Ben L. Beall
1939

Ben L. Beall Dies here at age of 48
Was Life-Lon Resident of City and a Veteran of the World War
Ben L. Beall, 48 life-long resident of this city, died at a local sanitarium early Monday after a few days illness.
He was the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Beall and is survived by his wife, Mrs. Della Sivley Beall, and two brothers, J. T. and H. W. Beall, of Chattanooga.
He received his education in the city schools and became connected with the American Railway Express company, by which he was employed until the World war, when he enrolled in the first officers’ training camp at Fort Oglethorpe. He was commissioned a second lieutenant and transferred to Camp Wheeler at Macon, Ga., where re received his first lieutenant’s commission and was sent to France, where he served throughout the war. He served also with the American army of occupation in Germany.
He was for several years connected with the Chickamauga National Park commission. He was a member of First Methodist church.
Funeral services, conducted by Dr. Frank A. Hamilton and Dr. Joe M. Hampton, will be held from the Page-Hancock funeral home this afternoon at 2 o’clock. With interment in National cemetery, where military honors will be given. The following are requested to serve as pallbearers: Creed Boyles, J. Lloyd Griffith, Charles Gunther, R. W. Glenn, Ralph Shafer, Nick Dobbs and G. L. Rous.
Chattanooga Times, 7 Mar 1939

Submitted by Claudia O'Leary
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