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80 Years Ago

Archives 03-08-2000

80 Years Ago


March 4, 1920 to March 10, 1920
80 Years Ago In Overton County
(from the files of the Overton County Library)


Mr. and Mrs. Benton Young returned from Akron, Ohio last week.

Robert Taylor, of Little Crab, was here last week.

Wilmouth, the little son of Mr. and Mrs. Willie D. Clark, died Saturday morning. He had been sick only a short time with flu and pneumonia. Wilmouth was five years old and a bright lovable child. Funeral services were held at the home Sunday morning, and the little body laid to rest in Good Hope Cemetery.

Mrs. Albert Mitchell is still very sick, as the result of the flu.

An Obituary
On February 27 death claimed the loving companion of Mr. Will Reagan. She was sick only three days. The body was laid to rest in the Fellowship graveyard. She leaves a husband and five children. Mrs. Ida Smith

Wedding bells are ringing, but we never give away secrets.

I am still doing business at the same old stand, in Fleming & Myers store. My opening will be March the 20th. Call and see my line of hats and get prices whether you buy or not.
Linnie McCormack

Miss Lola Belle Snodgrass has resigned her place in the Academy. The vacancy has not yet been filled, but will be in a few days.

Sunday church attendance was cut short by the very cold weather.

County Agent, H.C. Coleman, is in Chattanooga attending a meeting of county agents and other farm workers.

Mrs. G.B. McGee was called to Eagle Creek this morning to help care for her brother, Marion Roberts' little boy Caspar, who has pneumonia.

Virgil Cooper has recently returned from visiting his father James Cooper at Monterey, who has been suffering from an attack of the flu.

Mr. Bud Winningham lost his house and furniture today by an accidental fire.

Miss Price Deck has been quite sick for the past week.

Work on the Pike has resumed since the snow and rain ceased. Those in charge hope that the work can now proceed.

Sam Winningham, who has been in Akron, Ohio for almost a year, returned home Monday night.

Marion and Frank Roberts' family have the flu.



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