Family of Josephus CARNAL (57) & Mary Frances SCOTT (82)
On 20 Nov 1934 when Frances Manerva was 15, she married Raymond Addison BRIDGES, son of Lee Osco BRIDGES (1879-1964) & Suda Adale HAMPTON (1894-1986). Born on 18 Dec 1914. At the age of 77, Raymond Addison died on 7 Apr 1992. Buried in Apr 1992 in Hampton Cemetery, Carroll County, Tennessee.
They had the following children:
119. Donie CARNAL. Born on 23 Oct 1916.
On 7 Jul 1935 when Donie was 18, she married Homer Huston LAWS, son of Goethe Grecian LAWS (1891-1960) & Sophie Virgie CRIDER (1894-1985), in Carroll County, Tennessee. Born on 17 Dec 1915 in Carroll County, Tennessee. At the age of 84, Homer Huston died in Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee on 13 Sep 2000. Buried in Sep 2000 in Woodlawn Memorial Park, Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee.
Obituary: Homer Huston Laws, 84, of Nashville, died Wednesday, September 13, at Wedgewood Nursing Home in Nashville, after an illness of one year. Services were held on Friday, September 15, at 2:30 p.m. at Woodlawn Funeral Home. Bro. Tim Alexander, Bro. Gary Dodd, ministers, and Bro. Edward Coursey, a long-time co-worker at R.C. Bottling co., officiated. Burial followed in the Woodlawn Memorial Park. Pallbearers were nephews, Dennis Laws, Kerry Don Laws, Danny Haywood, Paul Simmons, Gene Thompson and Steve Morris. Honorary pallbearers were the Elders and Deacons of Vultee Church of Christ, George England and Dr. Richard Garman. Mr. Laws, the son of the late Goethe and Grecian Laws and Sophia Crider Laws of Carroll County, was born on December 17, 1915, the third of 12 children. He was preceded in death by his parents, and two sisters, Lucetta, an infant sister, and Irene Rodgers. He and his wife, Donie Carnal Laws, moved to Nashville in October 1935, and he went to work for R.C. Bottling Company. He retired after 40 years of service with them. He and Donie traveled extensively, enjoying their retirement. He is survived by his loving wife of 65 years, Donie Carnal Laws; a daughter, Sandra Laws; three grandchildren, Donald Edwards, Karen Edwards and Kenneth Edwards, and six great-grandchildren, all of the San Diego, California area; five brothers, Joe Laws and John Laws of Illinois, Odell Laws of Nashville, and Waldon Laws and Wilburn Laws, both of Huntingdon; and four sisters, Doye Simmons, Juanita McCord, Dorothy Sanders and Evola Thompson, all of Huntingdon.
They had one child:
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