April 8, 1927 THE NASHVILLE TENNESSEAN Luther Flippen (Special to the Tennessean) Carthage, Tenn., April 7.--Funeral services for Luther Flippen, 65, banker, and for 20 years one of the leaders of the Democratic party in Smith county, were conducted today, with Judge John R. Aust of Nashville, a personal friend, as the chief memorial speaker.The Rev. Bunyan Smith, of the Baptist church, conducted the services.
Active pallbearers were J.L. Porter, W.H. Turner, Thomas Foster, N.B. Key, Ovid Neal A.C. Griggs, Jere Gardenhire, Edward Reynolds.
Honary pallbearers:C.C. Davis, G.E. Hackett, E. Pickering, Fred Myers, L.A. Ligon, H.B. McGinniss, Julian Fisher, W. F. Lee, M. J. Malone, S.R. Ward, R.L. Duvall, J.M. Cox, E.S. Hart, Jerry C. Davis,J.E. High, W.V. Ford, F.W. Yeaman, W.K. Webb, M.M. Ford, F.G. Bradford, J.H. Chism, F.F. Roberts.
Mrs. John R. Aust, Kirk Hart of Nashville, Mr. and Mrs. Lee Duke and Ed Turner of Gallatin, were mourners.
Tanscribed from orginal newspaper by Mary Bob McClain.