Macon County, TN Funeral Home Transcriptions

Reproduced with the permission of Mary Pryor from the CD of her transcriptions "Funeral Home Records" -- Available through the Macon County Historical Society.

Key: RBS = Red Boiling Springs



Nancy Alice Speakman Pryor

d. 12-28-1957 Rt 3 RBS, TN
b. 1-20-1873 Jackson County, TN
age: 84 yr 11 mo 8 da
female white married
Last Res: Macon County, Tenn
Occ: housewife
Hus: Bennett [Wm Bennett Pryor]
Father: Bob Speakman born Tenn
Mother: Martha Addiville ________ [Allen] born Tenn
Phy: Dr. Short RBS, TN
Info: Mrs. Girvous Pryor RBS, TN
Inter: 12-29-1957
Cemetery: Whitley RBS, TN

William Bennett Pryor

d. 6-26-1960 home R 3 RBS, Tenn
b. unknown Jackson County, Tenn
age: about 84 yr [June 1881]
male white widowed
Last Res: Macon County, Tenn
Occ: farmer
Wife: Alice Speakman [Nancy Alice Speakman]
Father: Sid Pryor [Sidney Stanton Pryor]
Mother: unknown [Abbie Scott]
Phy: Dr. C. J. Short City [RBS]
Info: Girvis Pryor R 3 RBS, Tenn
Inter: 6-27-1960
Cemetery: Whitley RBS, Tenn
Clergy: Jimmy Cook
Paid: Wiley Pryor

Johnie Wesley Andrew Pryor (aka Donald Beasley)

d. 8-14-1966 Lebanon, Tenn
b. 2-2-1945 KY 21 yr 6 mo 12 da
male white married
Last res: Hueytown, Ala.
Occ: supermarket employee
Wife: Patricia Phillips
Father: Henry Beasley {foster father]
Fatjer: [biological father: Willie Dee Pryor]
Mother: Audrey Parsley [foster mother]
Mother: [biological mother: Ella Belle Owens]
Cause: car wreck
Info: Mrs. Henry Beasley RBS, Tenn
Inter: 8-17-1966
Cemetery: Bethany, Macon County, Tenn
Clergy: Jimmy Cook

Frances Pryor York

Services: Oct 19, 1970, 3 pm, funeral home
d. 10-17-1970 home
b. 9-1-1897 Jackson County, Tenn
Age: 73 yr 1 mo 16 da
female white married
Last res: R 2 RBS
Occ: housewife
Hus: Willie York
Father: Sid Pryor Mother: __________
Phy: Dr. Wendell Hurt Tompkinsville, KY
Info: Mrs. Clara B. Heady R 3 RBS
Inter: 10-19-1970 Cemetery: Whitley RBS
Clergy: Goldman Davenport

Roy Randall Pryor

Services: Dec 14, 1972 9 am Funeral home
d. 12-10-1972 Cleveland, Ohio
b. 3-3-1942 Macon County
Age: 30 yr 9 mo 7 da
male white married.
Last res: 1679 Coventry Rd. Cleveland, Ohio
Occ: ___
Wife: Lisa Miller
Father: Girvis Pryor.
Mother: Kathleen Beasley
Cause: gunshot
Info: Lisa Pryor
Inter: 12-14-1972 Cemetery: Bethany Macon County
Clergy: Robert Crabtree
Paid: Girvis Pryor; Flynn-Mylott [Funeral home]

Cassie Emma Pryor Cassetty

d. 8-21-1973 Gallatin, Tenn
b. 10-14-1902 Jackson County
Age: 70 yr 10 mo 7 da
female white married
Last res: R 1 RBS
Occ: housewife
Hus: Eslie E. Cassetty
Father: Amos C. Pryor
Mother: Lucy Belle Hensley
Phy: Max Painter Gallatin, Tenn
Info: Mr. Cassetty R 1 RBS, Tenn
Inter: 8-23-1973
Cemetery: Whitley RBS, Tenn
Clergy: Jimmy Cook
Paid: Pearl Pryor

