Nashville Banner, Nashville, Tenn., Jun. 25, 1957
James Thomas Gregory
James Thomas Gregory, 86, died at 2:45 a.m. today at the home of his son, George M. Gregory, following a brief illness. Funeral services will he held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Buena Vista Funeral Home. Mrs. Nina Pierce, of Church of Christ, and Brodie Gregory, of Emmanuel Church of Christ, will officiate. Burial will be in Green Cemetery, Sumner County. The body is at the funeral home. Mr. Gregory was married to the former Miss Lizzie Gaines of Sumner County. Following her death in 1910, he was married to Mrs. Minnie Brown Briley of Sumner County, who died in 1918. He was a member of Emmanuel Church of Christ. Suvivors included three daughters, Mrs. Mary Clendening and Mrs. Lillie Carter, both of Nashville, and Mrs. Robert Williams, Indiana; two sons, George Gregory, Nashville and Sam Gregory, Portland, Tenn; 38 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren.