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80 Years Ago

Archives 06-13-2001

70 Years Ago



June 13, 1931 to June 18, 1931
80 Years Ago In Overton County
(from the files of the Overton County Library)

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Mrs. Turner Halsell of Route 3, who has been ill for some time, died June 8th at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Beedy Dale. She leaves a husband, four daughters, and one son to mourn their loss. She was a good woman and about 79 years old. Burial was in the Bethlehem Cemetery.

Eddie Pryor has accepted a position as night-watchman at the ice plant.

Mr. and Mrs. C.A. Verble were in town shopping Friday.

Mrs. R.H. Carr is at the bedside of her daughter, Mrs. Martha Finn, of Kentucky, who has fever.

Mr. and Mrs. Coon Coffman, of Okolona, were in Livingston Saturday.

Charles Carlock, of Ruth's Chapel, has gone to Roseville, Ga.

Quinton Brady has sold his store to Booz Nivens.

Willie Hiter and Hazel Pryor visited at D.T. Carr's Sunday.

Rain is much needed in Windle. The tobacco slips set during the last shower are parched and dying.

The small daughter of Bob Thompson is very ill.

J.H. Watkins, of Allons, made a business trip to Dayton, Tn., this week.

There have been lots of cherries in Allons. Many are canning the good crop.

Mrs. Elizabeth Ogletree has been visiting her grandchildren, Ela, Edith, Midred, James, and Harry Gunnels.

Benton Seber, who has been confined to bed, is out again.

The little child of Frostie Winningham died of croup and was buried at Cave Springs last week.

A.H. Hogue and son, of Jamestown, are visiting Allons.

Jossie Hunter, who has been attending T.P.I., is home for the summer.

Willie Qualls spent the week-end with her sister, Mrs. Dick Wolf, near Hilham.

Noah and Vess Maynard attended the singing at Jay's Flatt Sunday evening.

Emerson Reed has been visiting his sister, Mrs. Beatrice Buck.

Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Brown, of Allons, visited at J.P. Neely's Sunday.



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