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 John Avery Carney

John Avery Carney

Birth
Old Washington, Rhea County, Tennessee, USA
Death 5 Jan 1970 (aged 78)
Graysville, Rhea County, Tennessee, USA
Burial Dayton, Rhea County, Tennessee, USA
Memorial ID 54348708 · View Source
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"CARNEY, JOHN AVERY, 78, Graysville, Tenn., died Monday morning in Rhea County Hospital. Survivors, one daughter, Mrs. Kenneth Smith, Hopkinsville, Ky.; one son, Clark Carney, Hixson, Tenn., five grandchildren; two brothers, Will Carney, Chattanooga; Mynatt Carney, Dayton, Tenn., several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Old Washington Baptist Church with the Rev. J.L. Gates and the Rev. J.E. Cunningham officiating. Interment in Rhea Memory Gardens. Sawyers, Dayton in charge."
Source: Chattanooga Times, 7 Jan 1970

John Avery Carney married Cora Lee Clarke on 17 December 1922. He attended Grandview Normal School near Grandview, Tennessee with desire to become a school teacher. But after he and Cora purchased a farm, he decided to make farming his occupation.


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  • Created by: Nora Ann
  • Added: 1 Jul 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 54348708
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Avery Carney (29 Dec 1891–5 Jan 1970), Find A Grave Memorial no. 54348708, citing Rhea Memory Gardens, Dayton, Rhea County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Nora Ann (contributor 46961242) .