Gann, Walter A., 86, of Dayton, Tenn., a retired postal clerk, educator
and an active Gann, Walter A., 86, of Dayton, Tenn., a retired postal
clerk, educator and an active member of several fraternal organizations
for over half a century, died Saturday night at his residence. He is
survived by his wife, Gladys Dean Stewart Gann; daughter, Stella C.
Oldham, both of Dayton; two sisters, Eva Eustice, Daisy, and Mrs. Elmer
Lasley, Flint, Mich.; several nieces and nephews. Services will be held
today at 2 p.m. in the funeral home with the Rev. David Jordan and the
Rev. Lewis Gann officiating. Burial will be in Chattanooga Memorial Park
with Daisy Masonic Lodge 706 in charge of graveside services.
Pallbearers will be Jim Oldham, Lebarron Pahmeyer, Kenneth Penney, Elmer
McWilliams, Elmer and Emmett Devault. Honorary pallbearers will be
members of Daisy, Soddy and Red Bank Masonic lodges, Betsy Ross Chapter
OES, members of his Sunday school class and the Ladies Sunday School
Class of Red Bank United Methodist Church; Leonard Shipley, Hershel
Goforth, M.O. Bandy, Johnson Swafford, Junior Travis, Charlie Harris,
Ted Swingle, John Cox and Lillard Rice. Arrangements are by Williamson
and Sons Funeral Home, Soddy-Daisy.
The Chattanooga Times August 30, 1982