Gospel preacher listed in Preachers of Today, Vol. 1, 1952, 9. He was baptized by Frank Young in 1891. His training included Burritt College, Spencer, TN and Nashville Bible School.
John Emmett Acuff, Saturday morning, February 14, 1970. Survived by daughter; Mrs. Robert Fox, Gainesboro, Tenn. Sons; Milton L., Leslie K., Jasper F. And John E. Acuff Jr. all of Nashville. 8 grandchildren, 4 great. Remains are at the Chapel of Pettus-Owen & Wood, 4506 Charlotte Ave. Services from the Charlotte Ave. Church of Christ, Monday afternoon at 1:30 conducted by Dr. A. C. Pullias, Dr. Mac Wayne Craig and Bro. Willard Collins. The following will please serve as pallbearers: Honorary; Elders and Deacons of Charlotte Ave. Church of Christ, Board of Directors of David Lipscomb College. Officers of Life and Casualty Insurance Co. Active; Clement and D. J. McDaniel, Howard Acuff, Robert Edwards and John Richard Fox, George B. Brandt, Douglas Doty, and Paul Ackerman. Interment Mt. Olivet. Pettus Owen & Wood, 292-2392. Source: Nashville Tennessean - 15 Feb 1970 - pg. D16.
Tina Irvine McDaniel Acuff
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