Ken and Lenora
Typed by Marie Durrett Johnson
This newspaper obituary was in a scrapbook presented to Kenny and Lenora Durrett from her grandmother, Mrs. Tommie (Lizzie) Briley. Lizzie was born 20 Dec 1883 and died on 11 Jul 1966. These obituary clippings do not have the dates; Death dates will be supplied from the Sumner County Cemetery Book by Margaret Snider and Joan Yorgason when possible.
GALLATIN SOLDIER KILLED IN ITALY
Gallatin, Tenn. July 17
Pvt. Clarence Peak, 25, husband of Mrs. Lucille Sanders Peak of Gallatin, was killed in action in Italy May 23, according to word received from the war department by Mrs. Peak. Private Peak attended school at Carthage and before entering the service was a truck driver for the Lebanon Lumber Company at Lebanon. He was reported missing in action earlier, but the latest word from the war department confirms his death. In addition to his wife he is survived by his mother, Mrs. Maggie Sanders of Evansville, Ind.