Mr. Wm. Greer

Submitted by Robin Sterling

The Blount County Journal,
19 Jun 1914

Dies At Ripe Old Age

Mr. Wm. Greer, died Sunday morning at the home of his daughter at Greasy Cove. He had reached the ripe old age of 89 years and five months. Mr. Greer was a Baptist minister, having preached the word of God for fifty years. He had resided in this County for a number of years, where he was held in high esteem by all who knew him. Deceased is survived by several children, two of whom were at his bedside at the time of his death while the others reside in Tennessee. Funeral services were conducted by Rev. L.T. Fendley, who was a close friend of Mr. Greer, and was assisted by Rev. Tom Pince. Interment took place in Old Bethlehem Cemetery Monday afternoon.