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Fifth Generation (Continued)

Family of Lizzie Beth STANFORD (31) & William Oscar GATELY

76. Lofton Eugene GATELY. Born on 7 Jun 1920. At the age of 50, Lofton Eugene died on 19 Aug 1970. Buried in Aug 1970 in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee.

Cause of Death: He was employed by the State of Tennessee and was working on Interstate 40 Highway when hit by a vehicle and died of injuries.

Lofton Eugene married Jessie Arthurleen COFFMAN, daughter of Francis Ivie COFFMAN (1886-1950) & Sarah Jane RAINEY (1892-1975). Born on 26 Feb 1924.

They had the following children:
i. Infant. Born in 1942. Infant died in 1942. Buried in 1942 in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee.

163 ii. Billy Eugene (1947-)
iii. Gary Lynn. Born on 22 Jul 1957.

Gary Lynn married Wanda Sue STANFORD.

77. William George GATELY. Born in 1908. At the age of 33, William George died in 1941. Buried in 1941 in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee.

William George married Leonia Susan POTEETE. Born in 1913. At the age of 86, Leonia Susan died in Jackson, Madison County, Tennessee on 9 Jul 1999. Buried on 11 Jul 1999 in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee. Occupation: Homemaker.

Obituary: Services for Leonia Susan Gately Ashcraft, 87, of Cedar Grove, were held at 1 p.m. Sunday, July 11, at Reed's Chapel in Lexington. Burial was in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Cedar Grove.  Mrs. Ashcraft, a homemaker, died Friday, July 9, at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital of heart failure. She was preceded in death by her husbands, Billy George Gately and Jessie Ashcraft; and two children, James Ashcraft and Blanch Teas. She is survived by six daughters, Robbie Akers of Adamsville, Billie Rayburn and Betty Leverett, both of Cedar Grove, Patricia Clendening of Wisconsin, Shirley McMullen and Brenda Parish, both of Elgin, Illinois; and a son, Sherewood Koch of Fullerton, California.

They had the following children:
i. Blanche.

ii. Robbie. Resided in Adamsville, McNairy County, Tennessee in 1999.

Robbie married AKERS.

iii. Billie C.. Born in 1936. Resided in Cedar Grove, Carroll County, Tennessee in 1999.

Billie C. married Gerald F. RAYBURN, son of Okie RAYBURN & Irene ECKLUND. Born in 1933. At the age of 58, Gerald F. died in 1991. Buried in 1991 in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee.

iv. Betty Lou. Resided in Cedar Grove, Carroll County, Tennessee in 1999.

Betty Lou married LEVERETT.

78. James GATELY.

James married Bennie Opal DOUGLAS, daughter of Sidney Albert DOUGLAS (1876-1917) & Willie Jefferson MEALS (1881-1954). Born on 11 Nov 1914 in Carroll County, Tennessee.

They had the following children:
164 i. Norma Jean (-1998)
165 ii. Jo Ann
iii. Sue.

Sue married Junior WHITE, son of Jack N. WHITE (1889-1947) & Maude FESMIRE (1903-1991).

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