John L. Lasley

LASLEY—JOHN L., 88, of Rt. 1, Soddy, died at his residence Saturday morning. He attended the Baptist church and was a retired farmer. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Emma Smith Lasley, Soddy; five daughters, Mrs. Eula Mae Fyke, Mrs. Maxine Cowthon, both of Nashville; Mrs. Ina-Jean Lowe, Charleston S.C.; Mrs. Martha Varner and Mrs. Mildred Pyle, both of Soddy; two sisters, Mrs. Maude Bumpus, Chattanooga, and Mrs. Millzie Payne, Soddy; 10 grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at the chapel of the funeral home with the Rev. Don Lasley officiating. Internment will follow in the Varner Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Fred Fritts, Coy Higgins, George Higgins, Mart Eustice, Walt Lasley and Paul Manning. The body will remain at the funeral home. Arrangements are by Williamson and Son, Highway 27, Soddy-Daisy.

The Chattanooga Times, Sunday, 21 October 1973, p. A-15, col. 7.

Submitted by Noah Lasley