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Thomas B. Yeargin, 74, Was Active on Charities Commission
Thomas B. Yeargin, 74, well-known member of the Davidson county court, who had seen more that thirty years service in that body, died Wednesday afternoon at 2:40 o'clock at a local Infirmary after an illness of several months.

    Funeral services were held Thursday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock from the residence of Mrs. Sam R. Campbell, Lynnwood Boulevard, conducted by Dr. W.F. Powell of the First Baptist church.  Burial was in Mt. Olivet cemetery.

    Honorary pallbearers were members of the county court.  Active pallbearers were Judge Litton Rickman, John Early, Thomas Nance, Ed Holt, R.S. Seay, William B. Shelton, Ernest N. Ralston and Dr. J.J. Lentz.

    Squire Yeargin was born in Nashville, the son of J.A. and Louise Minor Yeargin.  He attended the public schools and for more than thirty years was connected with the clothing establishment of Charles P. Ellis Co.

    During his service in the county court he had been active on the charities commission, in which he manifested a deep interest, and his co-workers found a willing and cheerful worker for all unfortunate coming under his observation.
    His last work as a member of the court was as a member of the committee on the new bridge at Old Hickory.

    He was married to Miss Emma Manlove of Nashville, who died in 1924. For many years he had resided in 1924 Fatherland Street.

    Surviving are the following children:  Mrs. Sam R. Campbell, Mrs. J.W. Gillock, Herman and Thomas B. Yeargin, Jr.  Mrs. B.P. Key of New York and Mrs. C.W. Williams of Nolensville, sisters, also survive.

Nashville newspaper, Nashville, TN.  Apr 1927
[Death was 16 Apr 1927.  Emma Manlove was his second wife. Addie Williams, his first wife and my ancestress, died 14 Mar 1891.]