Thomas Benton Allen
Thomas Benton Allen, aged 77 years, died very suddenly at noon yesterday
near Kennedy’s store on Frazier avenue, North Chattanooga. The body was
removed to Chapman’s and prepared for burial which will take place in Dayton,
Tenn., this afternoon. The deceased is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Delphia
Williams, of North Chattanooga; three sons, W. O., J. H., of North Chattanooga,
and C. W., of Virginia; one brother, Pete Allen, of Decatur, Tenn., and seven
sisters, Mrs. Bettie Crow, of Fort Worth, Tex., Mrs. Margaret Hale, of Dayton,
Tenn., Mrs. W. A. Rears and Mrs. M. A. Gode, of North Chattanooga; Mrs. Luke
Wade, of Knoxville, Tenn., and Mrs. Burt Russell, of Decatur, Tenn. The deceased
served with the Confederate army during the Civil war, and was a member of
Company I. Third Tennessee regiment, under Lee and Wheeler.
The Chattanooga Times, July 7, 1920.