Retired Farmer Dies Saturday Herbert Vester Seratt, seventy -- six, Star Route, Lenox, retired farmer, died Saturday afternoon. He was a native of Chester County but had been a resident of Dyer County, where he was well known and esteemed, for many years. Funeral services were held at three o'clock this afternoon in the chapel of the Curry Funeral Home. The rites were said by the Reverend Herschel Pressler. Serving as pallbearers were J. C. Skills, Ivey Childress, David McBride and Ernest Childress. Interment was in Neely's Chapel Cemetery with Curry's in charge. Seratt is survived by his wife, Mrs. Ethel Hicks Seratt; three daughters, Mrs. Velma Battle of Chicago, Mrs. Maxine Sipes of Bolivar, and Miss Jane Seratt of Arlington Heights, Illinois; five sons, Jay Seratt of Dyersburg, Clifford Seratt of Chicago, Elbert Seratt of Miston, Jessie Seratt of Lansing, Michigan, and Melvin Seratt of Chicago; two sisters, Mrs. Carrie Viar of Missouri and Mrs. Ordell Viar of Lenox; four brothers, Will Seratt and John Seratt of Lenox, Alvy Seratt of RoEllen and Grady Seratt of Dyersburg; twenty - five grandchildren and twenty - nine great - grandchildren.
Herbert Seratt was my grandfather. I never got to meet him.If anyone has information on this family please let me know. Thank you, Lisa