Samuel Huston Edgemon

February 7, 1863 - February 23, 1942

EDGEMON, S.H. (“Huse”), 78, died Monday at 4.30 a.m. at his home near Ooltewah after a short illness. He was a prominent farmer and was active in community affairs. For the greater part of his life he was a resident of Catoosa county, near Ringgold, Georgia but for the last fifteen years had lived in the community between Ooltewah and Collegedale. He was active until shortly before his final illness. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Georgia Edgemon; three sons, J .J. and J. A. of Ringgold, and R. L. Edgemon, Ooltewah; five daughters Mrs. Laura Haynes, Tunnel Hill; Mrs. L. R. Edgeman, Ooltewah; Mrs. J. E. North, Tunnel Hill; Mrs. Lucy Henson, Collegedale; Mrs. V. C. Massengill, Ooltewah; thirty-three grandchildren and twenty-three great-grandchildren. Funeral services at the Mount Vernon Baptist Church west of Cohutta, Georgia, at 1 p.m. central war time*, Tuesday. Burial in Mount Vernon cemetery. Active pallbearers: Grover Edgemon, Cecil Edgemon, Herman Tucker, Hugh Don Greeson, Harley Fortenberry, Sam Greeson: honorary: Eli Chestnutt, Ed Chaddwick, J.C. Hundley, Ed Miller, A. T. Massengill, D.C. Luddington, Herbert Parks and Ham Howard.  Kenemer Brothers, Dalton in charge.  * During WWII

The Chattanooga Times, Tuesday February 24, 1942

Submitted by John W. Henson