Huntsville Daily Times

Sunday, May 24, 1931




Prominent ex-Confederate Soldier Passed Away Friday Night


Jack J. GRAYSON, 82, died at six o’clock on Friday night at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Lawrence BRAZELTON in the Big Cove.  Funeral services will be at the Camp Ground Cemetery in the Big Cove at 10 o’clock today with the Rev. N. R. FRENCH of Gurley officiating.  Pickens and Son will be in charge of arrangements.


Mr. Grayson was a Confederate Soldier, serving with Alabama and Tennessee troops.  After the war he engaged in farming and was a very successful businessman.  He was considered a splendid type of citizen and was liked and respected by all those who knew him.  In politics he was a Democrat.


Mrs. Grayson who was a Miss Webster preceded her husband to the grave by 15 years.


Surviving are Mrs. J. H. ROBERTS, of Gurley, Mrs. L. W. BRAZELTON, Owens Cross Roads, Mrs. J. K. HAIRSLIP, Gurley, Mrs. O. R. MOORE, Gurley, Mrs. S. A. GRAYSON of Owens Cross Roads and one sister Mrs. George McGAHA of Cooper, Texas.


Pallbearers will be his grandsons; Jack ROBERTS, Ellis BRAZELTON, J. W. BRAZELTON, Wilson BRAZELTON, Curtis HAIRSLIP and Ethan NUNN.