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Thomas B. Somerville

Submitted by Ken and Lenora Durrett
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.

Somerville Funeral will be held today

Funeral services for Thomas B. Somerville , 75, veteran saw mill Operator and native of Robertson County will be held from the residence of his daughter, Mrs. Tommie Johnson, 1407 Laurel Street this afternoon at 3 o'clock.  The Rev. A. W. Duncan will conduct the service and burial will be at Spring Hill Cemetery.

Mr. Somerville died at 4 o'clock yesterday afternoon after an illness of several months. He moved to Nashville 7 years ago from Franklin, Ky.

He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Sallie Durrett Somerville, two sons, E. A. Somerville of Nashville and Charles L. Somerville of Portland, Tenn., four daughters, Mrs. Eva Barry of White House, Tenn., Mrs. Curtis Pace of Cuba Landing, Tenn., Mrs. Lula Wright and Mrs. Tommie Johnson of Nashville.

Pallbearers will be Billie Wild, W. J. Jones, Samuel Allen, Robert Radar, Gus Freeland and Frank Durrett.

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