Bessie Brown Hepler Shreffler
Bessie Brown Hepler Shreffler, born in 1899 in southern Clarion Co., died 1986 in Brookville Hospital, Jefferson Co. She was one of eleven children born to William Scott Brown and Adaline Hillard Brown. Both of her parents died before she was ten years old. She was adopted by William and Louisa Hepler of South Bethlehem, PA, when she was ten years old.
She married Grant Shreffler and moved to Akron, Ohio until her husband's death. She then spent her remaining years with her only child, her daughter Rhea and her husband David Huffman, in Fairmount City, PA.