Liesa Pryor Johnson

d. 8-30-1973 San Jose, Calif
b. 1-6-1945 ______
Age: 28 yr 7 mo 24 da
female white _____
Last res: San Jose, Calif
Occ: ____
Hus: James G. Johnson [1st div] & Roy Pryor [2nd wid]
Father: Wallace Miller
Mother: __________
Cause: gunshot
Inter: 9-2-1973
Cemetery: Bethany Macon County
Clergy: Robert Crabtree
Paid: James G. Johnson C/o Luke Graham 2705 Alcoa Apt # 4 Las Vegas, Nevada

Daisy Isabelle Pryor Kirby \ Curtis [Kirgan]

[Kirby crossed out; correct name should be Kirgan]
Services: Jul 23, 1974 2 pm Funeral home
d. 7-21-1974 Crestview Nursing Home
b. 3-13-1899 Jackson County, Tenn
Age: 75 yr 4 mo 8 da
female white widowed
Last res: R 3 RBS
Occ: housewife
Hus: ______ Curtis [Curtis Kirgan] [md Oct 1, 1938 Barren County, KY to Curtis Kirgan born 1884; s/o Alfred B. & Jemima (Williams) Kirgan]
Father: William Bennett Pryor
Mother: Nancy Alice Speakman
Phy: Bobby Watts
Info: Gervis Pryor R 5 Lafayette, Tenn
Inter: 7-23-1974
Cemetery: Whitley RBS
Clergy: Jimmy Cook
Paid: Gervis Pryor

Willie Dee Pryor

Services: Jan 14, 1976, 2 pm Funeral home. 1-12-1976 Glasgow, Ky
b. 7-20-1910 Jackson County, TN
Age: 65 yr 5 mo 23 da
male white divorced [?]
Last res: R 6 Glasgow, Ky
Occ: _____
Wife: [1st Ella Belle Owens; 2nd Virgie Carver; 3rd Dovie (Andrews) Harrison
Father: William Bennett Pryor
Mother: [Nancy] Alice Speakman
Cause: stroke
Phy: _____Whiteside Glasgow, Ky
Inter: 1-14-1976
Cemetery: Bethany Macon County, Tenn.
Clergy: Jimmy Cook
Paid: James Pryor LaVergne, Tenn; Willie Dee Pryor, Jr. R 2 Box 12 B Pleasant Shade, Tenn.

Annie Baker York

Services: Jan 25, 1976 2 pm Funeral home
d. 1-23-1976 R 1 RBS, Tenn
b. 4-9-1911 Macon County
Age: 64 yr 9 mo 14 da
female white widowed.
Last res: RBS, Tenn
Occ: housewife
Hus: Jesse York
Father: Ulys Baker
Mother: Mary Pryor
Phy: K. R. Crabtree Gamaliel, Ky
Info: Shirley Browning RBS, Tenn
Inter: 1-25-1976 Cemetery: Whitley RBS.
Clergy: Danny Patrick
Paid: Perry Browning; Shirley Browning; Macon County; United Family Life.

Eslie Ella Cassetty

Services: Sep 2, 1980 3 pm Funeral home
d. 8-31-1980 Madison Memorial Hospital
b. 7-13-1903 Macon County, TN
Age: 77 yr 1 mo 8 da.
white male widowed
Last res: 591 N. Dupont Madison, TN
Occ: lineman - Tri County Electric.
Wife: Carrie Pryor
Father: Robert Cassetty
Mother: Myrtle Pearson
Phy: Thomas Mogan Hendersonville, TN. Info: Myrtlene Spears 1111 Richmond Dr. Nashville, TN Inter: 9-2-1980 Cemetery: Whitley RBS, TN. Clergy: Jimmy Cook Paid: Raymond Pryor; Myrtlene Spears; Imogene Woods; Gwendalyn Hagan; Fred Pryor; Robert Spears.

