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Transcribed and submitted by: E. J. & C. L. Keen

Source: Original Records

 5th January 1978 - 28th December 1978

Deceased: Lillie Mae Tuttle
Date of Death: Jan 5, 1978
Place of Death: Sumner County Memorial Hospital
Last Residence: Rt 3, Westmoreland, TN
Birthplace: Trousdale Co., TN
Date of Birth:  May 9, 1924
Age: 53 yrs.
Color, Sex: White, Female
Marital Status: Married
Usual Occupation: Machine Operator - Genesco
Name of Spouse: Arcie R. Tuttle
Name of Father: Richard Allen Coker
Maiden Name of Mother: Ruby McClard
If Veteran, what war: 
Physician: Dr. Joe David Cox, Gallatin
Informant: Arcie Tuttle  Address: Rt 3, Westmoreland, TN  37186
Service Date: Jan 6, 1978  Time: 2pm  Place:  Chapel
Name of Cemetery: Caldwell   Location: Westmoreland, TN
Additional Information:  (Obit) Mrs. Lillie Mae Tuttle, 53, died Thursday Jan 5, at the Sumner County Memorial Hospital in Gallatin.  Her survivors include her widower, Arcie Tuttle; her mother, Mrs. Ruby Coker, Hartsville; a son, John Tuttle, Westmoreland and two brothers, Homer Coker and F. B. Coker, both of Hartsville.

Deceased: Eugene Hyde
Date of Death: Jan 11, 1978
Place of Death: Residence
Last Residence: Rt 3, Box 60, Bethpage, TN  37022
Birthplace: Sumner Co., TN
Date of Birth:  May 30, 1899
Age: 78 yrs.
Color, Sex: White, Male
Marital Status: Single
Usual Occupation: Retired Farmer
Name of Spouse: 
Name of Father: William Hyde
Maiden Name of Mother: Betty Adcock
If Veteran, what war: 
Physician: Dr. Carter
Informant: Eva Hunter  Address: Rt 3, Bethpage
Service Date: Jan 13, 1978  Time: 11am  Place:  Residence
Name of Cemetery: Bethpage   Location: 
Additional Information:  (Obit)  Eugene Hyde, 78, a resident of Rt 3, Bethpage died suddenly Wednesday Jan 11, at his home.  He was a retired farmer.  Survivors include two brothers, Virgil Hyde, Indianapolis and Hermen Hyde, Rushville, IN; five sisters, Mrs. Minnie Anderson, Mrs. Eva Hunter and Mrs. Ira Tuttle, all of Bethpage, Mrs. Myrtle Andrews, Westmoreland and Miss Della Hyde, Gallatin.  The funeral was at 11am Friday Jan 13, at the residence with burial in Bethpage Cemetery.  The Alexander Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Deceased: Vernon Wilson Graves
Date of Death: Jan 15, 1978
Place of Death: Sumner County Memorial Hospital
Last Residence: Rt 4, Box 160, Westmoreland, TN  37186
Birthplace: Macon Co., TN
Date of Birth:  Sep 6, 1906
Age: 71 yrs.
Color, Sex: White, Male
Marital Status: Married
Usual Occupation: Farmer
Name of Spouse: Martha Loma Young
Name of Father: Dock Graves
Maiden Name of Mother: Julia Ballenger
If Veteran, what war: 
Physician: Dr. Clarence Sanders, Gallatin
Informant: Loma Graves  Address: Rt 4, Box 160, Westmoreland, TN  37186
Service Date: Jan 17, 1978  Time: 2pm  Place:  New Hope
Name of Cemetery: New Hope   Location: 
Additional Information:  (Obit)  Vernon Graves, 71, Rt 4, died Sunday, Jan 15, at the Sumner County Memorial Hospital, following a long illness.  He was a retired farmer.  Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Loma Graves; two sons, Randall Perry Graves, Gallatin and Clyde Graves, Evansville, IN; six daughters, Mrs. Betty Heath, Mrs. Carol Bentle, Mrs. Jo Ann Durham, all of Westmoreland, Mrs. Shirley Clark and Mrs. Shelby Hall, both of Gallatin and Mrs. Bonnie Henderson, Hendersonville; one brother, Clarence Graves, Scottsville, KY; three sisters, Mrs. Maudie Hanes, Mrs. Carrie Merryman and Mrs. Dovie Calvert, all of Westmoreland; six step-children, 20 grandchildren and five great grandchildren.  The funeral was at 2pm Tuesday Jan 17, at New Hope General Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery.  Alexander Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Deceased: Ora Creasy Morris
Date of Death: Jan 20, 1978
Place of Death: Allen County Memorial Hospital
Last Residence: Rt 1, Box 316-B, Adolphus, KY
Birthplace: Tompkinsville, KY
Date of Birth:  Apr 1, 1899
Age: 78 yrs.
Color, Sex: White, Female
Marital Status: Widow
Usual Occupation: Housewife
Name of Spouse: Charlie E. Morris
Name of Father: John W. Creasy
Maiden Name of Mother: Martha Crow
If Veteran, what war: 
Physician: Dr. Jon Hall, Scottsville, KY
Informant: Aleen Blankenship  Address: Rt 1, Adolphus, KY
Service Date: Jan 22, 1978  Time: 2pm  Place:  Chapel
Name of Cemetery: Pleasant Grove   Location: Westmoreland
Additional Information:  (Obit) Mrs. Ora Morris, 78, a resident of Adolphus, KY, died Fri Jan 20, at Allen County Memorial Hospital following an extended illness.  Survivors include two sons, Hubert Morris, Gallatin and James Morris, Adolphus; two daughters, Mrs. Aileen Blankenship and Mrs. Marie Brown, both of Adolphus; two sisters, Mrs. Ona Carter, Westmoreland, and Mrs. Ola Mai Meador, Adolphus; six grandchildren and four great grandchildren.  The funeral was at 2pm Sunday Jan 22, at the Alexander Funeral Home Chapel in Westmoreland, with burial in Pleasant Grove Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery.

Deceased: Donnie Joshua Johns
Date of Death: Jan 27, 1978
Place of Death: Good Shepard N.H. #2
Last Residence: Rt 2, Westmoreland, TN
Birthplace: Trousdale Co., TN
Date of Birth:  Jun 18, 1901
Age: 76 yrs.
Color, Sex: White, Male
Marital Status: Widowed
Usual Occupation: Laborer Concrete Mixer
Name of Spouse: Bertha Lund
Name of Father: James Thomas Johns
Maiden Name of Mother: Clara Ada Owens
If Veteran, what war: 
Physician: 
Informant: Elzie Johns  Address: Rt 2, Westmoreland
Service Date: Jan 29, 1978  Time: 2pm  Place:  Chapel
Name of Cemetery: Rocky Mound   Location: Westmoreland
Additional Information:  (Obit)  Donnie Johns, 76, Rt 2, Westmoreland, died Friday Jan 27, in a rest home in Scottsville, KY following a lengthy illness.  He was a native of Trousdale County and has worked for a concrete mix company.  Mr. Johns is survived by four brothers, Floyd Johns, Gallatin, Elzie Johns, Westmoreland, Hoye Johns, Lafayette and Garland Johns of Arlington, IN and two sisters, Mrs. Lamon Robinson, Gallatin and Mrs. Jewell Smith, Anderson, IN.  The funeral for Mr. Johns was held at 2pm Sunday Jan 29, at the Alexander Funeral Home Chapel in Westmoreland.  Burial was in the Rocky Mound Cemetery.

