(died about 1962)    

    Funeral services for George Thomas Leamon, Sr., 87, lifelong resident of Chattanooga and Hamilton County, and retired farmer, who died at his residence on Morris Hill Road, Friday night, will be held at 2:30 o'clock this afternoon at Morris Hill Baptist Church.  Reverend Taylor Castleberry, pastor, and Reverend L. K. Weaver will officiate.  Born August 3, 1875, Mr. Leamon was the son of W. H. Leamon and Bessie Morgan Leamon, pioneer residents of Hamilton County.  He was a member of Morris Hill Baptist Church.  His survivors are two daughters, Mrs. H. T. Combs, Chattanooga, and Mrs. Clarence Benton, Benton, Tenn,; five sons, James A. Leamon, Alvin A. Leamon and George Wallace Leamon, Chattanooga.; W. H. Leamon, Cleveland, Tenn,; and George T. Leamon, Jr., Bristol, Tenn.; two sisters, Mrs. Gussie Weatherford and Mrs. George Miller, both of Lupton City, Tenn.; two brothers, Anderson Leamon and Frank Leamon, Chattanooga; 13 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren.  Interment in Hamilton Memorial Gardens.  Pallbearers will be the grandsons.  The body is at the funeral home of J. Avery Bryan Co.  It will be taken to the church to lie in state for one hour before the service.

Submitted by Susan Kendall