William Thomas Pirtle
1932

  

WILLIAM THOMAS PIRTLE DIES, LIVED HERE MANY YEARS

 
William Thomas Pirtle, 62, died suddenly Friday morning at his residence, 754 Oak street.  He had been a resident of Chattanooga for twenty-five years, but made his home in Florida for the past several years, returning to Chattanooga last July. He was district accountant for the Railway Express Agency and had been connected with the express company for more than forty years. He is survived by his widow, Ruth Pirtle, a son, W. R. Pirtle, of Rome, GA; a daughter,
Mrs. Paul Cheney, of Albany, N.Y.; a brother, Robert Burgher Pirtle, of Chattanooga, and three sisters, Mrs. C. L. Taylor, of Mason, TN; Mrs. Aylene
Martin, of Memphis, and Mrs. Joseph Martin, of Batesville, MS. The following are asked to serve as pallbearers;  J. V. McLaughlin, H. B. Magill, C. B. Herrington, B. W. Hendricks, J. W. Lloyd and H. B. Lankeater.  Interment will be made in Forest Hills cemetery in charge of J. H. Wann & Son.
The Chattanooga Times, September 10, 1932.

Submitted by Peggy Rhinerson
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