Deceased: Garland Henry Helson
Date of Death: Jan 29, 1978
Place of Death: Sumner County Memorial Hospital
Last Residence: Rt 2, Box 85, Hartsville, TN  37074
Birthplace: Sumner Co., TN
Date of Birth:  Mar 27, 1910
Age: 67 yrs.
Color, Sex: White, Male
Marital Status: Married
Usual Occupation: Farmer
Name of Spouse: Margaret Wiseman
Name of Father: James W. Helson
Maiden Name of Mother: Margaret Carter
If Veteran, what war: WW II 
Physician: Dr. Carter
Informant: Wife  Address: 
Service Date: Jan 31, 1978  Time: 11am  Place:  Chapel
Name of Cemetery: Bradley   Location: Westmoreland
Additional Information:  (Obit) Garland Helson, 67, a resident of Rt 2, Hartsville, died Sunday Jan 29, at Sumner County Memorial Hospital following an extended illness.  He was a farmer.  Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Margaret Louise Helson; one son, Tony Helson, Hartsville; a daughter, Mrs. Earl B. Thompson, Bethpage; two brothers, Arcie Helson, Bethpage and Cecil Helson, Westmoreland; and two grandchildren.  The funeral was at 11am Tuesday Jan 31, at Alexander Funeral Home Chapel in Westmoreland with burial in the Bradley Cemetery.

Deceased: Charles Eugene LaMastus
Date of Death: Feb 4, 1978
Place of Death: Sumner County Memorial Hospital
Last Residence: Rt 2, Palmersville, TN  38541
Birthplace: Fulton Co., KY
Date of Birth:  Mar 4, 1928
Age: 49 yrs.
Color, Sex: White, Male
Marital Status: Married
Usual Occupation: Machinist Chrysler Corp.
Name of Spouse: Betty Graves
Name of Father: Burley B. LaMastus
Maiden Name of Mother: Jackie Bridges
If Veteran, what war: 
Physician: Robert L. Estes
Informant: Betty G. LaMastus  Address: Rt 2, Palmersville, TN
Service Date: Feb 7, 1978  Time: 2pm  Place:  Chapel
Name of Cemetery: New Hope   Location: Westmoreland
Additional Information:  (Obit)  Gene LaMastus, 49, Palmersville, TN died Sat Feb 4, at the Sumner County Memorial Hospital.  His death came suddenly and he was declared dead on arrival at the hospital.  He was a machinist with the Chrysler Corp.  The survivors of Mr. LaMasts include his widow, Mrs. Betty LaMastus; two sons, Jackie Eugen LaMAstus and Gregory Kent LaMastus; three daughters, Mrs. Betty Gail Kifer and Mrs. Kathy Walls, both of Martinsville, IN and Miss Donna Jane LaMAstus, Palmersville; a brother, Julian LaMAstus, Tiptonville; four sisters, Mrs. Elizabeth Kalywick, New Madrid, MO, Mrs. Ruby Hopper, Tiptonville, Mrs. Mary Jackson Bells and Mrs. Joyce Ouin Hornby and four grandchildren.  The service for Mr. LaMastus were held at 2pm Tuesday Feb 7, at the Alexander Funeral Chapel Westmoreland.  Burial was in the New Hope Cemetery.

Deceased: James Howard Perry
Date of Death: Feb 13, 1978
Place of Death: Sumner County Memorial Hospital
Last Residence: Rt 3, Box 54, Westmoreland, TN
Birthplace: Sumner Co., TN
Date of Birth:  May 11, 1917
Age: 60 yrs.
Color, Sex: White, Male
Marital Status: Married
Usual Occupation: Inspector Davis Cabinet Co.
Name of Spouse: Mable Hudson
Name of Father: Lee Perry
Maiden Name of Mother: Annie Beasley
If Veteran, what war: 
Physician: Dr. Carter
Informant: Mable Perry  Address: Rt 3, Box 54, Westmoreland, TN
Service Date: Feb 15, 1978  Time: 11am  Place:  Chapel
Name of Cemetery: Forest Chapel   Location: Westmoreland, TN
Additional Information:  (Obit) Harold Perry, 60, a resident of Rt 3 died Monday Feb 13, at Sumner County Memorial Hospital following an extended illness.  He was an inspector for Davis Furniture Company.  Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Mable Perry; two sons, James Perry, Scottsville, KY and Douglas Perry, city; one step-son, Bob Perry, Bethpage; two brothers, Roland Perry, Bethpage and Harry Perry, Radcliff, KY; three sisters, Mrs. Frances Durham and Mrs. Emma Lee Sadler, both of Westmoreland and Mrs. Gladys Wolfe, Adolphus, KY; three grandchildren and three ste-grandchildren.  The funeral was at 11am Wed, Feb 15, at Alexander Funeral Home with burial in Forrest Chapel Cemetery.

Deceased: John Overton Thompson
Date of Death: Feb 14, 1978
Place of Death: Residence
Last Residence: Rt 2, Box 2, Westmoreland, TN
Birthplace: Macon Co., TN
Date of Birth:  Mar 2, 1893
Age: 84 yrs.
Color, Sex: White, Male
Marital Status: Married
Usual Occupation: Farmer
Name of Spouse: Mary Eunice Sloan
Name of Father: Johnnie  T. Thompson
Maiden Name of Mother: Mildred P. Tillman
If Veteran, what war: 
Physician: Dr. Carter
Informant: Mary Thompson  Address: Rt 2, Box 2, Westmoreland, TN
Service Date: Feb 16, 1978  Time: 10am  Place:  Siloam Baptist Church
Name of Cemetery: Siloam   Location: Siloam, TN
Additional Information:  (Obit)  John O. Thompson, 84, a resident of Rt 2, died at his home on Tuesday Feb 14, following a brief illness.  He was a retired farmer.  Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Mary Thompson; six sons, Claudy B. Thompson, K. Thompson, both of Indianapolis, IN, Clinton Thompson, Murfreesboro, Raymond Thompson, Mt. Juliet, Billy Thompson and Jerry Thompson, both of Lavergne; seven daughters, Mrs. Dovie Gregory, Mrs. Ruth Farley, Mrs. Elaine Gilbert, all of Gallatin, Mrs. Mildred Taylor, Mrs. Cathy Crook, both of Westmoreland, Mrs. Lena Gregory, Nashville and Mrs. Vera Gammons, Indianapolis; two brothers, Roosevelt Thompson, Westmoreland and R. C. Thompson, Hartsville; one sister, Mrs. Maggie Stewart, Hartsville; 38 grandchildren, 34 great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren.  The funeral will be held at 11am today, Thursday, Feb 16, at Siloam Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery.  The Alexander Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Deceased: Jewell Lamora Creasy
Date of Death: Feb 25, 1978
Place of Death: Sumner County Memorial Hospital
Last Residence: Rt 1, Box 177, Westmoreland, TN
Birthplace: Sumner Co., TN
Date of Birth:  Jan 13, 1914
Age: 64 yrs.
Color, Sex: White, Female
Marital Status: Married
Usual Occupation: Housewife
Name of Spouse: William Aubrey Creasy
Name of Father: Tom Morris
Maiden Name of Mother: Sally Carter
If Veteran, what war: 
Physician: Dr. Hooper, Gallatin
Informant: Aubrey Creasy  Address: Rt 1, Box 177, Westmoreland, TN
Service Date: Feb 27, 1978  Time: 11am  Place:  Garretts Creek
Name of Cemetery: Pleasant Grove   Location: Westmoreland, TN
Additional Information:  (Obit)  Mrs. Jewell Lamora Creasy, 64, a resident of Rt 1, died Sat Feb 25, in Sumner County Memorial Hospital, following a lengthy illness.  Survivors include her husband, Aubrey Creasy; three sons, Clyde Creasy, Hendersonville, William Creasy, Fairfield and Danny Creasy, city; two brothers, Johnny Morris and Arcie Morris, both of Garretts Creek; one sister, Mrs. Billie Heid of Indianapolis; and four grandchildren.  The funeral was at 11am, Monday Feb 27, at Garretts Creek Baptist Church with burial in the Pleasant Grove Cemetery.

