Pryor Madison Lovelady


Came from Pioneer Family of Daisy-Soddy --Rites Tomorrow at 2:30

Pryor Madison Lovelady, 54 year old former deputy sheriff and life-long resident of the Daisy-Soddy section, died early yesterday morning at his residence.

The former peace officer was a member of a family which became pioneer settlers in the north end of Hamilton County. His parents was Mr. and Mrs. L. M. Lovelady. He attended Hamilton County schools. 

For the past 30 years, Mr. Lovelady was a member of the Masonic Order of Soddy. He was also a member of the Daisy Methodist Church.

Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Orris D. Lovelady; son, John Lovelady, three brothers, James Lovelady and Alfred Lovelady of Soddy and Dan Lovelady of Daisy; two sisters, Mrs. Andrew Shipley and Mrs. Ervin Young of Soddy.

Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m. tomorrow at the Daisy Methodist Church with the Rev. Harrison Marshall and the Rev. H. B. Tiller officiating. Interment will follow in the Lovelady Cemetery.

Active pallbearers, Taylor Grant, Herman Grant, Edwin Young, Charles Young, Joe Lovelady and James Lovelady.

Honorary pallbearers, members of the Soddy Masonic Lodge, members of the Allen Bible Class of the Daisy Methodist Church.

The Chattanooga Times,20 Oct 1952



Submitted by Sallie Cox