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 William Lilburn Bottom

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William Lilburn Bottom

  • Birth 4 Jul 1892 Casey Creek, Adair County, Kentucky, USA
  • Death 17 Feb 1969 Oneida, Scott County, Tennessee, USA
  • Burial Pall Mall, Fentress County, Tennessee, USA
  • Memorial ID 24434954

Son of Serena (Williams) and Lazarus Bottom and husband of my aunt Emmer (Bryant) Bottom.

In the 1900 census, it is indicated that Serena had 4 children, but only three were still at home, Claud, James and Lilburn.

His obituary from the February 21, 1969 Scott County News:

William Lilburn Bottom, 68, of New River passed away at the Scott County Hospital Monday, February 17, 1969 after an illness of two years. He was a veteran of WWI. Survivors, wife, Mrs. Opal Wilson Bottom of New River; five daughters, Mrs. Ruby Newport of Cincinnati, Ohio, Mrs. Beatrice Wyatt of Crossville, Mrs. Frances Baty of Springport, Indiana, Margaret Ann Bottom and Ada Marie Bottom of Muncie, Indiana; two sons, Troy Eugene Bottom of New River, Robert Bottom of Crossville, one brother, James S. Bottom of Russell Springs, Kentucky; seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Funeral services were conducted from the West Funeral Home Chapel 10 a.m. Thursday, February 20, 1969 with the Rev. Carl Jeffers officiating. Burial followed in the Wolf River Cemetery, American Legion Post 136 was in charge of military honors at graveside. West Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

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Gravesite Details His obituary had a couple of spelling errors including his middle name. They are corrected here.
  • Created by: J.Sullivan
  • Added: 6 Feb 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 24434954
  • Rich Vance
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for William Lilburn Bottom (4 Jul 1892–17 Feb 1969), Find A Grave Memorial no. 24434954, citing Wolf River Cemetery, Pall Mall, Fentress County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by J.Sullivan (contributor 46827102) .