Deceased: Mamie Kinslow
Date of Death: Feb 27, 1978
Place of Death: Sumner County Memorial Hospital
Last Residence: 106 Jones, Gallatin, TN  37066
Birthplace: Sumner Co., TN
Date of Birth:  Jun 8, 1896
Age: 81 yrs.
Color, Sex: White, Female
Marital Status: Widow
Usual Occupation: Housewife
Name of Spouse: Willie D. Kinslow
Name of Father: H. W. O'Mera
Maiden Name of Mother: Cora Wakefiled
If Veteran, what war: 
Physician: Dr. Hooper, Gallatin
Informant: Reese Kinslow  Address: 106 Jones, Gallatin, TN  37066
Service Date: Mar 1, 1978  Time: 2pm  Place:  Chapel
Name of Cemetery: Pleasant Grove   Location: Westmoreland
Additional Information:  (Obit)  Mrs. Mamie Kinslow, 81, a resident of Gallatin, died Monday Feb 27, at Sumner County Memorial Hospital following a lengthy illness.  Survivors include one son, Reese Kinslow, Gallatin; six sisters, Mrs. Glen Kirk, Mrs. Mable Deering and Mrs. Kathleen Davis, all of Gary, IN, Mrs. Evelyn Plummer, Hobart, IN, Mrs. Ray Celsor, Hartsville and Mrs. Frances Lassiter, Bethpage; and one grandson, Michael Kinslow, Gallatin.  The funeral was at 2pm Wednesday Mar 1, at Alexander Funeral Home Chapel in Westmoreland with burial in the Pleasant Grove Cemetery.

Deceased: James Cordell Davis
Date of Death: Mar 6, 1978
Place of Death: Smith County Memorial Hospital, Carthage
Last Residence: Rt 4, Westmoreland, TN  37186
Birthplace: Clay Co., TN
Date of Birth:  Nov 4, 1907
Age: 70 yrs.
Color, Sex: White, Male
Marital Status: Widowed
Usual Occupation: Auto Mechanic
Name of Spouse: Ada Belle Scruggs
Name of Father: William F. Davis
Maiden Name of Mother: Addie L. McCarter
If Veteran, what war: 
Physician: Dr. H. E. Green, Carthage, TN
Informant: Miss Shelby Faye Davis  Address: Rt 4, Box 95, Westmoreland, TN  37186
Service Date: Mar 8, 1978  Time: 11am  Place:  Chapel
Name of Cemetery: Eulia   Location: 
Additional Information:  (Obit)  James Cordell Davis, 70, of Rt 4, Westmoreland, died Mon Mar 6, at Smith County Memorial Hospital in Carthage, following a lengthy illness.  He was a retired automobile mechanic.  Survivors include three sons, Lewis Ray Davis and David Davis, both of Westmoreland and Henry Davis of Bethpage; three daughters, Mrs. Oneta Langford of Hartsville, Mrs. Shirley Jones, Ashland City and Miss Shelby Davis, Westmoreland; two brothers, Duel Davis and Sam Davis, both of Red Boiling Springs; one sister, Miss Ester Davis, Red Boiling Springs; 16 grandchildren and three great grandchildren.  Services were held at 11am Wednesday Mar 8, at the Alexander Funeral Chapel in Westmoreland.  Burial was in the Eulia Cemetery.

Deceased: Harry Hoyt Hawkins
Date of Death: Mar 9, 1978
Place of Death: V. A. Hospital, Nashville
Last Residence: Rt 3, Box 39, Westmoreland, TN
Birthplace: Sumner Co., TN
Date of Birth:  Apr 9, 1895
Age: 82 yrs.
Color, Sex: White, Male
Marital Status: Married
Usual Occupation: Farmer
Name of Spouse: Clora Green
Name of Father: James J. Hawkins
Maiden Name of Mother: Sarah Coley
If Veteran, what war:  WW I (7/8/18 - 2/6/19) 
Physician: 
Informant: Diane Meador  Address: Rt 3, Box 45, Westmoreland, TN
Service Date: Mar 11, 1978  Time: 2pm  Place:  Chapel
Name of Cemetery: New Hope   Location: Westmoreland, TN
Additional Information:  (Obit)  Harry H. Hawkins, 82, a resident of Westmoreland, died Thursday Mar 9, in Thayer Veterans Hospital in Nashville.  He was a farmer and a veteran of WW I.  Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Clora Hawkins; one son, James Hugh Hawkins, St. Louis, MO; one daughter, Mrs. Dianne Meador, Westmoreland; and five grandchildren.  The funeral was at 2pm Saturday Mar 11, at Alexander Funeral Chapel in Westmoreland with burial in New Hope Cemetery.

Deceased: Murrel Gene Cliburn
Date of Death: Mar 10, 1978
Place of Death: Scottsville, KY Allen County
Last Residence: Rt 4, Westmoreland, TN
Birthplace: Macon Co., TN
Date of Birth:  Nov 2, 1955
Age: 22 yrs.
Color, Sex: White, Male
Marital Status: Single
Usual Occupation: Dry Wall Finisher - Construction
Name of Spouse: 
Name of Father: Elbert Cliburn
Maiden Name of Mother: Jessie Bullington
If Veteran, what war: 
Physician: Lex Carter, Coroner Scottsville, KY
Informant: Jessie Pike  Address: Rt 4, Box 308-C, Brown St., Westmoreland, TN
Service Date: Mar 13, 1978  Time: 2pm  Place:  Rocky Mound
Name of Cemetery: Rocky Mound   Location: Westmoreland, TN
Additional Information:  (Obit) Cliburn is the son of Mrs. Jessie Pike, city.  Also surviving are two brothers, Winford Young Cliburn, city, and Larry Dean Cliburn, Indianapolis; and one sister, Mrs. Peggy Sue Fry, city.  His funeral was at 2pm Monday Mar 13, at Rocky Mound Church with burial in the church cemetery.

Deceased: Rudolph Carter
Date of Death: Mar 13, 1978
Place of Death: V. A. Hospital, Nashville
Last Residence: Rt 3, Box 288, Westmoreland, TN  37186
Birthplace: Sumner Co., TN
Date of Birth:  Sep 4, 1911
Age: 66 yrs.
Color, Sex: White, Male
Marital Status: Married
Usual Occupation: Truck Driver - Lumber
Name of Spouse: Margie (Katherine) Hammock
Name of Father: Vernon E. Carter
Maiden Name of Mother: Dora I. Graves
If Veteran, what war:  WW II 
Physician: 
Informant: Katherine Carter  Address: Rt 3, Westmoreland
Service Date: Mar 16, 1978  Time: 11am  Place:  Siloam
Name of Cemetery: Siloam   Location: Westmoreland
Additional Information:  (Obit) Carter, Rudolph, age 66 years, of Westmoreland, Rt 3, Monday March 13 at VA Hospital, Nashville, after an extended illness.  Survived by his wife, Mrs. Katherine Carter; mother, Mrs. Dora Carter; two sons, Douglas Eugene Carter and Tommy Carter; three daughters, Mrs. Rosalie Akin and Mrs. Dora Gulley, all of Westmoreland and Mrs. Mary Locke of Lebanon, TN; nine grandchildren.  Funeral services will be held at the Siloam Baptist Church, Thursday March 16, 1978 at 11am conducted by Bro. Billy Dan Carter, with burial in the church cemetery.  Alexander Funeral Home Westmoreland in charge of arrangements.

Deceased: Lillie Mai Stone
Date of Death: Mar 23, 1978
Place of Death: Sam Tuttle's Home (brother)
Last Residence: Masonic Widow & Orphans Home, Louisville
Birthplace: Sumner Co., TN
Date of Birth:  May 29, 1898
Age: 79 yrs.
Color, Sex: White, Female
Marital Status: Widow
Usual Occupation: Housewife
Name of Spouse: Oscar Ferrell Stone
Name of Father: Andy Tuttle
Maiden Name of Mother: Alice Williams
If Veteran, what war: 
Physician: Dr. Carter
Informant: Sam Tuttle  Address: Rt 4, Box 331, Westmoreland
Service Date: Mar 25, 1978  Time: 10am  Place:  Chapel
Name of Cemetery: Tuttle   Location: Westmoreland
Additional Information:  (Obit) Mrs. Lillie Mai Stone, 79, died Thursday Mar 23, in Westmoreland.  She was a Sumner County native, but had been living in Louisville, KY until recently.  She is survived by one brother, Sam Tuttle, Westmoreland.  The funeral was at 10am Saturday March 25, 1t the Alexander Funeral Home with burial in Tuttle Cemetery.

Deceased: Sam Tuttle
Date of Death: Mar 28, 1978
Place of Death: Sumner County Memorial Hospital
Last Residence: Rt 4, Box 331, Westmoreland, TN
Birthplace: Sumner Co., TN
Date of Birth:  Oct 17, 1894
Age: 83 yrs.
Color, Sex: White, Male
Marital Status: Married
Usual Occupation: Farmer
Name of Spouse: Rachel Anderson
Name of Father: Andy Tuttle
Maiden Name of Mother: Alice Williams
If Veteran, what war: 
Physician: Dr. Carter
Informant: Rachel A. Tuttle  Address: Rt 4, Box 331, Westmoreland
Service Date: Mar 30, 1978  Time: 10am  Place:  Chapel
Name of Cemetery: Tuttle   Location: Westmoreland
Additional Information:  (Obit) Sam Tuttle, 83, Rt 4, Westmoreland, died Tuesday Mar 28, at the Sumner County Memorial Hospital.  He was a farmer.  Mr. Tuttle's survivors include his widow, Mrs. Rachel Anderson Tuttle; four sons, Dennis Tuttle, Gallatin, Franklin Tuttle and Bob Tuttle, Westmoreland and Bill Tuttle, Bethpage; a daughter, Mrs. Betty Carter, Westmoreland; one step-daughter, Mildred Hudson, Westmoreland; 14 grandchildren; 10 step-grandchildren; 18 great grandchildren and five step- great grandchildren.  The funeral for Mr. Tuttle will be held at 10am Thursday Mar 30, at the Alexander Funeral Chapel in Westmoreland.  Burial will be in the Tuttle Cemetery.

Deceased: Pearl Cline Love
Date of Death: Apr 7, 1978
Place of Death: Sumner County Memorial Hospital
Last Residence: Rt 4, Box 84, Westmoreland, TN
Birthplace: Sumner Co., TN
Date of Birth:  Sep 12, 1891
Age: 86 yrs.
Color, Sex: White, Female
Marital Status: Widow
Usual Occupation: Housewife
Name of Spouse: Martin T. Love
Name of Father: Wilson Cline
Maiden Name of Mother: 
If Veteran, what war: 
Physician: Dr. Hooper, Gallatin
Informant: Charlie Love  Address: 204 Perry St., Gallatin, TN  37066
Service Date: Apr 9, 1978  Time: 2pm  Place:  Eulia General Baptist Church
Name of Cemetery: Eulia   Location: Westmoreland, TN
Additional Information:  (Obit) Mrs. Pearl Cline Love, 86, Rt 4, Westmoreland, died Friday, April 7, at the Sumner County Memorial Hospital, following an extended illness.  Among her survivors are a son, Charlie W. Love, Gallatin; a daughter, Mrs. Lillian Overton, Westmoreland; three grandchildren and five great grandchildren.  The funeral for Mrs. Love was held at the Eulia General Baptist Church.  Burial was in the church cemetery.  The Alexander Funeral Home, Westmoreland handled the arrangements.

Deceased: Idle Franklin Clark
Date of Death: Apr 12, 1978
Place of Death: Hartsville General Hospital
Last Residence: Rolling Acres Trailer Park, Lot 7, Hartsville, TN  37074
Birthplace: Macon Co., TN
Date of Birth:  Aug 7, 1917
Age: 60 yrs.
Color, Sex: White, Male
Marital Status: Married
Usual Occupation: Painter - General Contract
Name of Spouse: Erma Dean Rolin
Name of Father: Granville D. Clark
Maiden Name of Mother: Nolie B. Fuqua
If Veteran, what war: 
Physician: 
Informant: Erma Dean Rolin Clark  Address: 
Service Date: Apr 14, 1978  Time: 10am  Place:  Chapel
Name of Cemetery: Greenlawn   Location: Franklin, KY
Additional Information: (Obit) Franklin Clark, 60, a resident of Rolling Acres Trailer Park, Hartsville, died Wed Apr 12, at Hartsville General Hospital following an extended illness.  He was a painter.  Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Erma Rolin Clark; one daughter, Mrs. Dorothy Redman, Nashville; one brother, James Clark, Portland; one sister, Mrs. Kitty Sullivan, LaPort, IN and two grandchildren.  The funeral was at 10am Friday Apr 14, at Alexander Funeral Home Chapel in Westmoreland with burial in Greenlawn Cemetery in Franklin, KY.

Deceased: Neubie Lucile Gaddis
Date of Death: Apr 19, 1978
Place of Death: Sumner County Memorial Hospital
Last Residence: Rt 4, Westmoreland, TN  37186
Birthplace: Sumner Co., TN
Date of Birth:  Aug 17, 1904
Age: 73 yrs., 8 mo., 2 days
Color, Sex: White, Female
Marital Status: Widow
Usual Occupation: Housewife
Name of Spouse: Jesse Gaddis, dec'd about 1962
Name of Father: 
Maiden Name of Mother: Ellen Perry
If Veteran, what war: 
Physician: Dr. Carter
Informant: Walter M. Perry  Address: Rt 2, Bethpage, TN  37022
Service Date: Apr 21, 1978  Time: 1:30pm  Place:  Chapel
Name of Cemetery: New Hope   Location: Westmoreland, TN
Additional Information:  (Obit) Mrs. Neubie L. Gaddis, 73, Rt 4, Westmoreland, died at the Sumner County Memorial Hospital on Wednesday, April 19.  Mrs. Gaddis is survived by one half-brother, Walter Morris Perry of Bethpage.  The funeral for Mrs. Gaddis was held at 2:30pm Friday, April 21, at the Alexander Funeral Home.  Burial was in the New Hope Cemetery.

