Son of Derrell J. & Rachel (Morris) Hart

Samuel Hart
Son of Derrel J. & Rachel (Morris) Hart

Mr. Samuel Hart a well known and highly esteemed citizen and farmer of the Mt Hermon vicinity died at his home between Mt Hermon and Flat Creek Sunday night after a lingering illness, aged about 73 years. He was a brother of Wm Hart and Elder Jesse Hart and leaves two other brothers all prominent citizens of the Flat creek and Southern section of Bedford County. He leaves besides these well know relatives, his wife and several grown children. Service and burial Monday at Mt Hermon
Shelbyville Times-Gazette 31 October 1918

Mary Owen (Patterson) Dowdle
26 December 1909 - 19 October 1996
Daughter of Lee Jefferson & Ocie (Petty) Patterson
Wife of Rufus Lee Dowdle

Mrs. Mary Owen Dowdle of Shelbyville died Saturday at Bedford County Nursing Home after an extended illness. Services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at Hillcrest Funeral Home with Wayne Smith officiating. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens. Visitation with the family will be 4 to 8 p.m. today. Mrs. Dowdle, 86, was a Bedford County native, the daughter of the late Lee Jefferson and Ocie Ola Petty Patterson. She was a retired licensed practical nurse with Bedford County General Hospital and a member of Thompson Creek Baptist Church. Survivors include her husband, Rufus L. Dowdle of Shelbyville; two brothers, John O. Patterson of Shelbyville and J. B. Patterson of Booneville, two sisters, Janie Mae Dodson of Estill Springs and Ocie Lee Frame of Chapel Hill. She was preceded in death by a brother, R. L. Patterson.
Contributed by Gene Morris Shelbyville Times-Gazette, 21 Oct 1996

David Samuel Hart
21 October 1898 - 01 May 1949
Son of John B & Arrie (Womack) Hart

Exie Odell Batt w/o David
25 January 1899 - 18 June 1967
Dau. of David & Cordelia (Towery) Batt

New Mt. Hermon Cemetery
Near Shelbyville, Bedford Co TN

Parents of James Thomas Hart, David C. Hart
and Mary Sue (Hart) Loveless

Photo taken May 8, 2004 Decoration Day Weekend

David C. Hart s/o David Samuel Hart
Funeral services for David C. Hart, 82, of Shelbyville, who died Friday at the Alvin C. York V.A. Medical Center in Murfreesboro, were today at Hillcrest Funeral Home with the Rev. Bobby McGee officiating. Burial followed at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens. A native of Huntsville, Ala., he was the son of the late David Samuel and Exie Odell Batt Hart. He was a retired heavy equipment mechanic at Tillett Brothers Construction Co. where he worked 26 years; a 15-year employee of Dixie Grain Co.; a member of Edgemont Baptist Church and a World War II veteran of the U.S. Army. Preceding him in death were two sons, James David Hart and Sammy Hart. Survivors include his wife of 58 years, Jessie McCarty Hart; three daughters, Sheila Crowell, Sheree Hill and Lavenia Green; two sons, Benjamin and Steve Hart, all of Shelbyville; a sister, Mary Sue Loveless; a brother, James Thomas Hart; 12 grandchildren, four step-grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Contributed by Gene Morris - Shelbyville Times-Gazette, dated 25 Sept. 2006

James David Hart
09 August 1950 - 22 August 1976
Son of David C. Hart & Jessie McCarty

James David (Little David) Hart, 26, a paramedic with the Metro Fire Department's ambulance service, died Sunday at Baptist Hospital in Nashville. Services will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Gowen-Smith Chapel with Rev. Philip Rosenbaum and Rev. George Carneal officiating. Burial will be in Hillcrest Memorial Gardens. A native of Bedford County, he was a resident of 111 Wade Dr. and was a member of Edgemont Baptist Church. Survivors include his parents, David C. and Jessie Lee McCarty Hart; two brothers, Steve and Ben Hart, all of Shelbyville; three sisters, Mrs. Lavenia Green, Covington, VA., Sheila and Sheree Hart, Shelbyville; and grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. J. F. McCarty, Shelbyville
Contributed by Gene Morris - Shelbyville Times-Gazette, 23 Aug 1976, p. 121