February 17- February 23, 1934
70 Years Ago In Overton County
(from the files of the Overton County Library)
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ARLICE REYNOLDS DIES AS CAR GOES OFF EMBANKMENT
Fatal accident occurred in West Livingston late Tuesday afternoon.
SERVICE HELD THURSDAY
Arlice Reynolds, 32, died at about 4:30 Tuesday afternoon of injuries
received a few minutes earlier when the car he was driving backed
over an embankment in West Livingston near the home of A.T. Poindexter.
According to reports, Reynolds had carried a man named Crabtree
to West Livingston, and left him. In turning his car around, Reynolds
drove backward too far and the car turned over. Reynolds was crushed
in the stomach and abdomen, and died a few minutes later in the
office of Dr. A.B. Qualls, where he was rushed for treatment. He
had made his home with Mr. and Mrs. Curtis Franklin in Livingston
for some years. He is survived by his wife and one child. Funeral
services were held Thursday afternoon. Burial took place in the
Franklin graveyard, near Wirmingham.
Mrs. Ernest Duncan visited her aunt, Mrs. Susie Reagan, at Byrdstown,
the first of the week.
Will West, of near Hilham, visited his mother, Mrs. J.D. West,
John Dillon has been visiting his daughter, Mrs. Osco Masters,
Mrs. C.D. Mitchell entertained the young people of the Epworth
League Friday evening at her home on West Main Street. Many interesting
games and contests were enjoyed. Misses Edith and Nola Mae Jernigan
were prize winners. After the games, delicious refreshments were
served. Mrs. Mitchell was assisted in entertaining by her sons,
John Howard and Bill Mitchell and the Valentine idea predominated
throughout. The guests were Misses Elizabeth Eastland, Elise Smith,
Mildred Swallows, Edith Jernigan, Louise Smith, and Nola Mae Jernigan,
Otto Peek, Fred White, L.P. Jernigan, Charles D. Mitchell, and Dick
Mr. and Mrs. Albert Mitchell announce the birth of a son, Friday,
Frances Taylor, of Rickman, visited her grandfather, John Clark
and family last week-end.
Mr. and Mrs. T.M. Oakley spent Sunday with relatives at Booz.
W.J. Matthews, of near Windle, was in town Monday.
Mr. and Mrs. Benton Gunnels are the parents of new boy.
Major C.J. Cullom, who has been in St. Thomas Hospital, is able
to be out again.
Overton County News
415 West Main Street
P.O. Box 479
Livingston, Tennessee 38570