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80 Years Ago

Archives 02-21-2001

70 Years Ago


February 21, 1931 to February 27, 1931
80 Years Ago In Overton County
(from the files of the Overton County Library)

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Wayman Hawkins, son of Camel Hawkins of Hilham, was rushed to Vanderbilt Hospital Monday night to be operated on for appendicitis. He is reported in a very bad condition.

Mrs. Sarah Emeline (Terry) Burgess, 68, died Tuesday, February 24. She is survived by her husband, Alonzo, and children, Robert, Sympson, Elijah, Jere, Samuel, Mrs. Dick Miller, Mrs. Dave Scott, Mrs. Lola C. Scott, Mrs. Lizzie Gere, Willie and Mistie. She is also survived by brothers, James W. Terry, Wm. L. Terry, Adrian M. Terry, Robert Young Terry, and sisters, Mrs. Julian Ann Cook, and Mrs. Elretta Lynn.

An alligator does not reach full growth until 60 years of age.

Alex Oakley has returned from Lebanon, where he completed a law course at Cumberland University.

Mrs. Mack Smith visited her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Stove, at Oakley last week.

Pearl Bilyeu spent the week-end with Miss Jessie Lee Dale, who is teaching at Oak Grove.

Mr. and Mrs. H.E. Stonecipher were in Cookeville Sunday.

Mildred Estes will leave in a few days for Mexico, for a two month visit with her brother, Ernest Estes.

Mrs. C.H. Young was in Cookeville Sunday.

Edith Kuykendall, who has been sick, is able to be out again.

S.B. Sells of Cook Place was in Livingston last week.

Dr. W.L. Wisnor of Monroe was in Livingston this week.

E.M. Copeland, who has been very sick for several days, is improving.

Attorney J.Z. McDonald, of Byrdstown, attended Overton County Criminal Court last week.

Lillie Deck, who has been sick with scarlet fever, is back at work.

J.G. and Ray Eastland have gone to Memphis on business.

Ruth Lee Mitchell visited friends in Oakley last week.

A.K. Lea has bought a new Ford Roadster.

Beatrice McDonald, who is attending school at T.P.I. in Cookeville, spent the week-end in Livingston.


Moments In Time
Excerpts of Overton County & World History

Published January 3, 2001


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