. These may be left at the funeral home.
Funeral services for Lawrence Gale Brown were held at 1:30p.m. Saturday at the Mt. Pleasant Number One (Cat Creek) Baptist Church. The Rev. Ron Ratliff officiated.
Mr. Brown, 42, of Route 2, Brimson, died Wednesday morning, Oct. 26 1994, at the Independence Regional Health Care Center from injuries he suffered at work earlier that morning.
Special music was provided by Bill Orndorff, who sang, "Whispering Hope", and "It Is Well With My Soul". Betty Frances Hall played the piano accompaniment.
Pallbearers were Jasper Maxwell, Clyde Maxwell, James Maxwell, Ronnie Utt, Noel Murphy, and Vernon Winsett.
Burial was in the church cemetery, under the direction of Whitaker-Eads Funeral Home of Trenton.