David L. Tracy
David L. Tracy, died at his home in Elk Prairie
Township at 8:30 yesterday morning at the age of
50 years, nine months, and fourteen days.
Born 23 May 1885 in Watertown, Tenn. Mr. Tracy had
been a resident of Elk Prairie Township for the past
He was the son of William and Mary Tracy his mother
surviving. A devout man, he was a member of the Commerce
Baptist Church at Commerce, TN.
Besides his brother, whose home is in Watertown Tenn he
is survived by his wife Fleeta; two sons, Junior and William,
at home; four daughters, Josephine, Freda Mae, Bettie, and
Louise, all at home; five brothers John H, of Watertown, Tenn.
James of Nashville, Tenn., Thomas J, of Rochelle, IL. Levi C
of Watertown, Tenn and William B of Creston, IL.
Burial will be had in Watertown, Tenn. The body will be shipped
via the L & N late tonight.
Date: 7 Mar 1937
Source: Mt. Vernon Register News
Copied from microfilm at Brehm Library
by Perry Thomas, 27 Mar 2001
Submitted by: Theresa Kingsley