If you belong to the below family, would like to hear from you.Linda
Joseph Calvin GathingsEstate Of Crawford Community, Scotts Hill, Decatur Co. TN
LDS Microfilm #0247019
Decatur County Herald, Decaturville, Decatur Co. TN Oct. 30, 1953; Nov. 6, 1953; and Nov. 13, 1953 Notice of Sale of Land In obedience to a decree of the county court, Decatur County, Tennessee made in the case of LEORA GATHINGS et als VS. PEARL GATHINGS MORGAN et als, I will on Tuesday, November 24, 1953, at two o’clock P.M. in front of the south door of the Courthouse in Decaturville, Tennessee, sell to the highest and best bidder for cash the tract of land in said decree described being known as the J.C. GATHINGS lands, in the first civil district of Decatur County, containing 202 ½acres more or less.The merchantile timber will first be offered, then the land subject to the sale of said timber, and then the land and timber will be offered as a whole. This the 23rd day of October, 1953.B.D. Fisher, County Court Clerk
Decatur County Herald, Decaturville, Decatur Co. TN Dec. 4, 1953; Dec. 11, 1953; Dec. 25, 1953 Notice of Resale In obedience to a decree of the County Court in the case of LEORA GATHINGS et al VS: PEARL GATHINGS MORGAN et al, I will hold open the bidding on the lands therein ordered to be sold until Two O’clock P.M. Monday, December 14, 1953, at which time same will be sold the highest and best bidder for cash.Said lands to be so [sic] sold is the tract of 202 acres in the 1st Civil District of Decatur County known as the J. C. GATHINGS place includes the times [sic].
Decatur County Herald, Decaturville, Decatur Co. TN Jan. 8, 1954 In Memory In Memory of J. C. Gathings, who passed away Dec. 9, 1952. Dad was a friend and neighbor to all. But he has answered his Savior’s call. He prayed for his children and loved us so. And we miss him more than he will ever know. Home is home no more Because dad can’t come to the door. But we hope to see him some day When it is our time to go away.
Notes:Joseph Calvin Gathings was son of John Joseph Gathings and Hannah Eveline BRASHER.No obituary was found for him on LDS microfilm #0247019, missing issues of Decatur County Herald newspaper, Decatur Co. TN.