Following is a transcription of the above person's (TN) obituary from the Dickson County Herald dated Thurs. Mar. 4, 1965:
"Funeral services for A. B. LAMASTUS, 95, were held Wednesday, February 24, at 2:30 p.m. in the chapel of the Dickson Funeral Home, Brother John Lampley officiating, with burial in the Dickson Union Cemetery.
Mr. LAMASTUS died Monday night, February 22, at his home in West Dickson at 204 Freeman Avenue, after a long illness.
He was a native of the Yellow Creek community of Dickson County, son of George and Rebecca LAMASTUS. He had been living in Dickson for over fifty years and before retiring had operated a public draying business here for a number of years. He had been a member of the Walnut Grove Baptist Church for over 70 years.
Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Dee Bruce Hardesty of Dickson and Mrs. Bob Lawhorn of Nashville; two sons, John LAMASTUS of Dickson and Wesley LAMASTUS of Murfreesboro; 16 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren."
Reprinted by permission of the Dickson County Herald.
(NOTE from Vanessa Slea: Yes, the obituary said "24 great-grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren." That was not our transcription error.)