TSL&A Microfilm - Roll #92
Probate Records (County or Chancery Court)
Wills Vol. 6-9 ; Nov. 1905 - Oct 1942
Transcribed by Jan Barnes
County Court Clerk's Office
Will Book - Vol. VII
Aug 1915 - March 1924
I-BESSIE DEASY do make and publish this as my last will and testament hereby revoking and making void all others by me at any time made. First I direct my funeral expenses and all my debts be paid as soon after my death as possible and also that there be erected suitable Monuments at the graves of my father L. C. Punchon and mother L. A. Punchon out of any moneys that I may die possessed of or may first come into the hands of my Executor. Secondly after doing all of the above mentioned I give to my husband Owen Deasy everything left including personal property and all of the lands left me by the will of my father L. C. Punchon during his life time, and at the death of my husband Owen Deasy, all of the land left him by me is to be equally divided among the heirs of L. C. Punchon. Lastly I do hereby nominate and appoint C. T. Pond my Executor without Bond. in witness whereof I do to this my will set my hand this November 23rd 1921.
Signed and published in our pres) . . . . . . . BESSIE DEASY
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sence and we have subscribed our names hereto in the presence of the testator
This the 23rd day of November, 1921. . . .W. H. Suttle. . . . . . . . . .W. B. Williams. . . . . .
Sumner County Court, December Term, December 9th, 1921
A paper writing purporting to be the last will and testament of Mrs. Bessie Deasy was this day produced in open court for probate, when the same was duly proven by the oaths of W. H. Suttle and W. B. Williams, subscribing witnesses thereto, each of whom being first duly sworn deposed and that the signature to said paper writing is the genuine signature of Mrs. Bessie Deasy, and that they subscribed their names as witnesses, at the request of and in the presence of the said testator, Mrs. Bessie Deasy, and in the presence of each other and that the said Mrs. Bessie Deasy, declared to them that said paper writing was her last will and testament, when the said paper writing was admitted to probate and was adjudged to be and ordered recorded as, the last will and testament of the said Mrs. Bessie Deasy, now deceased, And C. T. Pond being named in said will as the executor thereof and being excused from giving bond for the performances of his duties appeared in open Court and was duly qualified as such executor and letters testamentary ordered issued to him.
. . . . . A True Copy . . . . . .
. . . . . . . .Harvey L. Brown. . . . . . Clerk. . . . . . . .