Minnie E. Gregory

Oconee Enterprise
Friday, May 15, 1925
Page One

Mrs. M.E. Gregory Died At Her Home At Athens Monday

Mrs. M.E. Gregory, age 61, died at the family home on Meigs Street, at Athens Tuesday morning after a short illness. Mrs. Gregory is survived by eight children, Mrs. R.H. Johnson, Jr., of Atlanta, Mrs. Owen Fleming, of Jacksonville, Fla.: Mrs. J.E. Blizzard, of Miami, Fla.; Mrs. W.C. Thompson; Miss Irene Gregory, Mr. H.H. Gregory, of Jacksonville, Fla.; Messrs W.L. and E.W. Gregory of Athens; her mother, Mrs. Dena Whitehead; 6 grand children, 8 sisters, Mrs. Burke Betts, Mrs. L.N. Betts, and Mrs. Rufus Handly.

The funeral was conducted at the First Methodist church at Athens of which she was a member at 11 a.m. Wednesday morning, by Dr. S.E. Wasson, assisted by Dr. E.L. Hill.

Burial took place at Rays cemetery in our county by the side of her father, the late Mr. M.L. Whitehead. The pallbearers were Dr. L.N. Betts, Mr. Burke Betts, Dr. N.S. Arthur, Mr. Guy Comer, Mr. L.M. Steed and Mr. Jeff McDuffie.

Mrs. Gregory was a true Christian woman of the highest type, a good mother and a loving companion. Her death will bring sorrow to a large number of friends in our little county.

We extend to the bereaved relatives and friends our tenderest sympathy in this sad hour.