Cynthia Ann Brown, widow of Russell M. Brown, died at her home in the Red
Bank section yesterday afternoon at 1:30. She
was 82 years of age and had spent her entire life in this county.
She died in the house into which she moved just after the Civil war.
She was recognized as probably the oldest native citizen of the county.
One daughter, Mrs. Samuel Hixson, survives, and two grandchildren, Ray H. and
Percy Hixson. The funeral will be held from the residence at 10:30 tomorrow
morning interment will be at Brown's chapel family burying ground.
Chattanooga Times, April 14, 1921
by Jean Kinzalow