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Sunday, November 22, 2015

Sunday's Obituary: Ida Lee (Gatlin) Andrews

Nashville Tennesseean and Nashville American, 13 October 1916, page 13

   Mrs. Ida Lee Andrews died at the home of her sister, Mrs. John Bomar, 305 Eighteenth avenue, north, Thursday afternoon at 12:40 o'clock. She was the widow of Sam Andrews and mother of Perry Lee Andrews, who survive her. A complete funeral notice will be announced later.

Nashville Tennesseean and Nashville American, 14 October 1916, page 9

   The funeral services for Mrs. Ida Lee Andrews who died at the home of her sister, Mrs. John Bowman [Bomar], 305 Eighteenth avenue, north, will be held from the residence this morning at 9:30 o'clock, with services at the West End Methodist church at 10 o'clock by Rev. W. T. Haggard. The interment will take place at Mt. Olivet.
   The following are the pallbearers: W. I. Lightfoot, Joseph Cliff, Joe Kerrigan, Dr. W. H. Bailey, Samuel Hagle, Lyle Andrews, R. L. Hamilton, Arthur Hamby.

Ida Lee Gatlin was the daughter of my 3rd-great-grandparents William Dow Gatlin and Mary Nevins. She was born in August 1864 in Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee. She married William Samuel Andrews on 15 February 1881. Their son Perry Lee Andrews was born on 2 January 1883. Ida died in Nashville on 12 October 1916. She was buried in Mt. Olivet Cemetery on 14 October 1916.

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