A prominent minister and church leader who was pastor of churches in Texas, Arkansas, and Tennessee, Rev. W. T. Ingram, died in a hospital in Longview, Texas, February 21. He had been in declining health for several years and suffered heart attacks before the one which proved to be fatal.
The funeral services were held in the Elmira Chapel church, Longview, Texas, February 23, with the pastor, Dr. L.L. Thomas officiating.
He was pastor of the Concord church, Troup, Tex., at the time, and was a member of the General Assembly's Birthplace Shrine Commission. He served for a number of years on the old Board of Tithing and Budget and the Board of Finance. Pastorates he held in recent years were at Liberty and First church, Clarksville, Tenn., Dyersburg, Tenn., and Marshall, Texas.
Surviving are his wife, three sons, Lyman Ingram, an attorney and elder at Dyersburg, Tenn., Dr. W.T. Ingram, Jr., professor in the Seminary at McKenzie, Tenn., Rev. Joe Ingram, and two daughters.
[Source: The Cumberland Presbyterian, March 5, 1957, page 4]
Rev. W. T. Ingram - 68 - February 21, 1957 - McAdow Presbytery
[Source: Minutes of the General Assembly of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1957, page 124]
Mrs. Lillian Johnston (Mrs. W. T.) Ingram, Sr., 84, February 10 , Longview, Texas after a long illness. Survivors include 3 sons, W. T. Ingram, Jr., President of Memphis Theological Seminary; Lyman Ingram, Dyersburg, Tenn.; Joe Ingram, Oklahoma City; two daughters, Mrs. Henry Armstrong, Longview, Texas; Mrs. T. O. Scales, Kilgore, Texas; grandchildren and great grandchildren.
[Source: The Cumberland Presbyterian, March 12, 1974, page 3]