The Providence Journal-Enterprise 1948 - 1961
Headley BROWNING, Sr., 80, farmer whose home was near
Providence, died Monday morning in an Evansville hospital. Mr. Browning was born
and reared in this section. He was a son of the late Rice and Susan PALMER
Browning. At one time he served as county judge of Webster county. He was a
member of the Primitive Baptist church. Survivors are the wife, Orbie SIGLER
Browning, to whom he was married in 1900; three sons, Kenneth, of Lisman,
Prentice, of Providence, and Headley Browning, jr., Detroit Mich.; twelve
grandchildren; and a sister, Mrs. Rose BARNHART, Providence. A daughter, Levi
Sue, died several years ago. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday in
the Providence Primitive Baptist church, with Elder J.D. SHAIN, of Madisonville,
and Elder Gordon HEARON, of Clay, officiating. Burial was in Big Hill cemetery.
Providence Journal-Enterprise, Thursday, September 8, 1949.