Tom Tate Hargrove

Tom Tate Hargrove

Mississippi, USA
Death 29 Jan 1958 (aged 57)
Tensas Parish, Louisiana, USA
Burial Newellton, Tensas Parish, Louisiana, USA
Memorial ID 71227858 · View Source
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NEWELLTON (Special) — Tom Tate Hargrove, 57, mayor of Newellton and executive vice president of the Tensas State Bank, died early today in a local hospital following a cerebral stroke suffered about noon yesterday.

Mr. Hargrove had driven home from meeting of bank officials in Baton Rouge earlier in the day and had been at his desk in the bank about five minutes, when he was stricken, friends say.

A native of Mississippi, Mr. Hargrove had been a resident of Newellton since 1924. He was a member of the Methodist Church, past president of the Masonic Lodge, a member of the Tensas parish school board and a member of the state parks commission.

Funeral services were scheduled for tomorrow at 10 a.m. at the Union Church at Newellton with the Rev. James Pool officiating. Burial will follow in Legion Memorial cemetery under the direction of Crothers Funeral Home of Tallulah.

Survivors include the widow, Mrs. Dell Poe Hargrove; one daughter, Mrs. Roy Young, Baton Rouge; two brothers, Marion V. Hargrove, Monroe, and Dudley Hargrove, Columbus, Miss., and two grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be W. E. Hawkins, A. E. Swanson, Frank Burnside, Ben Burnside, E. R. McDonald, Sr., Thompson L. Clarke, D. H. Ratcliff and Clyde V. Ratcliff.

Honorary pallbearers will be W. W. Burnside, George D. Bland, R. E. Williams, Dr. W. A. Chapman, Dr. Joseph R. Whitaker and L.D. [missing].

Published in The Monroe News-Star (LA), Wednesday, January 29, 1958

Thank You to Find A Grave contributor Ron Manley for providing the obituary.

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