Deceased: Gladys Lee Harrison
Date of Death: Apr 20, 1978
Place of Death: Sumner County Memorial Hospital
Last Residence: Rt 2, Box 277-0, Westmoreland, TN
Birthplace: Macon County
Date of Birth:  Jul 24, 1905
Age: 72 yrs., 8 mo., 26 days
Color, Sex: White, Female
Marital Status: Widow
Usual Occupation: Housewife
Name of Spouse: Aubrey James
Name of Father: John William Hall
Maiden Name of Mother: Effie C. Miller
If Veteran, what war: 
Physician: J. D. Cox, Gallatin
Informant: Forrest Harrison  Address: Rt 2, Box 16, Westmoreland, TN
Service Date: Apr 22, 1978  Time: 11am  Place:  Eulia Baptist Church
Name of Cemetery: Eulia   Location: Westmoreland, TN
Additional Information:  (Obit) Mrs. Gladys Harrison, 72, Rt 3, Westmoreland, died Thurs Apr 20, in the Sumner County Memorial Hospital.  Among her survivors are one son, James Forrest Harrison of Westmoreland; one daughter, Mrs. Myrtle Dean Mosley of Portland; two brothers, Garland and Luther Hall both of Westmoreland; three sisters, Mrs. Joy Harrison, Mrs. Garland Simons and Mrs. Claudy Miller, all of Westmoreland.  The funeral for Mrs. Harrison was held at 11am Sat Apr 22, at the Alexander Funeral Home.  Burial was in the Eulia Cemetery.

Deceased: Garlan Neil Black, Sr.
Date of Death: Apr 24, 1978
Place of Death: Brandywood Nursing Home Gallatin
Last Residence: Lake St, Westmoreland, TN
Birthplace: Sumner Co., TN
Date of Birth:  Feb 15, 1894
Age: 84 yrs., 2 mo., 9 days
Color, Sex: White, Male
Marital Status: Married
Usual Occupation: Electrical Signal Engineer - C & O Railroad
Name of Spouse: Iva Landeau
Name of Father: William N. Black
Maiden Name of Mother: Flora Brown
If Veteran, what war:  WW I 
Physician: Dr. Thomas Carter
Informant: Mrs. Iva Black  Address: Lake St., Westmoreland, TN
Service Date: Apr 27, 1978  Time: 11am  Place:  Chapel
Name of Cemetery: Crestview   Location: Gallatin
Additional Information:  (Obit)  G. N. Black, Sr., 84, died Mon Apr 24, at a nursing home in Gallatin.  He was a resident of Westmoreland and a retired electrical signal engineer for the C & O Railroad.  His survivors include his widow, Mrs. Iva L. Black; four sons, W. L. Black, Sr., Garlan N. Black, Jr., John Paul Black, Sr., all of Gallatin and Dr. Henry R. Black, Indianapolis; two daughters, Maxine Black and Mrs. William C. Foster, both of Gallatin; two brothers, Edward H. Black, Portland and James Lawrence Black, Benson, IL; 13 grandchildren and four great grandchildren.  The services for Mr. Black are to be held at 11am Thurs Apr 27, at the Alexander Funeral Home, Gallatin followed by burial in the Crestview Cemetery.

Deceased: Woodrow Wilson Coley
Date of Death: May 2, 1978
Place of Death: Sumner County Memorial Hospital
Last Residence: Rt 4, Box 192, Westmoreland, TN  37186
Birthplace: Sumner Co., TN
Date of Birth:  Feb 26, 1913
Age: 65 yrs., 2 mo., 7 days
Color, Sex: White, Male
Marital Status: Married
Usual Occupation: Inspection Supervisor Clothing Mfg.
Name of Spouse: Shirley Perigo
Name of Father: Jim Coley
Maiden Name of Mother: Carrie Carter
If Veteran, what war: 
Physician: Dr. Carter
Informant: Shirley P. Coley  Address: Rt 4, Box 192, Westmoreland, TN
Service Date: May 4, 1978  Time: 2pm  Place:  Chapel
Name of Cemetery: New Hope   Location: Westmoreland, TN
Additional Information:  (Obit) Woodrow Wilson Coley, 65, Rt 4, Westmoreland, died Tue May 2, at the Sumner County Memorial Hospital following an extended illness.  His survivors include his widow, Mrs. Shirley Perigo Coley; two sons, Kenneth Coley, Westmoreland and George Coley, Memphis; a daughter, Mrs. Nancy Bare, Morristown; three sisters, Mrs. Ethelene Williams, Nashville, Mrs. Clementine Dotson and Mrs. Ruby Cannon, both of Westmoreland and 11 grandchildren.  The funeral for Mr. Coley was at 2pm Thu May 4, at Alexander Funeral Home with burial in New Hope Cemetery.

Deceased: Joseph Wesley Lauderdale
Date of Death: May 22, 1978
Place of Death: Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis, IN
Last Residence: 3911 N. Kitley, Indianapolis, IN  46226
Birthplace: Hartsville, TN
Date of Birth:  Jun 8, 1892
Age: 85 yrs.
Color, Sex: White, Male
Marital Status: Widowed
Usual Occupation: Indianapolis Parks Dept.
Name of Spouse: Oma Lauderdale, dec'd
Name of Father: Clifton Lauderdale
Maiden Name of Mother: Betty Sloan
If Veteran, what war:  WW I 
Physician: 
Informant: Mrs. Erma Jones  Address: 3911 N. Kitley, Indianapolis, IN  46226
Service Date: May 26, 1978  Time: 2pm  Place:  Chapel
Name of Cemetery: Eulia   Location: Westmoreland
Additional Information:  (Obit) Wesley Lauderdale, 85, a resident of Indianapolis, IN died Mon May 22, in Methodist Hospital in that city following a short illness.  He was a former resident of Westmoreland and a retired Indianapolis Parks Dept worker.  Mr. Lauderdale was a veteran of WW I.  Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Erma Jones, Indianapolis, six grandchildren and six great grandchildren.  The funeral was at 2pm Fri May 26, at Alexander Funeral Home in Westmoreland, with burial in Eulia Cemetery.

Deceased: Lillian May Scruggs
Date of Death: Jun 12, 1978
Place of Death: Gallatin Nursing Home
Last Residence: Rt 3, Box 302, Westmoreland, TN
Birthplace: Macon Co., TN
Date of Birth:  Sep 7, 1894
Age: 83 yrs.
Color, Sex: White, Female
Marital Status: Single
Usual Occupation: Home Maker
Name of Spouse: 
Name of Father: Marshall Scruggs
Maiden Name of Mother: Alice Leath
If Veteran, what war: 
Physician: Dr. Carter
Informant: Hattie Sloan  Address: Rt 3, Box 302, Westmoreland, TN
Service Date: Jun 13, 1978  Time: 2pm  Place:  Eulia
Name of Cemetery: Eulia   Location: Westmoreland
Additional Information:  (Obit) Miss May Scruggs, 83, a resident of Westmoreland, died Mon Jun 12, at Gallatin Nursing Home following an extended illness.  Her survivors include one brother, Finch Scruggs; two sisters, Mrs. Pattie Carr and Mrs. Hattie Sloan, all from Westmoreland.  The funeral was at 2pm Tue Jun 13, at Eulia General Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery.  Alexander Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Deceased: Annie Lou Miller
Date of Death: Jun 12, 1978
Place of Death: Indianapolis, IN
Last Residence: 238 N. Addison, Indianapolis, IN
Birthplace: TN
Date of Birth:  Dec 25, 1893
Age: 84 yrs.
Color, Sex: White, Female
Marital Status: Widow
Usual Occupation: Housewife
Name of Spouse: 
Name of Father: William McClahan
Maiden Name of Mother: Martha Wallace
If Veteran, what war: 
Physician: A. Alan Fischer, Indianapolis
Informant: Douglas D. Miller  Address: 238 N. Addison, Indianapolis, IN  46222
Service Date: Jun 15, 1978  Time: 11am  Place:  New Zion Baptist Church
Name of Cemetery: Eulia   Location: Westmoreland, TN
Additional Information: (Obit)  Mrs. Annie Lou Miller, 84, Indianapolis, died Mon, Jun 12, in that city.  She was a native of TN.  Among her survivors are a son, Douglas D. Miller, Indianapolis; a sister, Mrs. Vicky Likens, LA; two grandchildren and one great grandchild.  The funeral for Mrs. Miller will be held at 11am Thu Jun 15, at the New Zion Baptist Church.  Burial will be in the Eulia Cemetery.  Arrangements were under the direction of Alexander Funeral Home, Westmoreland.

