Gilbert Levi




      Gilbert Levi, 89, veteran of the War Between the States, died yesterday morning at 1:30 at the residence of his son, Oscar Levi, 108 Greenleaf street. He served in Company A, Sixth Tennessee infantry regiment, and after the war was a Primitive Baptist minister for forty-five years, his age forcing him to retire.

      Mr. Levi is survived by three sons, George and Oscar Levi, of Chattanooga, and William of Texarkana, Ark.; one daughter, Mrs. Laura Dowlen, of Chattanooga; thirteen grandchildren and eighteen great-grandchildren.

      Funeral services will be held at the residence, 108 Greenleaf street, tomorrow afternoon at 2:30, the Rev. R. O. Raulston officiating. The pallbearers will be Earl and Roy Dowlen, Carl, Fred, and Willie Levi and Fred Merritt, all grandsons of the deceased. Interment will be at Levi cemetery, near Red Bank. National Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Chattanooga Times, November 29, 1934


Submitted by Jean Kinzalow