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80 Years Ago

Archives 04-23-2003

70 Years Ago


April 15, 1933 to April 21, 1933
70 Years Ago In Overton County
(from the files of the Overton County Library)

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Mrs. Nan Martin Deck, 78, widow of the late Philander E. Deck, of the Seventh District, died at her home near Eagle Creek, Tuesday, after a prolonged illness. She was married about 60 years ago, and was the mother of 4 children, Joe D. Deck, Lou Ella, wife of Jasper Worley, both of Overton County, Louise Belle, who married Porter Carlock and died several years ago, and Elbert Deck, who resides in the West. The deceased was the daughter of Daniel G. Martin, one of the pioneers of Overton County, having served as a member of the County Court for 40 years. Funeral services were held at the Nelson Cemetery Wednesday. Burial was at the cemetery.

Basil Farmer, of Okolona, visited relatives at Hilham last week-end.

Flossie Bilbrey, Sarah Ruth Bilbrey, Mabel Stockton, Alma Qualls, and Forrest Stockton attended the Baccalaureate ceremonies at Rickman High School Sunday afternoon. M.V. Dennis, of Oakley, was in Livingston Saturday on business.

Chaton Chowning, of Willow Grove, visited his two school chums, Yelton and Eural Maynord, recently.

J.Y. Spicer is slowly improving.

General Repair Work - On watches, clocks, sewing machines, typewriters, computing scales, adding machines, cash registers, etc. See Austin Masters.

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Bethel Zachery, of Cross Roads, son, Bethel, last week.

Brad Taylor and George Daniels were in town Saturday on business.

Male help wanted
Wanted at once two men willing to work for $22 weekly serving our local grocery customers. Permanent job and steady increases for men who qualify. Canvassers need not apply. Address Albert Mills, 2349 Monmath, Cincinnati, Ohio.

Mrs. Bills Sells is no better.

Several in Cross Roads are learning to play the violin.

Mrs. E.Q. Reed is getting along nicely.

Health in Oakley is very good.

Mr. and Mrs. Ethan Phillips are the proud parents of a baby boy.

Miss Maxey Speck, of Algood, is visiting her grandmother, Mrs. Rachel Owen.










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