Selected Families and Individuals


James Henry MC MINN

1.  James Henry McMinn, b. 01/30/1896, d. 09/22/1988, PVT US ARMY, Plt: W 1022, bur 09/26/1988.

2.  Marriage Book:  ML Vol 4 pg 192, Callahan County, Texas.

3.  Not documented but looks like the right person.

4.  Buried in Fort Logan  National Cemetery, Denver, Colorado.

Calvin Roy BIRLEW "Sr"

1.  Calvin died as a result of an auto accident.


1.  Naoma died as result of auto accident.


1.  Mark A. Williams of North Wilkesboro, North Carolina, reports that J. T. Williams is still living in Maryville, Tennessee as of 22 Apr 2004, and believes the correct date of birth is 9 Jan 1910.  

2.  He was married five 4 women....he married Cora Elizabeth Smith twice.


    J. T. "Tee" Williams, age 96, passed away at the home of his daughter in Wildwood, Tuesday, July 11, 2006.  
     J. T. served his country in the US Army Air Forces in the Pacific theater during WW II.  
     Tee was a retired Blount and Grainger County farmer.  He was a member of Indian Ridge Baptist Church.  He loved to play cards and was an avid fisherman.
     Those who knew him will always remember him for his strong character, humor, and generosity.  He loved his family with all his heart and count them and his friends as his earthly treasure.  
     Born on January 10, 1910 in Carrollton, Texas to the late Sam and Artie Willisms, he was the fifth child and the last living sibling of three sisters and four brothers.  
     He was also preceded in death by wives Bertha (Comer) Williams, Alice (Comer) Williams, and Elizabeth (Smith) Williams and by daughters Naoma Birlew and Mary Ruth Moore-Crittenden.  J. T. leaves to mourn his passing:  daughters, Glenadean Dizon of San Jose, California, Rosie Williams of Leighton, Alabama, and Lois Williams of Maryville;  sons and daughters-in-law, Neal and Rhonda Williams of Louisville and Allen and Jamie Williams of Knoxville;  and many beloved grandchildren and great-granchildren;  and several nieces and nephews.   
     The family would like to express sincere appreciation to Dr. Teresa Salazar-Caton and Blount Hospice for every kindness and excellent care.  Special acknowledgement andheartfelt gratitude to devooted caregivers and friends, Vicki Vogt and Maxine Okoye and special grand daughters Donna Talley and Gloria Williams for many hours devoted in love to Papaw.
    Funeral service will be held 7:45 p.m. Thursday, July 13, 2006 at Miller Funeral Home Cedar Chapel, Rev. Allen Williams officiating.  Interment will be held 11:00 a.m. Friday at Ballard's Chapel Cemetery.  The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. until 7:45 p.m. Thursday at Miller Funeral Home, Maryville.

Laura Alice COMER

1.  She died afte Aneurism during childbirth due to enlarged heart caused her to lose her mind.

William Edward MOORE

1.  William died of a heart attack.


1.  Funeral was held at Miller Funeral Home of Maryville, Tennessee.