James Walter Presley

Submitted by Diane Bryant

The Southern Democrat

23 Oct 1941


James Walter Presley, aged about sixty-four years, died at his home in Oneonta Sunday. Mr. Presley suffered a stroked of paralysis the last day of August and gradually grew worse until his death. The deceased was a member of the Baptist Church and was a good man who had many friends.

Surviving are the widow, Mrs. Laura Presley, of Oneonta, five sons, Bob and Roy Presley, of Oneonta, Herman, of Birmingham, Eunice, of Allgood, and T.D. Presley, of Bradford; four daughters, Mrs. Ruby Miller, of Illinois, Mrs. Ola Harris, of Bradford, Mrs. Hazel Owen and Miss Thelma Presley, both of Oneonta.

Funeral services were conducted at the Oneonta Baptist Church by Revs. B.F. Dykes and T.B. Nation, Robinette in charge.