Following is a transcription of the above person's (TN) obituary from The Dickson County Herald of Dickson, TN, dated Friday, January 22, 1909:
After a brief illness Mrs. Sallie McLemore, mother of J. P. McLemore, proprietor of the McLemore Hotel, died at the home of her son, here, at an early hour Wednesday morning aged 80 years. The remains were conveyed Wednesday to Flatwoods, Wayne County, the former home of the deceased, where they were interred Thursday. Deceased was an excellent woman and her long life was replete with noble deeds.
Initial transcription by Stan Magnesen. Verified and prepared by Vanessa Slea.