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70 Years Ago


December 2- December 8, 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



Wilma Gore visited her sister, Mrs. Grace Boles, Friday night.

Mr. and Mrs. Averitt announce the birth of a boy, Bobbie Jean, on November 12.

Will Morrow, of Howard Chapel, has gone to Johnson City to work.

It is surprising how easy it is to miss a place to which we have been directed, especially when our directory ends with the words, "You can't miss it".

ODD BUT TRUE: Men in New York are curling their hair and coloring their fingernails.

Samuel Turney Qualls, 79, died at his home in Livingston at 10 a.m., Monday, after an illness of paralysis for several weeks. He was the youngest son and the last of a family of 16 children of whom 14 lived to reach adult age. He and Charity Bilbrey were married August 1, 1874. To this union were born 10 children of whom 5 survive as follows: Elvin A. Qualls, Milton J. Qualls, Abert B. Qualls, Mrs. Viola Q. Wilson, wife of Henry Wilson, and Mrs. Mary Q. Norrod, wife of Curtis Norrod. Also surviving is his wife, who was Mrs. Callie Ferguson Copeland, to who he was married 3 years ago, she being the widow of Larkin Copeland. Also surviving are 3 step-sons, Charles T. Copeland, Robert H. Copeland, and J.B. Copeland. Also surviving are 29 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. Burial was in Qualls Family Cemetery. Pallbearers were A.B. Qualls Jr., Herman Qualls, Herbert Qualls, and Woodrow Wilson, all grandsons; Albert Roberts and Irwin Roberts nephews; and Dillus Benson and Millard L.Bilbrey, cousins.

Mrs. Minnie Rayburn, of Cross Roads, is seriously ill with blood poisoning.

Lone Maple School is progressing nicely.

Billie Buck was in Timothy last Saturday, to buy split stave and heading timber.

Elbert Neely was in town on business last Saturday.

A new county highway is being built by Mr. Hargrove, via M.P. Garrett's from State Highway 52 to Mitchell Creek at Clate Upton's, then down the creek to the Clay County line at Fred Clark's.

Marshall Ray Ledford, of Twinton, is visiting his aunt, Mrs. Clara Ledford.

Ora Hargis, Beatrice McDonald, Lerion Richards, and Larry Copeland attended the Middle Tennessee teachers convention at Murfreesboro Friday.



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