William Wiley Pryor

Services: May 29, 1982 1 pm Funeral home
d. 5-27-1982 Macon Gen. Hospital
b. 2-10-1913 Jackson County, TN
Age: 69 yr 3 mo 17 da.
male white married
Last res: R 3 RBS, TN
Occ: RBS city employee - sanitation dept.
Wife: Mary Frances Roberts
Father: William Bennett Pryor
Mother: Nancy Alice Speakman.
Phy: Marvin Deck Lafayette, TN
Info: Girvis Pryor R 5 Lafayette, TN
Inter: 5-29-1982. Cemetery: Bethany Macon County, TN
Clergy: David Dyer
Paid: Girvis Pryor / bank.

Girvis V. Pryor

Services: Sep 19, 1983 2 pm Chapel
d. 9-16-1983 Mid State Baptist Nashville, TN
b. 4-8-1903 Jackson County, TN
Age: 80 yr. male white married
Last res: R 5 Lafayette, TN
Occ: farmer
Wife: Cleo Murray [Crowder Ferguson Pryor ] [3rd] [1st Nola Hix; 2nd Kathrine Beasley]
Father: Bennett Pryor
Mother: Alice Speakman
Phy: Paul Laton Nashville, TN.
Info: Cleo Pryor R 5 Lafayette, TN
Inter: 9-19-1983
Cemetery: Bethany RBS, TN
Clergy: Morgan Medlin
Paid: Cleo Pryor

Willie Bob York

Services: Feb 14, 1988 2 pm Chapel.
2-12-1988 Westside Hospital - Nashville, TN
b. 3-2-1913 Jackson County, TN
Age: 74 yr white male married
Last res: R 3 RBS, TN
Occ: Sadler Lumber Co. - North Springs, TN
Wife: Ruth Carver [& Frances Pryor]
Father: Bob York
Mother: Katherine Colter
Phy: Thomas J. Davis Info: Billy York Lebanon, TN
Inter: 2-14-1988
Cemetery: Whitley RBS, TN
Clergy: Keith Clark
Paid: Ralph Freeman; Jimmy Ray York; Estis Sims; Stella Dozier.

Larry Wayne Atkins

Services: May 6, 1990 3 pm Chapel
d. 5-4-1990 Vanderbilt Hospital
b. 2-18-1964 Monroe County, Ky
26 yr male white divorced.
Last res: P. O. Box 24 RBS, TN
Occ: sawmill worker
Wife: ___________________
Father: Samuel Thomas Atkins
Mother: Sarah Pryor
Cause: automobile accident
Phy: Gretel Harlan Nashville, TN
Info: Brenda Atkins P. O. Box 24 RBS, TN
Inter: 5-6-1990 Cemetery: Mt Vernon Clay County, TN.
Clergy: ______
Paid: Brenda Atkins; Judge Dallas, County; Tina Atkins; Patsy Craighead

Jimmy Ray York

Services: Oct 3, 1990 2 pm Chapel
d. 10-1-1990 St Thomas Hospital
b. 12-16-1939 Macon County, TN
50 yr
male white divorced.
Last res: Gen Del RBS, TN
Occ: logger
Wife: __
Father: Willie York
Mother: Frances Pryor
Phy: Michael Rodriguez Nashville, TN
Info: Billy Joe York 117B Hankins Dr. Lebanon, TN
Inter: 10-3-1990. Cemetery: Whitley RBS, TN Clergy: ___
Paid: Billy York; Teresa Adams; Insurance

Mrs. Katharine B. Pryor

d. 02-26-1952 Macon County, TN
b, 11-09-1900 IND
Hus: Girvis Pryor
Father: Henry Beasley
Mother: Sirah Beasley [Sarah Harper]
Info: Girvis Pryor RBS
Cemetery: Bethany RT 3 RBS

Bobby Ray Atkins

Services: July 22, 1956 2 pm ??
d. 7-21-1956 RBS R 2
b. 4-30-1956 Jackson County, TN
2 mo 21 da
Father: Sammy T. Atkins born Clay County, TN
Mother: Sarah Pryor born Macon County, TN
Phy: Dr. Johnson Gainsboro
Info: Sammy Atkins RBS R 1
Inter: 7-22-1956
Cemetery: Miles Cross Roads Clay County, TN
Clergy: Shelby Forkum






 

 

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