February 20, 1932 to February 26, 1932
80 Years Ago In Overton County
(from the files of the Overton County Library)
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Early Pemberton, son of Mrs. Fannie Pemberton, is in the Sino-Japanese
war zone, on board the U.S.S. Saratoga, which sailed from San Pedro,
California, February 1.
Mrs. Martha Gore, age 79, widow of Isaac Gore, died at her home
in the third district, near Hilham, Sunday morning after a brief
illness as the result of a stroke of paralysis. She was laid to
rest Monday beside her husband, an old Confederate soldier who died
two years ago at the age of 94. He was the oldest man in Overton
County at the time. She is survived by three children from a former
marriage: J.L. Poston, of Georgia, Mrs. William Boles, of Hilham,
and Mrs. Mary Masters, of this county.
Unemployment has quite a different sound when it refers to you.
A George Washington celebration was held in Livingston Monday night.
Mayor C.J. Cullom made an appropriate speech. Music was provided
by the Livingston band. Speeches were made by former mayor B.H.
Hunt and Judge L.D. Bohannon.
Baby Chicks At 8 cents for large, 7 cents for small, $2.50 per
hundred For custom hatching, Hunter's Hatchery, Carthage, Tenn.
J.S. Neal and family are moving to their farm on Flatt Creek this
HAIRCUT 15˘ ĐĘSHAVE 10˘ Jack's Barber Cab on north side of square
Ida Collins, of North Livingston, is not so well.
For SALE - 500 bushels nice, sound, shelled Hickory Cane bread
corn. If taken soon, 40˘ bushel. W.C. Muphy & Co., Hilham
Mrs Burr Vaughn, 60, died at the home of her son-in-law, N.R. Edwards,
in North Livingston, Friday, February 19, after an illness of some
5 years of diabetes. She was a native of Overton County, and moved
to Rutherford County, near Murfreesboro, in 1929. At her request,
she was brought back to her native county a few days ago. Before
her marriage at the age of 14, in 1886, she was Ella Carr, granddaughter
of William Carr and of Vincent Vaughn, two pioneers of Overton County.
She was the mother of 16, 12 of whom survived: Cora, wife of N.P.
Edwards; Eola, wife of Shirley Ledbetter; Nola, wife of Ernest Gore;
Benton Vaughn; Ader, wife of Joe Jackson; Vertie, wife of James
Handy; Julia Vaughn; Booz Vaughn; Betty Lou Vaughn; Haskel Vaughn;
Cassie; brothers, Millard C. Carr, of Livingston; and Hilory Carr
of Hartsoe Cove; and three sisters, Mrs. May Stockton, of Arkansas;
Mrs. Belle Copeland, of Crawford; and Mrs. Tennie Richardson, of
Davidson County. She was buried at the Okolona Cemetery.
Eat, drink, and smoke today at the West Side Cafe (formerly Little
Joe's Cafe) now under new management.
Overton County News
415 West Main Street
P.O. Box 479
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