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Funeral services will be held tomorrow at 10 a.m. in the Erickson and Brown Chapel for Fred E. Brown who died in the local hospital Friday. Brown, born in Direct, Texas on February 6, 1913, was a former employee of the Tidewater Oil Company and a veteran of World War II. He leaves his widow, Olga L., of their 409 E Street address, one son, Fred Jr. of Taft, two daughters, Mrs. Joyce Boulio of Oakland, and Mrs. Patricia Shane of Taft, and nine grandhcildren. Also included on the list of survivors are three brothers, R. B. Brown of Santa Barbara, Homer of Lawton, Oklahoma, Alvin of Clinton, Oklahoma and other relatives. Rev. A. E. Schmitt of the Peace Lutheran Church will preside at the rites and burial will follow tin the West Side Cemetery.