Published in the Montesano Vidette, Thursday, March 26, 1931:
Funeral services were held Sunday from the Church of God for George Brown, 82, Rev. A. P. Gregory officiating and burial followed in Wynoochee cemetery.
Mr. Brown was born in North Carolina March 14, 1849, and had passed his 82nd birthday a week prior to his death. He was married to Miss Anna Osborne, who survives him, December 24, 1868. They lived together 62 years and were the parents of seven sons and one daughter all of whom are still living, Mr Brown's death having been the first to occur in the immediate family. There are also a number of grandchildren and great grandchildren, Mr. and Mrs. Brown came west in 1919 and have since lived in Montesano.
Mr. Brown is survived by wife, Mrs. Anna Brown and eight children; Jonathon, Lillard Wilson Brown and Joseph of Montesano. Thomas of Elma, Martin Green Brown of Virginia, Mrs. Malisa Caudill of Tennessee, James Wilda Brown of Pennsylvania, and William Roby Brown of Napavine.