August 8, 1931 to August 14, 1931
80 Years Ago In Overton County
(from the files of the Overton County Library)
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G.I. Babb and Jim Cowan, of Love Lady, each had a wagon load of
melons in town Saturday and were very successful in the sale of
Misses Floie and Reba Duke spent Monday with their sister, Mrs.
Mrs. Jim Carr arrived home from Detroit Monday.
Lucy Kirby is spending a few days with her sister, Mrs. Ernest
Mr. and Mrs. Will Gleason were in town shopping Monday.
Mrs. Davidson and Miss Ida Swallows, of Cleveland, Ohio, are spending
a few weeks with their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Bob Swallows.
Herman Carr, of Springfield, spent last week with his parents.
Former Livingston Resident Killed In Dallas, Texas Mrs. Marion
Crabtree, of Livingston, received a telegram Tuesday stating that
her brother, George W. Winningham, of Dallas, Texas, died that morning
as the result of an accident. The particulars have not been learned.
Born near Allos, Mr. Winningham leaves a wife, Cora Dennis Winningham;
and two children, J.W. Winningham and Mrs. Rosa Simpson, Dallas,
Tx.; a brother, Herman Winningham, Allons; three sisters, Mrs. Marian
Crabtree, Livingston, Mrs. N.A. Wilson, Dallas, Tx., and Mrs. Fowler
Watson, Monticello, Ky.
Oliver Webb is having a well dug.
Oscar Reid, of Sulphur, has returned from Old Hickory. OBITUARY
Shird Keeton Garrett was born October 26, 1856. He died August 3,
1931. He was 74 years, 9 months, and 23 days old. He married Tennie
Winningham June 27, 1880. To this union, 12 children were born.
He is survived by his wife, 8 children, 29 grandchildren, and 9
great-grandchildren. His living children are Fate Garrett, Susan
Hicks, Etter Smith, George Garrett, Joe Garrett, Ruth White, and
Keeton Garrett. Mr. Garrett was nice and kind to all who knew him
and leaves a host of relatives and friends to mourn his loss.
Pickett County Births
Born to Mr. and Mrs. John Asberry, of Static, on August 10, a baby
Born to Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Story, of Moodyville, on August 6, a
Born to Mr. and Mrs. Carlos Coe, of Byrdstown, on August 10, a baby
Little Miss Nonna Gene Norrod, of Sinking Cane, is visiting her
grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Porter Reid.
Stanley Carr, of Willow Grove, and daughter, Mary Francis, visited
his mother, Mrs. Susan Carr.
Moments In Time
Excerpts of Overton County & World History
Published January 3, 2001