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80 Years Ago

Archives 06-26-2002

70 Years Ago




July 2, 1932 to July 8, 1932
80 Years Ago In Overton County
(from the files of the Overton County Library)

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Rebecca Cantrell, 76, wife of Troy Cantrell, of near Windle, died at her home Sunday, after an illness of five days with pneumonia. She had been married 53 years. Surviving are her husband and children, Mrs. Mildie Wilson, Mrs. Lillie Gragg, Mrs. Sarah Hargis, Mrs. Evila Qualls, Escue Cantrell, and D.P. Cantrell. Burial was in the Shiloh Cemetery with Blount Funeral Home in charge.

Dalton Dillon is serving on an Overton County jury.

Franklin D. Roosevelt, Governor of New York, was nominated as the Democratic candidate for President of the United States at the conference in Chicago. John N. Garner, of Texas, Speaker of the House, was selected as his running mate. Roosevelt declared himself for repeal of the Eighteenth Amendment, in accordance with the party platform.

Misses Tennie Harp and Lou Allen visited Dora Jane Williams, of Paran, last Wednesday.

Mr. and Mrs. Zina Moore have returned from a visit with Mrs. Moore’s father, Willie Moody, near Hardy’s Chapel.

Mrs. Bessie Jackson, of Oak Hill, who has been sick, is able to be out.

Saturday afternoon, Mrs. Miles Livingston entertained a number of children at her home in honor of her daughter Anna May's seventh birthday. The following children enjoyed the occasion: Oravelle and Anna Dillon, Wallace and Clementine Hood, Raymond Cooper, Marie and Reba Dillon, Geraldine and Frances Wells, Ed and Willie Dillon, Christine Cooper, and Frank Lee Livingston.

W.F. Boles was in Cookeville Saturday.

Robert Eldridge spent the week-end with home folks.











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