Deceased: Edna Mae Ritchie
Date of Death: Jun 20, 1978
Place of Death: Dayton, Montgomery Co., OH
Last Residence: 36 Pinewood Cir, Trotwood, OH  45426
Birthplace: Lexington, KY
Date of Birth:  Jul 14, 1918
Age: 59 yrs.
Color, Sex: White, Female
Marital Status: Widow
Usual Occupation: Housewife
Name of Spouse: James E. Ritchie
Name of Father: John W. Holland
Maiden Name of Mother: Carolina Swango
If Veteran, what war: 
Physician: 
Informant: Mary Donoff  Address: 4854 Free Pike, Dayton, OH  45416
Service Date: Jun 23, 1978  Time: 2pm  Place:  Roberts Tabernacle
Name of Cemetery: New Hope   Location: Westmoreland
Additional Information: 

Deceased: Noah Beverly Thompson
Date of Death: Jun 22, 1978
Place of Death: Residence
Last Residence: Rt 4, Box 181-A, Westmoreland, TN  37186
Birthplace: Sumner Co., TN
Date of Birth:  Sep 1, 1908
Age: 69 yrs.
Color, Sex: White, Male
Marital Status: Married
Usual Occupation: TN Hwy Dept
Name of Spouse: Leona Jenkins
Name of Father: R. M. Thompson
Maiden Name of Mother: Alice Fleming
If Veteran, what war: 
Physician: Dr. Carter
Informant: Leona J. Thompson  Address: Rt 4, Box 181-A, Westmoreland, TN  37186
Service Date: Jun 25, 1978  Time: 11am  Place:  Buffalo Springs
Name of Cemetery: Bradley   Location: Westmoreland
Additional Information: 

Deceased: Jesse William Weems
Date of Death: Jun 28, 1978
Place of Death: Cedar Nursing Home, Lebanon
Last Residence: Austin Peay Hwy, Westmoreland, TN
Birthplace: Macon Co., TN
Date of Birth:  Aug 10, 1890
Age: 87 yrs., 10 mo., 18 days
Color, Sex: White, Male
Marital Status: Widowed
Usual Occupation: Auto Mechanic
Name of Spouse: Verline Haines
Name of Father: Loss Weems
Maiden Name of Mother: Nancy N. Jones
If Veteran, what war: 
Physician: Dr. Puryear, Lebanon, TN
Informant: Willard Weems  Address: 219 Tupper Dr., Gallatin, TN  37066
Service Date: Jun 30, 1978  Time: 10am  Place:  Chapel
Name of Cemetery: Crestview   Location: Gallatin, TN
Additional Information: 

Deceased: Linard Lee Carr
Date of Death: Jul 1, 1978
Place of Death: McFarland Hospital, Lebanon, TN
Last Residence: 151 Upton Hgts., Lebanon, TN  37087
Birthplace: Macon Co., TN
Date of Birth:  Jun 15, 1900
Age: 78 yrs.
Color, Sex: White, Male
Marital Status: Married
Usual Occupation: Farmer
Name of Spouse: Effie Gregory
Name of Father: Jeff Carr
Maiden Name of Mother: Mattie Wix
If Veteran, what war: 
Physician: Dosier, Lebanon
Informant: Effie G. Carr & J. V. Carr  Address: 404-17 Morlock, Kingsport, TN
Service Date: Jul 3, 1978  Time: 10:30am  Place:  Eulia
Name of Cemetery: Eulia   Location: Westmoreland, TN
Additional Information: 

Deceased: Elmer W. Beasley
Date of Death: Jul 25, 1978
Place of Death: Hartford, CT
Last Residence: 11 Sunny Slope Dr., W. Hartford, CT
Birthplace: Sumner Co., TN
Date of Birth:  Feb 17, 1904
Age: 74 yrs.
Color, Sex: White, Male
Marital Status: Married
Usual Occupation: Lawyer
Name of Spouse: Myrtle Chase
Name of Father: 
Maiden Name of Mother: 
If Veteran, what war: 
Physician: 
Informant: Myrtle C. Beasley  Address: 11 Sunny Slope Dr., W. Hartford, CT
Service Date: Jul 31, 1978  Time: 1pm  Place:  Chapel
Name of Cemetery: Pleasant Grove   Location: Westmoreland, TN
Additional Information:  (Obit) Elmer W. Beasley, 74, West Hartford, CT died Tuesday Jul 25, at Hartford.  Mr. Beasley was a lawyer.  Mr. Beasley is survived by his wife Mrs. Myrtle Chase Beasley, Hartford; two brothers, Arthur W. Beasley and Howard Beasley, both of Westmoreland and one sister, Mrs. Era Gregory of Westmoreland.  Funeral services were held Mon at 1pm Jul 31, at the Alexander Funeral Home in Westmoreland.  Burial was at the Pleasant Grove Cemetery.

Deceased: Chester Ray "Shorty" Lyles
Date of Death: Aug 13, 1978
Place of Death: Sumner County Memorial Hospital (DOA)
Last Residence: Rt 2, Box 290, Westmoreland, TN  37186
Birthplace: Sumner Co., TN
Date of Birth:  May 9, 1929
Age: 49 yrs.
Color, Sex: White, Male
Marital Status: Married
Usual Occupation: Spray Painter - Avco Aircraft Mfg.
Name of Spouse: Era Mae Hawkins
Name of Father: Chester Lyles
Maiden Name of Mother: Hattie Cliburn
If Veteran, what war:  WW II 
Physician: Dr. Norman Saliba, Gallatin
Informant: Era Mae Lyles  Address: Rt 2, Box 290, Westmoreland, TN  37186
Service Date: Aug 15, 1978  Time: 2pm  Place:  Siloam
Name of Cemetery: Siloam   Location: Westmoreland
Additional Information: 

Deceased: Virginia Benjamin Durham
Date of Death: Aug 30, 1978
Place of Death: Parkview Hospital, Nashville
Last Residence: Rt 4, Box 127, Westmoreland, TN
Birthplace: Indianapolis, IN
Date of Birth:  Sep 4, 1923
Age: 54 yrs.
Color, Sex: White, Female
Marital Status: Married
Usual Occupation: Housewife
Name of Spouse: Charlie Heath Durham
Name of Father: Benjamin
Maiden Name of Mother: 
If Veteran, what war: 
Physician: Dr. Robert W. Ikard, Nashville
Informant: Charlie H. Durham  Address: Rt 4, Box 127, Westmoreland, TN
Service Date: Sep 2, 1978  Time: 11am  Place:  Chapel
Name of Cemetery: Sadler   Location: Westmoreland, TN
Additional Information: 

Deceased: Willie Hayse Hyde
Date of Death: Sep 4, 1978
Place of Death: Sumner County Memorial Hospital
Last Residence: Rt 3, Bethpage, TN  37022
Birthplace: Simpson Co., KY
Date of Birth:  Sep 4, 1907
Age: 71 yrs.
Color, Sex: White, Male
Marital Status: Widowed
Usual Occupation: Farmer
Name of Spouse: Sallie Tuttle
Name of Father: Eugene Hyde
Maiden Name of Mother: Dora Gains
If Veteran, what war: 
Physician: Dr. Carter
Informant: Jo Mell Adcock  Address: Rt 3, Box 37, Bethpage, TN
Service Date: Sep 6, 1978  Time: 2pm  Place:  Chapel
Name of Cemetery: Bradley   Location: Westmoreland, TN
Additional Information: 

