Fred Matthew Wattenbarger
Madisonville Democrat, (Monroe Co. TN) Wednesday, April 23, 1941:
“Fred Matthew Wattenbarger, 72 years of age, died at his home in Sweetwater last week.
He is survived by three sons, Bill, Oscar and Mack, all of near Sweetwater; a daughter, Mrs. Josie Drury, of Wilmore, Ky.; a sister, Mrs. Laura Barnes, of Iowa City, Iowa; 26 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Funeral was held at Bethel Baptist Church in McMinn County. Burial was at Christianburg.”