ELMER L. PRIMM, 64, DIES VERY SUDDENLY AT 3 P.M. TUESDAY

Elmer L. Primm, 64, a resident of this community most of his life, passed away very suddenly about 3 p.m. Tuesday, September 23, at St. John’s Hospital.

He had worked on Monday at the bank where he had been cashier for 18 years, but felt indisposed on Tuesday and did report at the bank. He gradually grew worse and Dr. Hill was summoned about 1 p.m. and ordered removal to St. John’s Hospital but he passed away upon his arrival there.

He was born on a farm northeast of Athens, the son of the late Ninian and Agnes Mott Primm, where he grew to manhood.

He took an active part in the affairs of the town, being a member of the Methodist Church, a member of Van Meter Lodge 762, AF&AM, and a charter member of the Rotary club.

Surviving are his wife, Lynn; one daughter, Betty Tice of Greenview; two grandchildren; four brothers, Jay, Harry, and Lee, all of Athens, and Roy, of California; and one sister, Mrs. Frank Graham, of Athens.

Remains were removed to the Mott and Son Funeral Home, where services were held at 2 p.m. Thursday. Rev. J. W. Armstrong officiated.

Burial was made in Indian Point Cemetery.

Source: Athens Free Press, 26 September 1952



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