January 3, 1931 to January 9, 1931
80 Years Ago In Overton County
(from the files of the Overton County Library)
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Miss Maggie Deck, 20, died at the home of her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. William Deck Tuesday morning at five o'clock after a brief
illness. She is survived by her parents and her brothers and sisters:
Mrs. Anna Dinton, Mrs. Lula Davis, Mrs. Minnie White, James Deck,
John L. Deck, and Otis Deck. She was buried in the Okolona cemetery.
The passing of J.S. Fleming in the full flower and strength of
mature life from the haunts of men and women, among whom he mingled
in the daily affairs of town and community is regretted and mourned
one and all.
Overton County is an ideal country for turkey growing.
Woodrow Hague, of Allons, has gone to Jamestown this week.
Millard Savage visited his mother near Oakley last week.
Mrs. Lola Holt, who has been quite sick for several weeks, is better.
Herbert Barlow is visiting relatives at Gainesboro this week.
George Lea and family visited the home of Mr. Forrest Hoover last
Jimmy Smith and family, of Monroe, spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs.
Brazil Smith of Allons.
Grover Myers and family, of Crossville, visited Verlie Qualls last
Polk Bilbrey spent Sunday with his daughter, Mrs. Perry Franklin.
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Matthews and children spent Sunday with her
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Fletcher Bilbrey, of Okolona.
Miss Willie Qualls visited relatives at Gigar Springs last week.
Mr. and Mrs. Milton Moredock and daughter visited Mrs. Moredock's
mother, Mrs. Sarah Poston, last Tuesday and Wednesday.
Prof. Albert R. Hogue, teacher at Davidson, spent the week-end
with his family at Allons.
Mrs. Edith Carmack, of Timothy, is visiting her sister, Mrs. J.B.
Hunter, this week.
Miss Anna Ruth Gunnels visited her grandparents near Cane Springs
The small daughter of Mr. and Mrs. R.L. Holt has pneumonia but
is doing nicely.
Overton County News
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