Rebecca Ellen McElhaney Dedmon
1864 - 1946

DEDMON – MRS. REBECCA, age 84, passed away at her residence, Cherokee Boulevard , early Sunday morning. Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. George Cain and Mrs. Porter Godsey; three sons, Ed and Tom Dedmon and John Isabell; brother, Charlie McElhaney, all of Chattanooga ; also survived by 17 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Funeral services conducted by the Revs. W. T. McMahan and W. R. Houser, will be held from the Calvary Baptist Church Monday afternoon at 2:30 o’clock . Interment will be in Chattanooga Memorial Park . Pallbearers, active, will be the following nephews: Robert Dudley Talley, Wallace Miller, Roy L. McElhaney, Robert R. McElhaney, Elwood McElhaney and Charles J. McElhaney. Honorary, Andy Houser, Capt. Ed Ricketts, Leslie Runion, Johnnie Walker, Ralph Willimas, Ira Brewer, Sanford Brown, A. O. Pierce, George Schroder, R. L. Taylor, Jack Bennett, Bill Neelby, Fred Polk, Tom Harris, J. T. Hoodenpyle, Murrell Phipps, Everett Rogers, Alex Rogers, Harry Brown, Lee Vandergriff, Luke Hixson, Max Hartman, Ed Hartman, Louis Williams and W. D. Gaston. The remains are at the National Funeral Home and will remain there until the hour of service.
The Chattanooga Times, Monday, December 23, 1946.

Note: Daughter of Thomas Nolan & Sarah Jane (Frank) McElhaney. Wife of Robert Isbell & William J. Dedmon.