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Obituary of Lou Ella (Smith) Bolden – 1959

[1959 newspaper clipping – see transcriber notes below]

Mrs. Bolden Dies at Age of 76 Years

Mrs. Lou Ella Bolden, of 204 _est Weaver Street, widow of Thomas H. Bolden, died Friday morning at Queen City Infirmary after a long illness. She was 76 years old.

Mrs. Bolden was a native of Grundy County and had made her home here many years. She was a member of the Methodist Church.

She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Marie Cobb, of Tullahoma, and Mrs. Louise Cobb, of Detroit, a son, Tilman Bolden, of Tullahoma; a sister, Mrs. Mary Yarworth, of Warrior, Ala.; eight grandchildren, and 20 great grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon at Daves-Culbertson Funeral Home. Emmett J. Allen officiated. Burial was in Mount Garner Cemetery, Decherd.

[Transcriber notes: This is a transcription of a photograph of Lou Ella’s obituary. Photograph of obituary was taken by Lou Ella’s grandson, Thomas Edward Bolden Sr. (my father).

It is unknown which Tennessee newspaper the obituary appeared in.

Transcriber’s E-mail: SOAREAGL@INREACH.COM

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