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Jonathan J Foley, Sr, – Saturday afternoon, March 4, 1967, at a local infirmary. Survived by son, Jonathan J Foley, Jr; granddaughter Ms. Betty Foley; grandson Jonathan J Foley III. Remains are at the Chapel of Martin’s and Bracey-Walsh, 209 Louise Ave. where services will be held Monday afternoon at 3 o’clock. Conducted by Rev. Robert S Hayden. Interment Woodlawn. Pallbearers announced later. Martins & Bracey=Welsh Inc., 209 Louise Ave. 291-0610

Nashville Tennessean
05 Mar. 1967
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Jonathan J Foley III, a businessman from Atlanta, died of heart failure Friday at the Nashville home of his mother, Harriet Foley.

A private memorial service will be held at St. George’s Episcopal Church.

Mr. Foley graduated from Montgomery Bell Academy and Mercer University, where he was president of Phi Delta Theta fraternity.

He attended graduate school at the University of Tennessee, Nashville, studying business law and finance. Mr. Foley worked here for his father’s law firm, Foley and Weiss, and Third National Mortgage company before moving to Atlanta.

He was the founder and president of American National Financial Inc., in Atlanta.

In addition to his mother, survivors include his son Jonathan (Jay) Foley IV and Mitchell Foley, and a sister, Betty Wentworth. He was preceded in death by an infant son, Owen Christopher Foley, and his father J. J. Foley Jr.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Foundation or Montgomery Bell Academy.

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Saturday morning, December 28, 1963, at her residence, 1618 Stokes Ln., Mrs. Mary Agnes Foley, widow of the late John Joseph Foley. She is survived by one son, Jonathan J Foley; one grandson, Jonathan J Foley J; two great grandchildren, Betty Bruce Foley and Jonathan J Foley three, all of Nashville; several nieces and nephews. Her remains are at Martin’s, 209 Louise Ave., funeral Monday morning, December 30, 1963, leaving at 9 o’clock for Requiem High Mass at Christ the King Church, at 9:30 o’clock. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery. Nolan Wright, Merrill R Stone Jr, Charles E Lepley,A. D. Boensch, Walter Bracey Jr, William Day, Julian Taylor, and Albert Valiquette will serve as pallbearers. The Rosary will be recited Sunday evening at 730 o’clock. Martins, 209 Louise Ave.

 

Nashville Tennessean
30 Dec. 1963
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Prominent Nashville attorney Jonathan (Jack) Foley, 75, died Saturday morning after a long illness.

Services for Mr. Foley are scheduled for 11 AM tomorrow at St. George’s Episcopal Church

Mr. Foley practice law in Nashville for 40 years, until his retirement in  1989. He was a senior partner in the Foley and Weiss law firm and former president of Tennessee title lawyers Association.

A native of Brooklyn, New York, who moved to Nashville in early childhood, Mr. Foley attended Montgomery University. He was then commissioned an Officer in the U.S. Navy and saw firsthand the bombing of Pearl Harbor.

He served throughout World War II in the Pacific and was awarded a Purple Heart for wounds received in combat and a Presidential Citation for bravery for his duty in battle on the USS San Francisco.

After the war, Mr. Foley was discharged with the rank of Commander and attended Vanderbilt Law School. He joined the Naval Reserve as a member of the Judge Advocate General’s Corps, the Navy’s legal branch.

Mr. Foley served as a President of the Tennessee Council of Navy Leagues before he retired from the Reserves in 1979.

He was also an avid sportsman who founded the Middle Tennessee Field Trial Association and served as a president of the group.

Mr. Foley was a member of St. George’s Episcopal Church and was an active volunteer for St. Luke’s Community Center.

Survivors include his wife, Harriet, a daughter, Betty Wentworth, Nashville; a son, Jonathan Joseph Foley III, Atlanta; five grandchildren and two step grandchildren.

Visitation is 10 AM to 11 AM tomorrow at St. George’s Episcopal Church. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Meals on Wheels at St. Luke’s Community Center.

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