William James Dedmon
1870 - 1931

Dedmon-- Funeral of J W Dedmon aged 63, who died at his home, 217 Winchester Street, saturday night, will be held from the Calvary Baptist Church this afternoon at 2 o'clock. The Rev W T McMahan officiating. The following deacons of the church will be pallbearers: A J Wilder, Henry Reed, W C Dodson, J N Lyles, H M Branch, L S Sharp, M C Smith, J N Martin, A S Plemons, W E Northup, V N Hall and M L Harvin. Arrangements in charge of Wann's.
Notice: C.E.C.A., Hamilton Council No 1
All members are urged to be present at the funeral of J W Dedmon at the Calvary Baptist church on Bell Ave at 1 PM today
W R Houser, Grand Council
J R Porter, Secretary

Chattanooga News Freepress Monday August 17, 1931

Notes from submitter: William James Dedmon b August 12, 1870 Fricks Gap, Walker County, Georgia, wife Rebecca Ellen McElhaney b December 2, 1864 Athens, McMinn County, Tennessee, Parents Thomas Henry Crofford Dedmon b September 20, 1844 Brushy Creek, Rutherford County, North Carolina and Martha (Mattie) Davison b 1845 Georgia. Children: Goldie - 1889; Flossie - 1892; Thomas Crawford - 1894; Mark Rufus - 1896; Edward Denton - 1900; Mary. 

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