August 12, 1933 to August 18, 1933
70 Years Ago In Overton County
(from the files of the Overton County Library)
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James Speck, 26, Killed
James L. Speck, 26, was killed Sunday, a mile north of Rickman,
on the Livingston-Cookeville Highway, when he lost control of his
auto. The wreck occurred about 1 o'clock, soon after he and Clure
Stewart and Dillard Fleming left a singing at Sulphur.
The two passengers were seriously injured, the auto turning over
and stopping with the wheels up, crushing Speck so that he died
instantly, and pinning the passengers under the car. Speck was the
son of the late George W. Speck and was unmarried.
He is survived by his mother, Mrs. Ollie V. Speck; four brothers,
Ezra, Luther, Shirley, and Oscar; and one sister, Mrs. Cleveland
Fleming, all of Overton County.
Funeral services were conducted at Oakley Cemetery Monday.
Everybody in Wirmingham seems to be quite busy canning this
Velvo Story left August 1st for Indiana. Roy Huckeby
is busy this week digging a storm house.
J.L. Qualls, of Boone, NC, has been visiting his brother,
Burr Qualls, and family, of Okolona, this week.
Ola Means, of Old Hickory, is visiting her father, Jim
Mrs. Dale and daughters, Miss Rose Hart Dale and Mrs. Pat
Officer, of Livingston, visited Mrs. Willie Stockton and Mrs. Walter
Verble one day last week.
Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Bilbrey visited Mr. and Mrs. Tom Breeding
near Paran Sunday.
Mrs. Hiter Copeland is better.
Lillian Crabtree, who is teaching at Hilham, spent last
weekend with home folks.
Mrs. Hamp Spicer is reported no better.
Kelly Phillips and Rosby King, of Monterey, were dinner
guests at Olon Presley's Sunday.
Mrs. Shadie Garrett and children, of Cincinnati, OH, are
spending a few weeks with her father, J.M. Wright, of Wirming-ham.
The school at Unity is progressing nicely with Miss Tina
Ferrell as the teacher.
Miss Erie Allred visited school at Happy Hollow Friday.
H.E. Stonecipher was in Nashville Tuesday.
Mabel Little is suffering from a bad cut on her foot.
T.W. Carlock is seriously ill at his home near Ruth Chapel.
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