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: ANDERSON, William

PROF. WILLIAM ANDERSON, a prominent minister and teacher of Maury County, Tenn., and was born in Williamson County, of this State, October 19, 1843, son of James C. and Lucinda (Newsom) Anderson, who were married January 29, 1843, and the parents of four children. The father was a native of Alabama, and came to Williamson County in 1834. He was ordained a minister of the Christian Church in 1828, and followed the vocation of farming in connection with his ministerial duties. He died September 12, 1857. The mother is still living, and a resident of the old homestead in Williamson County. Our subject remained on the farm until he was nineteen years of age, overseeing the business transactions and caring for his widowed mother. He then began attending school at the Franklin College, remaining there until 1872, teaching and attending school, and has continued that occupation ever since. He is at present teaching school at Carter Creek, and has been the local minister of the Christian Church in that neighborhood. In 1875 he wedded Laura Alexander, a native of this county, and became the father of three children: Effie, Ora and Clark C., all living. Prof. Anderson is an eloquent preacher and a learned teacher, and is classed among the leading citizens of Maury County.

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.