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80 Years Ago

Archives 12-11-2002

70 Years Ago



December 3, 1932 to December 9, 1932
80 Years Ago In Overton County
(from the files of the Overton County Library)

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A girl named Rich married a Poore and they live in Livingston.

Edith Windle spent last week in Nashville.

Albert Brown is confined to his room with the flu.

Ruth West, of Rickman, is visiting her sister, Mrs. D.D. Smith.

Mrs. A.M. Speakman entertained Saturday, Dec. 3, at her home on Spring Street, in celebration of her granddaughter Kathleen Bobo's eleventh birthday. Games and a contest were enjoyed by guests Alberta and Nell Nickens, Juanita Ward, Mabel Ledbetter, Marie Holeman, Katherine McMillen, Mary Elizabeth McMillin, Katherine McDonald, Mary Beatty, Daisy Belle McMillin, Betty Reeves Smith, Marie Keisling, Colleen Brown, Francis Sue Dale, Selma Morgan, Sarah Jane Oakley, Joe Wheeler Pointer, James Beatty, and Kathleen Bobo.

Mrs. John Pritchett and Forest May, of Nashville, were the week-end guests of their mother, Mrs. Minnie May.

Oma Collins spent the week-end with her sister, Mrs. Ella Carr.

T.B. Copeland is in Nashville.

Farmers in Happy Hollow are gathering corn.

Garl Wolf spent Saturday night with his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. J.R. Qualls.

Millie Hyde was the guest Sunday of Auda Belle Warden.

Melissa Myers has been visiting her sister, Mrs J.R. Qualls.

Winfred Fleming, of Ruth's Chapel, attended the funeral of his uncle, Oliver Hooten, at Old Union last week. Mr. Hooten was the brother of Mrs. Lum Fleming and the father-in-law of Bill Fiske, of Celina.

"Ben Frank" Smith celebrated his 89th birthday Thursday, Dec. 1. Invited guests at a dinner given by Mr. and Mrs. Mack B. Smith, his son and daughter-in-law, were: R.L. French, Walter H. Boswell, A.K. Lee, S.B. Harward, and R.L. Mitchell. Ben Frank volunteered as a youth for service in the Confederate Army and made an enviable record as a soldier for the cause he loved and the cause he loves now. He is one of the five surviving Confederate soldiers in Overton County.

Scott Allred is on the sick list.










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