John Harvey Tate died at noon yesterday at his home, 1127 East Eighth street, aged 53, the cause of death being heart disease. Deceased was born near Ooltewah, James county, and has resided in Chattanooga for twenty years. He has been foreman of the Chattanooga Lumber company since its organization. He leaves a wife. He was a member of the Royal Arcanum.
The funeral services will take place at 1 o'clock today at Park Place Presbyterian church, of which deceased was a member, Rev. Lucas officiating. Internment at Forest Hills. The following gentlemen are requested to act as pall-bearers: J. Fred Ferger, F. A. Seagle, H. C. Hulse, W. M. Fraker, J. H. Fisher, W. H. Hill, W. R. Weeks and W. J. McNeill.
Chattanooga Times, December 5, 1901
by Joshua Tate