July 25, 1931 to July 31, 1931
80 Years Ago In Overton County
(from the files of the Overton County Library)
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Mrs. Will Stockton has been vsiting her daughter, Mrs. John H.
Williams, of Crawford.
Robert Winton, of Alpine, has been with his cousin, R.S. Bilbrey.
School opened in Okolona Monday with Miss Rose Hart Dale, as principal,
and Miss Odell Clark, assistant.
Mr. and Mrs. Harlon Poston and family, of Cross Roads, visited
her mother, Mrs. Ella Brady Sunday.
Yelton Maynord has been in Livingston enroute from Ft. Oglethorpe,
Ga., where he had been in training camp.
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Mr. and Mrs. J.B. Pigg visited his father, N.W. Pigg, Sunday.
Mrs. J.T. Lee and little daughter, Rubie Dimple, were guests of
Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Hawkins Sunday. BOOKS WANTED - "Uncle
Remus", "Adventures of Tom Sawyer", old law books,
and other old things. George Knight, Livingston, Tenn.
Iva and Paris Crabtree are visiting relatives near Isaline this
An ice-cream supper was given at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Webster
Matthews Saturday night. Those present were Mr. and Mrs. Earl Huddleston,
Mrs. Hugh Hawkins, Oradean Garrett, and Delma Huddleston.
Lonza Beaty and Miss Belle Davidson, of Chanute, were married last
Monday at Albany, Ky.
Mrs. Elizabeth Bilbrey and Mr. and Mrs. Sidney Copeland visited
Mrs. Bilbrey's brother, George Oakley, near Union Academy, Saturday.
Bradley Lea went to Rickman last Monday to begin teaching, as principal
of the high school.
Forrest Stockton went to Rickman Monday to begin teaching as principal
of the grammar school.
John Hart Jr. spent Tuesday night with Herman Qualls.
W.B. Matheney, age 73, of Smyrna, died Sunday morning at 5 o'clock.
He leaves a wife, one son, Walter Matheney, and a sister, Mrs. Jim
Sims, of Glasgow, Ky. He was a farmer and a carpenter and had built
many houses in Pickett County. Neighbors say he had more coffins
than any man in Tennessee.
Moments In Time
Excerpts of Overton County & World History
Published January 3, 2001
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