LOUISE WYATT COLLECTION
Wilbur Joseph Threatt
Feb 12, 1899 – Aug 12, 1962
Dover, TN –Wilbur Joseph Threatt, 66, retired farmer of Route 3, Dover, died early yesterday at his home. Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Wyatt’s Chapel Methodist Church. Burial will be in Smith Cemetery, Big Rock, TN. The body is at his home. Threatt was a lifelong resident of Stewart County. He was a Methodist. Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Lois Christine Mitchell Threatt; two sons, Elmer Threatt, Big Rock; and Ennis Threatt, Dover; two daughters, Mrs. Zelma Gaines, Hopkinsville, KY; and Mrs. Charlene Atkins, Dover; three brothers, M. M. Threatt, Adams, TN; Ermon Threatt, Big Rock; and Willie Threatt, Indian Mound, TN; a sister, Mrs. Georgie Smith, Indian Mound; and 12 grandchildren.
(Note: Wilbur was a grandson of Matthew James and Martha L. Roper Threatt. He was a great grandson of Charles and Rachel Atkins Roper and a gg grandson of Rev. War soldier Lewis Atkins.)
Submitted by Kyle, Melanie and David Atkins on behalf of Louise Wyatt- Thank you!