Deceased: Frances E. Troutt
Date of Death: Sep 5, 1978
Place of Death: Indianapolis, IN
Last Residence: Indianapolis, IN
Birthplace: Sumner Co., TN
Date of Birth:  
Age: 86 yrs.
Color, Sex: White, Female
Marital Status: Widow
Usual Occupation: 
Name of Spouse: W. F. Troutt
Name of Father: 
Maiden Name of Mother: 
If Veteran, what war: 
Physician: 
Informant: Dorris Fenney Funeral Home  Address: 3925 E. NY St., Indianapolis, IN  46218
Service Date: Sep 10, 1978  Time: 2pm  Place:  Forrest Chapel
Name of Cemetery: Forrest Chapel   Location: Westmoreland, TN
Additional Information: 

Deceased: Flora Lambert
Date of Death: Sept 8, 1978
Place of Death: Residence
Last Residence: Rt 2, Westmoreland, TN
Birthplace: Jackson Co., TN
Date of Birth:  Aug 17, 1889
Age: 89 yrs.
Color, Sex: White, Female
Marital Status: Married
Usual Occupation: Housewife
Name of Spouse: William Virgil Lambert
Name of Father: James Dennis
Maiden Name of Mother: Sarah Jones
If Veteran, what war: 
Physician: Dr. Carter
Informant: Dixie Stinson  Address: Westmoreland, TN
Service Date: Sep 10, 1978  Time: 4pm  Place:  Westmoreland Church of Christ
Name of Cemetery: Siloam   Location: Westmoreland
Additional Information: 

Deceased: Blanche G. Morgan
Date of Death: Oct 18, 1978
Place of Death: Sumner County Memorial Hospital
Last Residence: Rt 4, Box 3, Westmoreland, TN  37186
Birthplace: Sumner Co., TN
Date of Birth:  Feb 14, 1894
Age: 84 yrs.
Color, Sex: White, Female
Marital Status: Widow
Usual Occupation: Housewife
Name of Spouse: Oliver L. Morgan
Name of Father: Wilks Gregory
Maiden Name of Mother: Mollie Creasy
If Veteran, what war: 
Physician: Clarence Sanders, 575 Bledsoe St., Gallatin
Informant: Sadie Tuttle  Address: Rt 4, Box 3, Westmoreland, TN
Service Date: Oct 19, 1978  Time: 2pm  Place:  Chapel
Name of Cemetery: Bradley   Location: Westmoreland
Additional Information: 

Deceased: Gilbert Arlee Graves
Date of Death: Oct 21, 1978
Place of Death: Daughters House, Epperson St.
Last Residence: Lafayette St., Westmoreland, TN
Birthplace: Sumner County
Date of Birth:  Nov 16, 1911
Age: 66 yrs., 11 mo., 5 days
Color, Sex: White, Male
Marital Status: Widowed
Usual Occupation: Saw Mill Operator - Lumber
Name of Spouse: Kathleen Key
Name of Father: Tommy Graves
Maiden Name of Mother: Allie Carter
If Veteran, what war: 
Physician: Dr. Carter
Informant: Goldie Hammock  Address: P.O. Box 682, Westmoreland
Service Date: Oct 23, 1978  Time: 2pm  Place:  Church of God
Name of Cemetery: New Hope   Location: 
Additional Information: 
(also see:  SC Cemetery Book page 12-16 lists Gilbert Graves 11 March 1910 - )

Deceased: Levie Oleane Templeton
Date of Death: Nov 1978
Place of Death: Residence
Last Residence: 3614 Baxter Ave., Nashville, TN  37216
Birthplace: Sumner Co., TN
Date of Birth:  Aug 5, 1912
Age: 66 yrs., 3 mo., 1 day
Color, Sex: White, Female
Marital Status: Married
Usual Occupation: Housewife
Name of Spouse: Steven W. Templeton
Name of Father: Jack Caldwell
Maiden Name of Mother: Rosie Pearson
If Veteran, what war: 
Physician: Dr. Simpkins, Nashville
Informant: Steven W. Templeton  Address: 3614 Baxter Ave., Nashville, TN  37216
Service Date: Nov 8, 1978  Time: 11am  Place:  Siloam
Name of Cemetery: Green Grove   Location: Macon Co., TN
Additional Information:  (Obit) Mrs. Levie Templeton, 66, Nashville, died Monday Nov 6, at her home.  Mrs. Templeton, a housewife, was born in Sumner County.  She is survived by her husband, Steven (Chuck) of Nashville; one son, Hubert Lee Perry, Memphis; one sister, Mrs. Iva Beasley of Westmoreland and 2 grandchildren.  Funeral services were 11am Wed Nov 8, at Siloam Baptist Church with burial in Green Grove Cemetery.

Deceased: James Thomas Hammock
Date of Death: Nov 10, 1978
Place of Death: Janwynella Nursing Home Lafayette
Last Residence: Rt 2, Box 86, Hartsville, Macon Co., TN
Birthplace: Macon County
Date of Birth:  Jun 15, 1896
Age: 82 yrs., 4 mo., 25 days
Color, Sex: White, Male
Marital Status: Widowed
Usual Occupation: Farmer
Name of Spouse: Vergie Mai Spears
Name of Father: David Vance Hammock
Maiden Name of Mother: Mahala Jane Templeton
If Veteran, what war:  WW I
Physician: Dr. Deck, Lafayette
Informant: Mary Jo Gregory  Address: Rt 4, Box 62, Westmoreland, TN
Service Date: Nov 12, 1978  Time: 2pm  Place:  Eulia
Name of Cemetery: Eulia   Location: Westmoreland, TN
Additional Information:  (Obit) Mr. James Thomas Hammock, age 82, Rt 2, Hartsville, died Fri Nov 10 at Janwynella Nursing Home in Lafayette.  Mr. Hammock was born in Macon County and was a retired farmer.  He was a member of the American Legion Post 56.  He is survived by 5 daughters, Mrs. Mary Jo Gregory, Mrs. Dorothy Sloan, Mrs. Willie Mai Scruggs, all of Westmoreland; Mrs. Thelma Lambert of Gallatin and Mrs. Naomi Avelene Sloan of Indianapolis; one brother, Dewey Hammock of Westmoreland and one sister, Mrs. Mary Farley of Hartsville; 10 grandchildren and 22 great grandchildren.  Funeral services were 2pm Sunday, Nov 12 at Eulia Baptist Church with burial in Eulia Cemetery.

Deceased: Cecil Preston Graves
Date of Death: Nov 15, 1978
Place of Death: Sumner County Memorial Hospital
Last Residence: Rt 2, Adolphus, KY
Birthplace: Sumner Co., TN
Date of Birth:  Nov 2, 1917
Age: 61 yrs.
Color, Sex: White, Male
Marital Status: Married
Usual Occupation: Farmer
Name of Spouse: Maybelle Hammock
Name of Father: Kerry Graves
Maiden Name of Mother: Myrtle Troutt
If Veteran, what war: 
Physician: Dr. Carter
Informant: Maybelle Graves  Address: Rt 2, Adolphus, KY  42120
Service Date: Nov 17, 1978  Time: 2pm  Place:  Rippy
Name of Cemetery: Rippy   Location: Westmoreland, TN
Additional Information:  (Obit) Mr. Cecil P. Graves, age 61, Rt 2, Adolphus died Wed Nov 15 at the Sumner County Memorial Hospital.  Mr. Graves is survived by his wife, Maybelle; 2 sons, Carl Graves and Kenneth Graves, both of Bethpage; one daughter, Mrs. Diane Mosley, Bethpage; one sister, Mrs. Annie Ruth Cline, Westmoreland; and 9 grandchildren.  Funeral Services were 2pm Fri Nov 17, at Rippy Baptist Church with burial in Rippy Cemetery.

