FESMIRE, Mrs. Eula Hoy Age 89 years, of McKendree Manor, January 13, 1987. She is the widow of Rev. W.J. Fesmire.
Survived by daughters, Mrs. Anne Stapp, Mrs. Evelyn Simmons; sons, Dr. Robert Fesmire, Fleetwood C. Fesmire, Wilbur J.
Fesmire; sisters, Mrs. Hazel Strickland, Mrs. Ollie Prince, Mrs. Kate Smith, all of Camden; thirteen grandchildren;
nine great grandchildren. Funeral services 2 p.m. Thursday in the Woodlawn Chapel with Rev. Fred Blankenship
officiating. Interment Woodlawn Memorial Park. Grandsons will serve as Pallbearers. Visitation with the family
Wednesday 6 to 8 p.m. WOODLAWN FUNERAL HOME. 383-4754. 383-4754. 383-4754.
Eula Hoy Fesmire dies after long illness
Eula Hoy Fesmire, 89, died last night in McKendree Manor, after a long illness. Services will be held tomorrow at a
time to be announced at Woodlawn Funeral Home. Burial will be in Woodlawn Memorial Park. Visitation will be from 6 p.m.
until 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. Mrs. Fesmire was the widow of the Rev. W.J. Fesmire, a Methodist minister
minister for 35 years and a state correspondent for The Tennessean for 30 years while he served pastorates in the
Midstate area and as superintendent superintendent of the church's Baxter Lawrenceburg District He had also written
more than 300 short religious "meditations" for The Tennessean before his death in 1970. Mrs. Fesmire, a native of
Benton County, was an active Republican for many years. She was an honorary colonel on the staff of former Gov.
Winfield Dunn. Survivors include three sons. Dr. Robert Fesmire and Wilburg Fesmire, Nashville, and Fleetwood Fesmire,
Tallahassee, Fla; two daughters, Anne Stapp, Chattanooga and Evelyn Simmons, Memphis; three sisters, Kate Smith, Ollie
Prince and Hazel Strickland, Camden, Tenn.; 13 grandchildren and eight greatgrandchildren.4 5
- Tennessee, Delayed Birth Records, 1869-1909 Record for Eula Gay Hoy
- Social Security Death Index
- Find A Grave http://www.findagrave.com
- The Tennessean, 15 Jan 1987, Thu, Page 74
- The Tennessean, 14 Jan 1987, Wed, [First Edition], Page 10