GLEAVES, Jesse Harrison died July 1, 1915

The remains of Mr. J. H. Gleaves, who died last Friday at his home in Chattanooga, were brought to Lebanon Sunday morning and conveyed to the home of Mr. W. W. Hawks on the Murfreesboro Pike, where the funeral service was held Sunday afternoon at 2 o’clock conducted by Rev B. L. Lyle.  The interment was made at Cedar Grove Cemetery.

Mr. Gleaves was a former citizen of Lebanon, where he was engaged in the grain and feed business for several years prior to his removal to Chattanooga.

He was born and reared in Wilson County at Mt. Juliet about 57 years ago and was a son of Guy T. Gleaves and Julia Gleaves, deceased, and a brother of Ben T. Gleaves of Mt. Juliet, Mrs. M.A. Tabler of Atlanta, and a half brother of Mrs. W. H. Doak from Lebanon.

He had been a suffer of dropsy of the heart for several months and had endured the affliction with patience and forbearance.

He was a member of the Christian Church and an honest, honorable and upright citizen always standing for right.

He is survived by the following children: Finley, Jesse Jr., Tovell, Charles and Eldon Gleaves of Chattanooga, Mrs. J. J. Fleming of Kentucky, Mrs. James Mercer of Dallas, Texas and Miss Gladys Gleaves of Chattanooga.


Lebanon Democrat July 8, 1915