Funeral services for Joe Allen Mansfield, farmer, who died at his home here February 10 (1948), were held Wednesday, February 11 at 2 p.m. in the Providence Baptist Church with Brother Lowrance, of Maury City, the officiating minister. Burial was in Providence Cemetery with Ronk Funeral Home in charge of the services
Mr. Mansfield is survived by his wife; six children, Mrs. Annie Hatch, Marvin Mansfield, William Mansfield, Mrs. Ola May Hensley, Mrs. Merle Love, Mrs. Rebecca Peace; one brother, Mr. Tolley Mansfield and two sisters, Mrs. Lou Burnett and Mrs. Maudie Midgett.
Joe Allen Mansfield is my twice great-grandfather. He was born in Crockett County, Tennessee on 18 Dec 1880 to James and Mary Ann Brassfield Mansfield. His married Maudie May Griggs (1884-1979) on 26 Dec 1899 in Crockett County.
This was published on Thursday, 12 Feb 1948 in the Crockett Times, Alamo, Tennessee,Vol. 15, No. 50.