LASLEY—JACK, 83, of Soddy, Tenn., died at the residence at an early hour Friday morning after a lingering illness. He was a lifelong resident of Soddy, a member of a pioneer family and a retired coal miner. Survivors are his wife, Mrs. Maggie Lasley of Soddy; two sons, Walter and Elmer Lasley of Flint, Mich.; two daughters, Mrs. James Uren, Flint, and Mrs. Mollie Lively, Soddy; brother John Lasley, Rt. 1 Soddy; four sisters, Mrs. Milzie Payne, Soddy; Mrs. Maude Bumpus, Chattanooga; Mrs. Para Lee Manning, Daisy, and Mrs. Lizzie Eustice, Soddy; 22 grandchildren, 48 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. The body is at the residence. Funeral services will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Soddy Church of God. The Revs. Howard McGee, J. W. Davenport, B. R. Moore and Vester Bennett officiating. Burial will be in Presbyterian Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be grandsons; honorary pallbearers, Roy Uren, Clarence Elliott, Dr. Ed Jenkins, Dr. Martin Caldwell, Murl Levi, Charley McEwin, Ben Wease, Fate Lasley, Richard Lasley, Walter Ewton, Jack Manning and members of the Soddy Church of God. Arrangements are by the Williamson Funeral Home.
The Chattanooga Times, Saturday, 15 November 1958, p. 9, col. 8.
Submitted by Noah Lasley