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80 Years Ago

Archives 2001 09-19-2001

70 Years Ago




September 12, 1931 to September 18, 1931
80 Years Ago In Overton County
(from the files of the Overton County Library)

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Mrs. Elijah Moles, age 86 years, died Sunday, September 13, at her home in the 5th District of Overton County. Miss Polly Hammock, previous to her marriage, she was the widow of a confederate soldier. She is survived by her son, Lee Moles, and daughter, Sissie Moles. Burial was in the Okolona Cemetery.

Bessie Ledford, of Detroit, is visiting her grandmother, Mrs. O.E. Lea, of Okolona.

Walter Huffine and Haskell Carmack, of Ruth's Chapel, were in Akron, Ohio, a few days last week.

Miss Florida Roberson, of Rickman, spent Sunday with her sister, Mrs. Zeb Warren.

Corn and hay crops in Rickman are fine.

Richard Duke has sold his farm to Preston Greenwood.

Lorene Lee and Lola Swift were in Allons Sunday.

Clarence Hoover, who is attending school in Rickman, spent the week-end with homefolks in Allons.

Supt. G.E. Peek, of Livingston, visited the school in Rickman Monday.

School in Ivy Hill is progressing nicely with about 30 pupils in attendance.

Mrs. Julia McCormick is visiting at Squire Joe Willeford's this week.

Many from Overton County attended the fair in Cookeville last week.

Delzie Callahan, of Oak Hill, visited her sister, Mrs. Shirley Dillon, near Rickman, last week-end.

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Bill Cooper on May 13, a baby girl.

Mrs. Lawrence Brown, of Allons, spent last week with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J.P. Neely.

Mrs. John Little has been on the sick list.

Mrs. Ona Garrett and daughter, Maxine, are in Nashville this week.

J.H. Watkins had a car destroyed by fire Saturday night.

Mr. and Mrs. C.H. Cope are visiting their daughter, Mrs. R.D. Davis, of Chestnut Mound.

Mr. and Mrs. Wash Danner spent Saturday night with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Fisher Lea.




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