Tuesday, November 3, 2009

Brothers, Stephen Wesley

Stephen Wesley Brothers

Birth Date: 24 Oct 1876, Cameron,Monroe,Ohio
Death Date: 9 Aug 1967, Warren,Trumbull,Ohio
Burial Date: 12 Aug 1967, Warren,Trumbull,Ohio,Crown Hill Cemetery

Mineral Ridge, [OH] - Stephen W. Brothers. 90 of 363 N. Main St., died of uremic poisoning at 4:10 p.m. Wednesday at the Glenn View Manor Nursing Home after 10 month illness.

Born Oct. 24, 1876, in Monroe County OH, a son of James and Caroline Boughner Brothers, he retired in 1954 from Youngstown Steel Car, where he had been a storeroom keeper.

He was the oldest member of the Mineral Ridge Church of Christ and had served 33 years as Sunday School superintendent, Mr. Brothers was the first master and the last of the three founders of Meander Grange, He held all seven degrees and had served four times as master of the Grange.

Mr. Brothers was a member of Mineral Ridge Lodge 497, IOOF, Golden Age Club of Niles, and served on the Weatherfield Twp. board of education from 1934 - 38.

His wife Hattie Hinton Brothers, died in 1935. He leaves one son, Gerald E., of Warren; a daughter, Mrs Thelma Stillwell, of Columbiana; 19 grandchildren; 49 great grandchildren; six great great grandchildren. A son, Paul was killed in Africa in World War II.

Funeral services will be held Saturday at 1:30 p.m. at the Church of Christ. The body will lie in state one hour before the service. Friends may call tonight and Friday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Lane Funeral Home, Mineral Ridge Chapel.

Interment will be in Crownhill Cemetery. The Rev. Joseph Fleshman will officiate.

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