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 James Abram “Jim” Setliff

James Abram “Jim” Setliff

Birth
Lynchburg, Moore County, Tennessee, USA
Death 15 Jan 2011 (aged 84)
Atlanta, DeKalb County, Georgia, USA
Burial Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown
Memorial ID 100150108 · View Source
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James (Jim) was the son of R.B. and Emma Setliff, of Lynchburg, TN, where R.B. owned a department store and other buildings on the town square. Following the death of his father, he spent much time with his cousins at the Bearden home there in Lynchburg, as his mother worked to support the two of them.

He graduated from Moore Co. High School in Lynchburg and then joined the U.S. Navy, serving part of his time in San Antonio, Texas. Following that, he completed his education and was associated with Furman University, Vanderbilt University, Stanford University and the University of Hawaii. He was a professor of chemistry and a research scientist.

It was in Honolulu he met his wife-to-be, Margaret Holden, about 1967.In 1992, the couple relocated to Atlanta, where they remained until their deaths. They were married for about 40 years and had no children.


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  • Created by: Gerald Staggs
  • Added: 4 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100150108
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Abram “Jim” Setliff (18 Jul 1926–15 Jan 2011), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100150108, ; Maintained by Gerald Staggs (contributor 20947500) Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown.