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Margaret M. (Smyth) Brown, 92, Morgantown

Margaret M. (Smyth) Brown, 92, passed away Tuesday morning, Aug. 21, 2012 at Morgantown Health Care-Inn. She was a life-long resident of Morgantown.

Margaret was born Oct. 7, 1919 in Morgantown to the late Frank H. & Christina (Loutt) Smyth. She married Ralph L. Brown Nov. 6, 1937 in Morgan County.  He preceded her in death on Sept. 23, 1958. Margaret was a 1937 graduate of Morgantown High School.

She was a loving mother & homemaker and worked as a cook at many local restaurants in Morgantown, including Green Hill Drive Inn and the Silver Stallion. Margaret also worked as a cook for Indiana University men’s fraternity Delta Tau Delta in Bloomington during the 1970s.

She was a member of Morgantown United Methodist Church and enjoyed working crossword puzzles, playing bingo and watching soap operas. Margaret loved cooking for and spending time with her family.   

Margaret is survived by her daughter. Janet K. (husband, Gary) Wilkerson of Brown County; five grandchildren, Stephanie Warthan of Bloomington, Mike Brown of Edinburgh, Scott (wife, Michelle) Brown of Columbus, Debbie (husband, Mark) Sipes of Elizabethtown and Faith Brown of Georgia. She will be remembered by her seven great-grandchildren, Casey and Hunter Warthan, David and Jeff Sipes, Brandon, McKenzie and Samantha Brown; two great-great-grandchildren, Emily Sipes and Devin Brown.

Margaret was preceded in death by a son, Stephen Brown; a sister, Catherine Brown; and an infant brother, Robert Smyth.

Family friend, Delbert Dunning will conduct a graveside service 11 am Thursday, Aug. 23 at East Hill Cemetery in Morgantown. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Meredith - Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center in Morgantown.

Expressions of caring and kindness can be made to the family at www.meredith-clark.com.


  • December 20
    Live band at dance barn
    6 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West
  • December 20
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • December 20
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County State Park
  • December 20
    'Gone Girl' at the Playhouse
    1 p.m., 4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 20
    Railroad museum features model Christmas trains
    1 to 7 p.m. BC RR Museum, 18 W. Three Story Hill Road, Fruitdale
  • December 21
    'Gone Girl' at the Playhouse
    1 p.m., 4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 21
    Railroad museum features model Christmas trains´╗┐
    1 to 7 p.m. BC RR Museum, 18 W. Three Story Hill Road, Fruitdale
  • December 23
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • December 23
    Open 12-step meetings in New Bellsville area
    6 to 7 p.m. Harmony Baptist Church, 3999 Mt. Liberty Road, New Bellesville
  • December 24
    Nashville government offices CLOSED
  • December 24
    Christmas Eve Communion service at Becks Grove church
    7 p.m. Becks Grove Christian Church, 8009 Becks Grove Road
  • December 24
    Candlelight service at Helmsburg church Christmas Eve
    7 p.m. Brown County Community Church, 2370 Main St., Helmsburg
  • December 24
    Candlelight service set for Christmas Eve
    6:30 p.m. Country Gospel Music Church, 5181 State Road 46 East
  • December 24
    Cordry church hosts candlelight service Christmas Eve
    7 p.m. Church of the Lakes, 8844 Nineveh Road
  • December 25
    Government Offices CLOSED
  • December 26
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • December 26
    Brown County Government Offices CLOSED
  • December 26
    'Interstellar' at the Playhouse
    4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 27
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • December 27
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County State Park
  • December 27
    'Interstellar' at the Playhouse
    4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 27
    Live band at dance barn
    7:30 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West
  • December 28
    'Interstellar' at the Playhouse
    4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 29
    Jackson Township Board
    7 p.m. Jackson Township Board, Trustee's Office, 5765 Carmel Ridge Road
  • December 30
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • December 31
    Live band at the Playhouse
    8 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • January 2
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • January 8
    Go Club meeting Thursdays
    3:30 to 5 p.m. Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • January 10
    Free community breakfast at Sprunica church
    8 to 10 a.m. Sprunica Baptist Church, 3902 Sprunica Road
  • January 14
    Jeff Foster at Hobnob restaurant
    6 to 8 p.m. Hobnob, 17 W. Main St.
  • December 7
    Jeff Foster at Hobnob restaurant
    6 to 8 p.m. Hobnob, 17 W. Main St.