HERBERT E. ELLER, Former Crushed Stone President Dies at 91|
HERBERT E. ELLER
Herbert E. Eller, 91, of 3429 Hampton Ave., Nashville, Tenn., retired coowner of Eller and Olsen Construction and Stone Co., died Nov. 28 following an extended illness.
Burial was in Spring Hill Cemetery, Nashville.
Born and educated in Grandville, he was the son of the late John Harrison and Dorthelia Holliman Eller.
Mr. Eller moved to Nashville as a young man and in 1930 began with William Olsen of Nashville, the Eller and Olsen Construction and Stone Co., a paving firm. He retired 10 years ago.
In 1931, he married the former Miss Margaret Crow Robertson of Dixon, who is now deceased.
He was a member of Belmont United Methodist Church. He was the first president of the Crushed Stone Association of Tennessee, and a member of Edgefield Lodge 254, a 32nd degree Mason, and a Shriner.
He is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Edgar A. Diddle, Jr., Nashville; a son, Herbert Clayton Eller, Nashville; and a granddaughter, Miss Mary Eller Diddle, Nashville.
ASHEVILLE CITIZEN TIMES
8/19/1933 (sic. 1993?)
BLACK MOUNTAIN - Harold James Eller, 73, of 206 Kerlee Heights, died Tuesday, Aug. 17, in a local hospital after a period of declining health.
A native of McDowell County, he was the son of the late Earl and Pearl Steppe Eller. He retired from Air Preheater and was a U-S Army veteran of World War 11. He was a member of Ebenezer United Methodist Church.
He is survived by his wife, Clara Bradley Eller; two brothers, Howard Eller of Marion and the Rev. Joe Eller of Old Fort; and two sisters, Hellen Allison and Bobbie Walker, both of Old Fort.
Services will be at 3 p.m. Friday at Kirksey Funeral Home, Old Fort. The Revs. Steve McLain and Rusty Rector will officiate. Burial will be in McDowell Memorial Park.
The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to Ebenezer Choir Robe Fund, C/O Rev. Steve McLain, Route 1, Box 275, Old Fort, N.C. 28762.
Henry B. Hook
Retired newspaper publisher
Davenport, Iowa – Henry B. Hook, a retired publisher, died Friday at 83. Mr Hook published the former Times-Democrat, predecessor of the Quad-City Time, for 21 years before retiring in 1973.
Does anyone know if this was a relative of James W. Hook?