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80 Years Ago

Archives 12-18-2002

70 Years Ago



December 10, 1932 to December 16, 1932
80 Years Ago In Overton County
(from the files of the Overton County Library)

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Alexander Gaston Keisling, 71, died at his home in Livingston Monday after a short illness. He had been previously exceptionally strong and enjoyed excellent health. He completed his education in 1881 in the Alpine High School under the tutorship of the late Wm. T. "Buddie" Davis. He was twice married, first to Eliza Ann Farley, a student and school mate of Alpine Academy. To this union were born six children. Those who survive are Shirley D. Keisling, John Horace Keisling, and Dorris L., who married Artie Hodges, all residents of Livingston. His second wife was Alta M. Owen, to whom he was married August 19, 1931. He is survived by his second wife, his brother, Hardy Keisling, and sister, Mrs. John M. Smith, all residents of Overton County. Burial was in Good Hope Cemetery.

Several people, of Timothy, have pneumonia. Billy Lou, little ten-month-old daughter of Bill Buford, who has been seriously ill, is reported a little better. Eddie PryorŐs son is sick. Joe Upton is ill. Mrs. B.H. Ferrell is regaining her strength. Edith Carmack has returned from Nashville and is in good health now.

Lizzie Lea has moved to the Roberts Hotel.

Best Steaks 10˘/lb.
Beef Roast 8˘/lb.
Beef Stew 7˘/lb.
Pork Sides, whl. 7-1/2˘/lb.
Pork Sides, whl. 7˘/lb.
Pork Sausage 25˘/3 lb.
Pork Back Bones and Ribs 7-1/2˘/lb.
HogŐs Head and Feet 25˘
Vance Meat Market
Telephone 5003
North Church Street, Livingston, Tenn.

Rupert Horton went to Crawford Saturday.

Work began on Hatcher Hall Road Monday.

Mrs. Maggie Winningham and daughter, Elwanda, spent one night last week with her brother, Una Cole.

Hobert Taylor and Frank Smith, of Wirmingham, went to Nashville last week.

Farmers in Pickett County are selling capons for the Christmas market. It is reported 1,100 capons were raised in that county this year.

A large crowd attended the spelling bee match at Fredonia last Friday night.

Oscar Laycock, of Oak Hill, visited his brother, Kelley, Sunday.

Mr. and Mrs. Hershel Almonrode are the proud parents of a new boy.










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