FRASER, Forgey

The Daily Herald (reel 479)

Submitted by Scott Fraser, 2005
 

Forgey FRASER, Retired Farmer, Dies at Home

Forgey FRASER, 84, retired Maury County Farmer, died at 11:45 p.m.  Monday at his home on Carter Street. He had been in poor health for some time.

A son of the later John and Arentha BUTTS FRASER, he was a lifelong resident of Maury County. Mr. FRASER spent most of his life in the Knob Creek community but moved to Columbia about 15 year ago. His wife, Mr. Eleto Mae COGGIN FRASER, died in 1949.

The body is at Oakes and Nichols Funeral Home where services will be conducted at 2:30 pm., Wednesday by the Rev. W. Stockman.

Survivors arae two daughters, Mr. W.E. MANGRUM and Mr. G.E. SPARKMAN of Columbia; five sons, H.C. FRASER of Birmingham, R.C. FRASER of Knob Creek and Dick, W.C. and Fulton FRASER of Columbia; a sister, Mrs. Will SELLERS of the Theta Pike; 10 grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Pallbears will be Doyle SULLIVAN, D.O. PRIEST, Gordon AMMONS, Elmer WARF, Joe REED and Ernest HAYWOOD.

Honorary pallbearers will be Tom BROWN, Ross WHITLEY, D

R. Bob THOMPSON, C.M. PINKERTON, J.W. TANNER, Dr. T.H. REYNOLD,

U.E. SWAN, Sam RICHARDSON, Emmett FOX, M.P. WHITAKER,

Will and Maury PIGG, Herbert and Benton CHURCH, Dr. W.C. BENNETT,

Nick WISNENER, J. Frank ANDERSON, Frank FLANIGAN, Claude AMMONS,

Norman CARPENTER, Marvin PRIEST, Ernest AMMONS, A.H.WALTERS,

Jack HARRIS, Lige DODSON, W.R. HAYWOOD, Augie DODSON, B.H. WALTERS, J.D. STANFILL, A.E. FITZGERALD, Evan COOK, Charlie BROWN, Harry SHAW, Sam WEST, Clevie TOMLIN, Clyde GASKILL, Norman PARKS, and Dr. George WILLIAMSON.

Burial will be in Rose Hill with Oakes and Nichols in charge.

 

Biography: FORGEY, Lunsford B.

LUNSFORD B. FORGEY, M. D., a successful practitioner and farmer of Maury County, Tenn., was born September 18, 1825, and is a son of Hugh and Salina (Shorter) Forgey, natives, respectively, of Tennessee amt Georgia. The father was a wealthy farmer and died about 1879. His widow is still living and is a resident of the “Lone Star State” Dr. Forgey, our subject, began reading medicine under Dr. W. W. Dabner, and graduated at the university of Louisville, Ky., one of the class of 1851. He began the practice of his profession. in Maury, his native county, and has met with the success his, knowledge of medicine and his skill deserves. In October, 1856, he led to Hymen’s altar, Miss Sarah D. Adkin, who has borne him eight children, seven of whom are living: William S., Charles A., James H., Addison H. and Anna Lee (twins), Walter E. and Thomas B. Dr. Forgey is a Democrat and Mason and his wife is a member of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church.

Source: History of Tennessee: From the Earliest Time to the Present; Together with an Historical and a Biographical Sketch of Maury, Williamson, Rutherford, Wilson, Bedford and Marshall Counties. Nashville, Tenn: Goodspeed Pub. Co, 1886.