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Merle C. Brown

Merle C. Brown, 99, Salem, died Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013.
Born in 1914, in Pekin, he was the son of the late Peter and Lula Lochenour Brown.
He was an employee for 21 years at Vulcan Hart and was a member of Big Spring Church of Christ.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, the former Ruth Crim, and David Brown.
Survivors include two sons, Lawrence and John Phillip Brown; two brothers, Elmo and Jesse Brown; a daughter, Susan Wetzel; a sister, Ruth McKinney; 10 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild.
Visitation: Thursday, Dec. 12, from 4 to 8 p.m. and Friday, Dec. 13, after 9 a.m. at Love Funeral Home in Palmyra.
Funeral: Friday, Dec. 13, at 1 p.m. at the funeral home with burial in Martinsburg Cemetery.