Deceased: Pearl Lou Swindle
Date of Death: Nov 25, 1978
Place of Death: Donelson Hospital
Last Residence: 2937 Kinwood Dr., Antioch, TN  37013
Birthplace: Davidson Co., TN
Date of Birth:  Nov 28, 1904
Age: 73 yrs.
Color, Sex: White, Female
Marital Status: Widow
Usual Occupation: Housewife
Name of Spouse: William L. Swindle
Name of Father: John Copeland
Maiden Name of Mother: Hattie Adams
If Veteran, what war: 
Physician: O. Jerry Maynard
Informant: Larry Swindle  Address: 2937 Kinwood Dr., Antioch, TN  37013
Service Date: Nov 27, 1978  Time: 10am  Place:  Chapel
Name of Cemetery: Pleasant Grove   Location: Westmoreland, TN
Additional Information:  (Obit) Westmoreland World, Mrs. Peral Swindle, 73, of Nashville died Saturday, November 25, 1978 at Donelson Hospital. She is survived by four sons, James Carver of Lebanon; William Douglas Carver of Lebanon; Larry Swindle of Nashville and Earl Carver of St. Petersburg, Florida; one daughter, Mrs. Robert Martin of Lebanon; three step-sons, H.C. Swindle of Westmoreland; W.T. Swindle of Scottsville, Kentucky; Bill Swindle of Indianapolis, Indiana; four step-daughters, Mrs. Clara Saddler of Nashville; Mrs. Minnie Wakefield of Lafayette; Mrs. Allie Bradey of Bowling Green, Kentucky; Rosaline Cook of Franklin, Kentucky; three brothers, Robert Copeland of Wright City, Missouri; Hulen Copeland of St. Louis, Missouri and Rube Copeland of St. Louis, Missouri; one sister, Mrs. Vergie Wilburn of Dayton, Ohio; thirty grandchildren and fifty great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held at 10:00am Monday, November 27, at the Alexander Funeral Home with burial in the Pleasant Grove Cemetery.

Deceased: Mary Jane Tucker
Date of Death: Dec 3, 1978
Place of Death: Sumner County Memorial Hospital (DOA)
Last Residence: Rt 4, Westmoreland, TN
Birthplace: Sumner Co., TN
Date of Birth:  Feb 1, 1966
Age: 12 yrs.
Color, Sex: White, Female
Marital Status: Single
Usual Occupation: Student
Name of Spouse: 
Name of Father: James E. Tucker
Maiden Name of Mother: Carolyn Knight
If Veteran, what war: 
Physician: 
Informant: Carolyn Knight  Address: Rt 4, Jiles Trailer Park, Westmoreland, TN
Service Date: Dec 5, 1978  Time: 2pm  Place:  New Hope
Name of Cemetery: New Hope   Location: Westmoreland, TN
Additional Information:  (Obit) Mary Jane Tucker, age 12, Rt 4, Westmoreland died Sun Dec 3.  She was a 7th grade student at Westmoreland High School.  Miss Tucker is survived by her mother Carolyn Knight Tucker; her father James E. Tucker; 3 brothers, Jimmy Ray Tucker, Gary Wayne Tucker and Michael Anthony Tucker; one sister, Sharon Annett Tucker, all of Westmoreland; (Paternal) grandparents, Mr. & Mrs. Louis Tucker, Westmoreland; (Maternal) grandparents, Lester Knight, Siloam and Margaret Knight, Lebanon.  Funeral services were Dec 5 at New Hope Baptist Church with burial in New Hope Cemetery.

Deceased: Erma Lee Carr
Date of Death: Dec 13, 1978
Place of Death: Thompson Ln.
Last Residence: Rainbow Cir., Westmoreland, TN
Birthplace: Sumner Co., TN
Date of Birth:  Dec 4, 1910
Age: 68 yrs.
Color, Sex: White, Female
Marital Status: Divorced
Usual Occupation: Sales Clerk - Holder & Jent Dry Goods
Name of Spouse: James Dewey Carr
Name of Father: William R. Henson
Maiden Name of Mother: America N. Garrett
If Veteran, what war: 
Physician: Dr. Carter
Informant: Jimmy Carr  Address: P.O. Box 390, Westmoreland, TN
Service Date: Dec 15, 1978  Time: 10am  Place:  Eulia
Name of Cemetery: Eulia   Location: Westmoreland, TN
Additional Information:  (Obit)  Mrs. Erma Carr, age 68, passed away Wed, Dec 13.  Mrs. Carr was a former sales clerk at Holder & Jent.  She is survived by her son, Jimmy Carr, Westmoreland; two brothers, Clyde Henson and Earl Henson, both of Bethpage.  Funeral services were 10am Fri, Dec 15, at Eulia General Baptist Church with burial in church cemetery.

Deceased: Stacey Gail Coley
Date of Death: Dec 17, 1978   
Place of Death: Sumner County Memorial Hospital
Last Residence: Rt 3, Westmoreland
Birthplace: Sumner Co., TN
Date of Birth:  Sep 3, 1978
Age: 3 mo., 14 days
Color, Sex: White, Female
Marital Status: 
Usual Occupation: 
Name of Spouse: 
Name of Father: 
Maiden Name of Mother: Tammy Gail Coley
If Veteran, what war: 
Physician: Dr. Hooper, Gallatin
Informant: Fred Coley  Address: Rt 3, Westmoreland, TN
Service Date: Dec 18, 1978  Time: 1pm  Place:  New Hope Cemetery
Name of Cemetery: New Hope   Location: Westmoreland, TN
Additional Information:  (Obit) Stacey Gail Coley, age 3 mo., Westmoreland died Sun, Dec 17 at the Sumner County Memorial Hospital.  She is survived by her mother, Tammy Gail Coley; grandparents, Mr. & Mrs. Fred Coley; great grandparents, Mr. & Mrs. Luther Coley, all of Westmoreland and W. P. Carter of Bethpage.  Graveside funeral services were held at 1pm Monday, Dec 18 with burial in New Hope Cemetery.

Deceased: Vanna Ruth Ellen Key
Date of Death: Dec 28, 1978
Place of Death: Sumner County Memorial Hospital
Last Residence: 132 E. Jones St., Gallatin, TN
Birthplace: Sumner Co., TN
Date of Birth:  Mar 2, 1909
Age: 69 yrs.
Color, Sex: White, Female
Marital Status: Married
Usual Occupation: Housewife
Name of Spouse: Earnest G. Key
Name of Father: Samuel Johnson
Maiden Name of Mother: Ellen Smith
If Veteran, what war: 
Physician: Dr. Hooper, Gallatin
Informant: Mrs. Patsy Anderson  Address: 132 E. Jones St., Gallatin, TN
Service Date: Dec 30, 1978  Time: 2pm  Place:  Roberts Tabernacle
Name of Cemetery: Roberts Tabernacle   Location: Westmoreland, TN
Additional Information:  (Obit) Ruth Ellen Key, age 69, Gallatin, died Thursday Dec 28 at the Sumner County Memorial Hospital.  She is survived by her husband, Earnest G. Key of Gallatin; two sons, S. D. Lyles, Gallatin and James Key, Nashville; one daughter, Mrs. Patsy Anderson, Gallatin and one sister, Mrs. Mae Miller of Westmoreland.  Funeral services were held at 2pm Sat Dec 30 at Roberts Tabernacle Church of God of Prophecy.  Burial was in the church cemetery.

 


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