John Henry Brackett

BRACKETT – JOHN HENRY, 89, died Tuesday afternoon at the residence in Soddy. Survivors are wife, Mrs. Matilda Brackett, Soddy; seven daughters, Mrs. Burke Irvin amd Mrs. Winnie Morgan, both of Soddy; Mrs. W. D. Wilson, Dayton , Tenn. ; Mrs. Mattie Hughes, Ringgold , Ga. ; Mrs. Jack Hughes, Miami , Fla.; Mrs. Donald Mears, Nashville, Tenn., and Mrs. Ed Trisdale, Monterey, Tenn.; also 33 grandchildren, several great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. The body is at the residence. Funeral arrangements will be announced by the R. J. Coulter Funeral Home.

The Chattanooga Times, Wednesday, May 5, 1954; Page 13.


BRACKETT – JOHN HENRY, age 89, of Soddy , Tenn., died at his home Tuesday. Funeral service will be held Friday afternoon at 2 o’clock from the Pilgrim Baptist Church in Soddy,  Tenn., with Rev. John Lawless and Rev. Howard Neitherly officiating. Interment will follow in Varner Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be grandsons Russell Morgan, Blane Morgan, Thurston Burchard, Archie Burchard, Warren Hughes and Holbert Hughes. The body is at the residence in Soddy, Tenn. Funeral arrangements are by the R. J. Coulter Funeral Home.

The Chattanooga Times, Thursday May 6, 1954; Page 13.