“Clarence O. Hargrove Dies At Age Of 62---Mr. Clarence Oscar Hargrove died at Loudon Hospital on Thursday after an illness of only a short time. Funeral services were held at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Fork Creek on Sunday afternoon.
Mr. Hargrove was 62 years of age. Surviving are two brothers, Ben of Chattanooga, Edward and a nephew, Edward Jr., of Fork Creek. Officiating ministers were Rev. Hedgecock of Loudon and Rev. Watt of Maryville. The music was in charge of Mr. & Mrs. Robert Russell of Vonore, with Mrs. Russell at the piano. The church overflowed with sorrowing friends.
Those attending from a distance were Messrs Dave Kelso, Bart Greer, Gilbert Blankenship and Charles Davis of Loudon; Mr. & Mrs. W.J. McCrary, Mr. & Mrs. A.S. McCrary, Mr. & Mrs. William Fowler and Mrs. Mark Harrison and son of Philadelphia; Mr. & Mrs. W.O. Brakebill and Mrs. Howard Kirkpatrick of Madisonville; Mr. & Mrs. Walter Harrison, Mr. & Mrs. James Cathcart and daughter, Miss Elbertine, and Mr. & Mrs. Marshall Henley of Sweetwater, and Miss Helen Davis of Maryville.”