Robert Lewis Fitzgerald

Robert Lewis Fitzgerald, 61, an employee of the Southern Railway for thirty-eight years died suddenly Monday morning in a local hospital.  He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Jessie Bennett Fitzgerald; one son, R. L. Fitzgerald, Jefferson City; one granddaughter, Helen Fitzgerald, Jefferson City; one niece, Catherine Harmon, Chicago, Ill; three brothers, Elbert and Herbert Fitzgerald, of Chattanooga, and Garrett Fitzgerald, of Ooltewah; one sister, Mrs. Luther Hamby of Ooltewah.  Funeral services will be held Wednesday morning at 10 o'clock at the Eastdale Baptist Church, conducted by the Revs. R. R. Denny and J. D. Bethune.  Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery.  Active pallbearers will be:  C. B. Burgess, A. P. Coe, T. S. Senter, Roy Furgerson, H. F. McDaniel and R. F. Ault.  Honorary pallbearers will be Judge Will Cummings, C. E. Camp, Wiley Couch, Fletcher Morgan, W. R. Erwin, Fred Payne, F. G. Redwine, R. A. McBrien, Eli Tallent, Dr. J. B. Fitts.  Also members of Brotherhood of Railway Carmen and Belt Railway employees.  The body is at the residence 901 Tunnel boulevard. Arrangements by the National Funeral Home.
The Chattanooga Times, May 27, 1941.

Submitted by Phebe Morgan