Chattanooga Times Free Press
May 8, 2001
- William Creed Edgmon,102, lifelong resident of Bradley County, passed away
Sunday, May 6, 2001.
was born on Nov. 1, 1898, in Ten Mile, Tenn., and was the son of the late
Rebecca Slaughter and James Edgmon, a Civil War veteran 2nd Lieutenant, Company
B, 5th Tennessee Cavalry. He was a member of the Sons of Confederate Veterans.
Mr. Edgmon, his father and grandfather have lived under all the U.S. presidents.
attended Bradley High School, where he was a member of the first freshman class.
He was employed with Hardwick Woolen Mills for 48 years until his retirement in
1962. Mr. Edgmon was a member of Big Spring Baptist Church where he served as
church treasurer for 50 years and taught a Men's Sunday School Class until 1994.
was preceded in death by his wife of 73 years, Effie Williams Edgmon.
is survived by one daughter, Martha Erwin of Chattanooga; two grandchildren, Don
Erwin Jr. of Chattanooga
Jan Frost of Knoxville; and five great grandchildren, Jared Erin, Alyson Erin,
both of Chattanooga, Holly Temple, Austin Frost and Savannah Frost, all of
services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday in the chapel of Ralph Buckner
Funeral Home with Jimmy Clayton, Gale Franks, Earl Reed, Gene Hysinger, Johnny
Ogle and Dennis Thomas serving as pallbearers.
The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
by John W. Henson