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70 Years Ago


October 14-20, 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


Edgar Moredock, 19, son of Mr. and Mrs. T.M. Moredock, was killed instantly in an automobile wreck in California, where he had been for the past two years. His body will be brought to Livingston for burial. Besides his parents, he is survived by his brother, Horace, and sister, Jessie, both of Livingston.

Dimple Thompson spent Thursday night with Mr. and Mrs. Frank Thompson.

Mrs. Tina Chowning, of Ozone, is improved.

The pie supper at Free Communion Saturday night brought $16.95. The money is to be given to Floyd Smith, who is critically ill.

Mrs. May Bullock, of Hilham, visited her sister, Mrs. Winnie Carlock, one day last week.

To celebrate the thirteenth birthday of her big collie dog, Possum, Mrs. Mary Ayers Harris, of Macon, GA, entertained more than twenty-five children at her home.

Mrs. Leigh Brown, of Oak Grove, visited her sister-in-law, Mrs. J.D. West, last weekend.

Gertrude Dillon, of Rickman, and Everett Smith, of Detroit, were married Saturday, October 14 at Cookeville. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Dillon, of Rickman. The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. J. Smith, of Cookeville. The couple will live in Detroit.

Mrs. Hugh Copeland and children, Thomas and Sarah Margaret, visited her uncle, R.H. Carr, Saturday.

Burt McCulley has moved from the Joe Bob Poston place to the Bill Lee Hoover place.

Woodrow Cooper, of Okolona, spent Saturday night with his brother, Alex.

Veatras Conner, the little daughter of Walter Connor, is ill with appendicitis.

Several from Paran are in Bang-ham.

Lloyd Daniels spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Alex Roberson.

Flossie Bilbrey entertained Sunday with a birthday dinner in honor of her father and brother, Ridley and James. Those enjoying the dinner were Mrs. Felix Bilbrey, Mrs. Paul Mathis, Mrs. Ridley Bilbrey, Sarah Ruth Bilbrey, and Rosco Bilbrey.

Lizzie Winton, of Alpine, visited her brother, Burr Smith, of Rickman, last week.

M.A. Copeland, who has been sick with malaria fever, is improving.

Husband: "It's strange how the biggest idiots seem to marry the prettiest women." Wife: "Now you're trying to flatter me."




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