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80 Years Ago

Archives 04-30-2003

70 Years Ago


April 22, 1933 to April 28, 1933
70 Years Ago In Overton County
(from the files of the Overton County Library)

For more information on 70 years ago contact Bob at bobncl@hotmail.com


Robert Nunally Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. R.A. Nunally, sustained a broken leg Saturday morning, when he was struck by a car as he accidently fell while crossing the street in front of a moving vehicle.

Mrs. Avo Thompson, of Paran, visited Mrs. Addie Danner, of Post Oak, last Wednesday.

Claude Daniels visited Mr. and Mrs. Alex Roberson Sunday.

Health in Happy Hollow is very good.

Mrs. Flora Sells, of Cross Roads, is at the point of death.

Elzie Lee Webb, of Sulphur, is improving.

Farmers are busy planting corn.

Fowler Stout, of Crawford, is attending summer school at Cookeville.

Doris Marie Poteet, of Algood, has been visiting her aunt, Mrs. Horace Loftis in Rickman.

Myrtle Lee, of Anderson, attended the X LaRue program at Rickman Saturday night.

Palo Dennis and Ruby Sells were at Ozone Sunday.

John McHenry Wilson, 82, died in Livingston Thursday, April 20, after an illness of several weeks. He is survived by his wife, Adelaide Ann Copeland Wilson, and the following children: Melville C., John Ridley, Joe B., Mrs. Ella May Sells, and Mrs. Mary Etta Carmack, all residents of Livingston, except Joe, who resides in Cookeville. He is also survived by 22 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren, 3 brothers, Fate, Abe, and Caleb, and 2 sisters, Mrs. Maude Miller and Mrs. Verna Bilbrey. Burial was in Freedonia Cemetery.

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Boss Smith, of Monroe, R.2, April 6, a boy.

Little Billy Reagan fell Thursday night and broke his arm.

Mrs. F.C. Ledbetter visited her sister, Mrs. Melville Wilson, Sunday.

There will be a singing at Fellowship the second Sunday in May.

A heavy hail storm April 24 damaged Jack UptonÕs garden pretty bad.

People in Hilham are busy gardening.

Mrs. B.P. Upton is visiting her son, Wayford, of Cornersville, TN.










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