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80 Years Ago

Archives 03-14-2001

70 Years Ago



March 14, 1931 to March 20, 1931
80 Years Ago In Overton County
(from the files of the Overton County Library)

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Wayman Hawkins, 11-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Camel Hawkins of Overton County, died in the Vanderbilt Hospital in Nashville Friday evening at 12:00 of appendicitis. He was operated on February 23 for a ruptured appendix, and was doing nicely until Sunday, March 9, when peritonitis set in. His remains were buried in the Maxwell's Chapel Cemetery. He leaves a father, mother, one brother, Truman, and two sisters, Fannie Hawkins and Mrs. Toy Lee.

James Alex Oakley has passed the State Bar Examination and a license to practice law has been granted him. Mr. Oakley is the youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. L.N. Oakley of Overton County.

Harley Bowers of Monroe, who has been working in Detroit, has returned home.

Emmet Cope of Alpine, who has been quite sick, is improving.

Mr. and Mrs. Joe Story and daughter, Jessie, and Mr. and Mrs. Sherman Wright were in Red Banks Sunday.

It Pays To Have Your Shoes Rebuilt Take Them To E.T. Kuykendall Livingston, TN

John W. Sweat was in town Saturday.

Arkley Gore of Flatt Creek has pneumonia.

Mrs. Sarah Poston of Gigar Springs visited her son W.C. Poston last Monday.

Albert Matthews and family spent the week-end with his brother, Robert.

Gladys Almeda Davis has been visiting her aunt, Mrs. Sallie Stewart, for the past two weeks.

Anna May Cantrell, who has been quite sick, is improving.

Mrs. Richard Duke and children visited Mrs. Stevie Bilbrey Sunday.

Mrs. Booze Nivens and daughter, Inez, are visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. William Boles of Hilham.

Lester Bilbrey was in town Friday.

Mrs. Casby Keneday spent the week-end with her sister, Mrs. Elmoe Jackson in Hartsoe Cove.

Mrs. Richard Wolf and children were week-end guests of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jim Qualls.

Guston Swallows and family have moved to the Turney Qualls' farm at Okolona.




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Published January 3, 2001
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