WILLIAM THOMAS PIRTLE DIES, LIVED HERE MANY YEARS
William Thomas Pirtle, 62, died suddenly Friday morning at his
residence, 754 Oak street. He had been a resident of Chattanooga for
twenty-five years, but made his home in Florida for the past several
years, returning to Chattanooga last July. He was district accountant
for the Railway Express Agency and had been connected with the express
company for more than forty years. He is survived by his widow, Ruth
Pirtle, a son, W. R. Pirtle, of Rome, GA; a daughter,
Mrs. Paul Cheney, of Albany, N.Y.; a brother, Robert Burgher Pirtle,
of Chattanooga, and three sisters, Mrs. C. L. Taylor, of Mason, TN;
Martin, of Memphis, and Mrs. Joseph Martin, of Batesville, MS. The
following are asked to serve as pallbearers; J. V. McLaughlin, H. B.
Magill, C. B. Herrington, B. W. Hendricks, J. W. Lloyd and H. B.
Lankeater. Interment will be made in Forest Hills cemetery in charge
of J. H. Wann & Son.
The Chattanooga Times, September 10, 1932.