Rains Co. Leader, Submitted by Elaine Nall Bay
September 13, 1929
W.T. Price Dies Monday P.M.
William Thomas Price died about 4 o’clock Monday afternoon at his home two miles northwest of Emory after a long illness, and his remains were laid to rest in the City Cemetery at 3:30 o’clock Tuesday afternoon in the presence of a large concourse of relatives and friends, Rev. N.L. Roberts, pastor of the Emory Baptist church conducting the funeral service. Mr. Price was born December 10, 1855 in West Point, Georgia. He was married to Miss Mattie Williams, December 5, 1876, who died January 26, 1924. To this union six children were born, all of whom survive. They are: Mrs. B.T. Spruill, Mrs. B.C. Harrison, Mrs. Leola Balliager, Walter T. Price, Mrs. C.F. Voos and P.W. Price. Twelve grandchildren and four great grandchildren also survive, and a sister, Mrs. J.W. Brown of Carterville, Georgia. The deceased joined the Baptist church forty-two years ago at Farmersville. He led an active life. He began as a grocery clerk and then was an employee of a railroad company, spending fifteen years being a conductor. He was also in business and spent about thirty years farming. The Leader joins with friends in offering sympathy to the bereaved family.