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80 Years Ago

Archives 07-17-2002

70 Years Ago




July 16, 1932 to July 22, 1932
80 Years Ago In Overton County
(from the files of the Overton County Library)

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Mr. and Mrs. Walter Weile-man, of Paran, visited Robert Hammonds Thursday.

Linzy West, of Celina, is visiting his sister, Mrs. Dee Cravens, near Crossville.

Miss Jessie M. Deck, of Rickman, is spending several weeks with Mrs. G.C. Peek.

M.P. Garrett, of Timothy, visited his daughter, Mrs. Albie Davis, this week.

Mrs. Eunice Martin Keeton, 74, died at her home in Livingston at 5 oÕclock Sunday afternoon, after a serious illness of 10 days. She came from a pioneer family, being the daughter of the late Burris Martin, who, with his brother, Robert Martin, volunteered and served the United States during the war with Mexico, and died in 1905, at his home at Fox Springs, Clay County. She is survived by three sons and four daughters as follows: Sheron M. Keeton, Burris E. Keeton, Alfred M. Keeton, Mrs. Cassie McGee, Mrs. Bettie Lou Thedford, Mrs. Ester Higgins, and Mrs. Ollie Windle. She is also survived by her brothers, Wm. R. Martin, of Newvald, TX, and Joe W. Martin of Oklahoma. Her sister, Mrs. Joseph B. Walker, of Celina, also survives her. Her remains were buried at Bethlehem Cemetery.

Mr. and Mrs. Dewey Ledbetter, of Springfield, visited her parents, Mr. and Mrs. P.E. Deck, near Eagle Creek, a few days ago.

The 13 year-old son of Joe Nivens died Sunday of pneumonia.

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Hale Thrasher, of Nashville, spent the week-end with his mother at Roberts Hotel.

L.N. Oakley, of Booz, has been spending a few days with his sons, Alex, Roy, and Walter.

Wilbur Fleming and Clarence Davis returned from military training camp last week.













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