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80 Years Ago

Archives 05-31-2000

85 Years Ago


May 27, 1915 to June 2, 1915
80 Years Ago In Overton County
(from the files of the Overton County Library)

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Mrs. Martelia Allison died Friday and was buried Saturday in the family graveyard. She leaves a son, Lansden Allison, and a daughter, Miss Ova Allison to mourn her loss.

"Uncle" Mike McDonald is in poor health.

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Shirley Webb, a big girl.

Mrs. Delia Pangle is improving.

Mrs. Martha McInturff and daughter, little Miss Ioa Merie, of Webb City Mo., are here visiting her mother, Mrs. Granville Ledbetter.

Gardens are looking fine since the rains.

Born to Mr. and Mrs. I.E. Winton, the 22nd, a boy.

Tom Garrett, the barber, is on a crutch the result of rheumatism in the knee joint.

Harry, little son of J.A. Bledsoe, was quite sick all last week, but is better.

Mrs. Edna Ashenhurst and two sons, Hall and Joel, are visiting relatives in Burkesville, Ky.

Lillie and Pauline Dale will return this evening from Murfreesboro, where they have been attending the State Normal School.

Bertha Smith, of North Carolina is visiting her uncle Obe Smith.

Mack Smith and Maud Speck and Dixie Smith and Ernest Terry spent Sunday at Oak Hill the guests of Sallie Bilbrey.

Mrs. H.C. Savage, of Eagle Creek, was here most of last week having dental work done and visiting her sister, Mrs. Joe P. Conner.

J.T. Lipps, of Hilham, is recovering from a severe sickness.

Mate Brown, of Hilham, is very low.

Mrs. Tom Stover and daughter, Miss Nannie, of Cook Place, are visiting relatives here.

Mrs. J.S. Fleming visited her parents Sunday.

Elmer Murphy, of Hilham, spent last night in Livingston on his return from Nashville.

Mrs. McGinnis, of Carthage, is visiting her son, Roscoe.

Mrs. E.O. Heath, of Nashville, will arrive tomorrow to spend a few days with her sister, Mrs. W.M. Lantrip.

J.T. Williams, of Miranda, is in town on business.


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