TRIBUTE OF RESPECT--TO THE OFFICERS & MEMBERS of BROWNSVILLE LODGE NO.162,I.O.O.F.--Whereas,it has pleased the Supreme Ruler of the Universe,to call from our Lodge below,to the Grand Lodge above,our beloved Brother,J.F.DEDLIFFS,and whereas,we bow in humble submission to His will,knowing that He "doeth all things well," and feeling that in the loss of Brother DEDLIFFS,we have lost a faithful friend and Brother,we adopt the following resolutions: RESOLVED:That in the death of Brother J.F.DEDLIFFS,the I.O.O.F.has lost a faithful and efficient member,one who was always at his post of duty,until stricken down by sickness,which resulted in his death. RESOLVED:That while we deeply deplore the loss of Brother DEDLIFFS,we bow in humble submission to the will of Him,who ruleth above. RESOLVED: That we tender our heartfelt sympathy to the bereaved family of our deceased Brother,and trust that they may find consolation in the belief that he has gone to that high and better world and that they will meet again to part no more forever. RESOLVED: That the Brownsville Democrat be requested to publish these resolutions,and that a copy of same be sent to the family of our deceased Brother,and these resolutions be spread upon the minutes of the Lodge,and the Brothers wear the usual badge of mourning for thirty days. COMMITTEE: B.W.WARE; J.P.BUTTERLY; J.N.ODELL.
THE BROWNSVILLE DEMOCRAT BROWNSVILLE,TENNESSEE VOLUME 1 NO.8 WEDNESDAY MARCH 31,1875