October 21-27, 1933
70 Years Ago In Overton County
(from the files of the Overton County Library)
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The giant German dirigible, The Graf, passed over Livingston Tuesday
on its way to the World's Fair at Chicago. The tail fins were painted
red and white and the Hitler swastika could be seen on the rudders.
Mrs. Mary Parrott, 46, widow of the late Com Parrott, died suddenly
at her home near Oakley in the Seventh District of Overton County
on Tuesday afternoon. Her husband was killed last March when the
car in which he was riding collided with a truck on Highway 42,
between Monterey and Cookeville. The deceased is survived by daughter,
Opal Parrott, and son, Caston "Buck" Parrott, and three
sisters, Mrs. Dock Winningham. Mrs. James A. Robbins, and Mrs. Laura
McDonald, and one brother, Garfield Hinds. Burial was Thursday in
There is no such thing as "over production". It is always
Flossie Lou Taylor is sick.
The Speck generation had a homecoming last Sunday when they met
at the Magness Speck old home place, where Jake Bowman now lives.
Some of those present were Mr. and Mrs. Abe Speck, Mr. and Mrs.
Manus Speck and two daughters, Mr. and Mrs. Elbert Speck and son,
Mr. and Mrs. Hershel Poteet, and daughter and son, Mrs. General
Speck, Mr. and Mrs. Chester Looper and two daugthers, and Fonzo
Qualls, Ruth Linder, Mr. and Mrs. Harrison Norrod and two daughters,
and Sherlie Speck, Mr. and Mrs. FLoyd Speck and daughter, Pauline,
Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Looper and daughter, Joanna, Mr. and Mrs. Roy
Looper and daughter and son, Bijou and Billy Gray, and Horace Speck.
A big dinner was spread in the yard. All went to the cemetery.
Mrs. Ruth Gates visited her cousins, Bettie Lou Thedford, Ester
Higgins, and Ollie Windle.
Mr. and Mrs. Bethel Zachry and little son, Ray, spent the weekend
George Wilson, of McMinnville, was a dinner guest of C.C. Taylor
Mrs. R.B. Oakley spent part of last week in Nashville, with her
husband, who is employed there.
Buster Moredock, of Lilly Dale, was in town Friday.
S.V. Bowden is not well.
Senator A.F. Officer was in Nashville the first of the week.
Pleas Huddleston and John Hill were in Chattanooga Monday on business.
Dora Copeland was the dinner guest of Mr. and Mrs. L.F. Zachry
Mr. and Mrs. Joe Overstreet were in town Saturday.
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