MIDDLESBORO DAILY NEWS
Friday, June 15, 1923
Carter County Merchant Despondent
Over Ill Health—Wife, Five Children Survive
GRAYSON, June 15. Despondent over ill health, John Flannery, 55, merchant at Olive Hill, former sheriff of Carter County, hung himself in the barn in the rear of his home early today. He looped a wire around his neck to a rafter and leaped from a manger. The body was found by his widow who, with five children survives.
Submitted by: David Tucker