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80 Years Ago

Archives 11-27-2002

70 Years Ago



November 26, 1932 to December 3, 1932
80 Years Ago In Overton County
(from the files of the Overton County Library)

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Sidney Lansden Benson, 47, of near Okolona, died in a Nashville hospital Friday, where he had undergone an operation for appendicitis a few days before. An industrious farmer, Mr. Benson is survived by his wife, Alma Carr Benson; a daughter of O.T. Carr; and four children, Vonda, Marge, Roscoe, and Cordell; also by two brothers, S. Turney Benson and William Benson; and sister, Mrs. Jane Roberts, widow of the late J. Marshall Roberts; and sister, Ida Benson; and by uncle, Sam Turney Qualls. Burial was in the Okolona Cemetery.

The most dangerous age for drivers is under 25, according to the National Bureau of Casualty and Surety Underwriters.

Mrs. W.C. Smith was in Wirmingham Saturday to see her mother, Mrs. Doc Davis.

Mrs. Cecil Windle has returned home from Burnside, KY.

Little Marlin Jeane Morgan, who has been very sick with acid poison, is much better.

F.G. "Uncle Felix" Bilbrey is much better.

Melba Wheat has accepted a position with the Tennessee Power Co.

Sam A. Ford, of the Ninth District, was in town last Wednesday.

Lura Dale has returned from New Middleton, where she has been with her sister, Mrs. William Barrett.

Douglas White was in Johnson City last week to attend the wedding of his brother, Gladstone White.

Rose Lee Chapman, of Carthage, is visiting her sister, Mrs. Addison Bilbrey.

Leighton F. "Bub" Myers, of the Second District, was in Livingston last Wednesday.

Demus Bilbrey, of Rickman, was in town Tuesday.

Edyth Windle spend the week-end in Nashville.

Lucy Price and Ruth Lee Mitchell were in Cookeville Saturday.

Miss Lou West, of Nashville, is spending Thanksgiving with her sister, Mrs. Clara D. Smith.

Marvin Brown, of Booz, spent Sunday with his daughter, Mrs. Mike Brown.











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