March 3- March 9, 1934
70 Years Ago In Overton County
(from the files of the Overton County Library)
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Mrs. Ova Smith Gore, 43, wife of Eldridge Gore, died
March 1, at her home near Poteet, in the Tenth District, after suffering
for a year of tuberculosis. Since she was a girl of 14 years, she
had been a faithful and consistent member of the Missionary Baptist
Church with membership at Shiloh. She was also a loyal member of
the Order of Eastern Star Chapter and was a most amiable and highly
respected woman. She had spent a life of usefulness in her home,
church and the community in which she lived. Surviving are her husband
and ten children, as follows: four sons, Elza, R.L., Clifton, and
Clindon Gore, and six daughters, Willie, wife of Burton Ledbetter,
and Hazel, Lucile, Agnes, Sophia, and Johnie Murrell Gore, and by
her father, X.R. Smith, all of Overton County. Funeral services
were held at Shiloh Church Friday by the Rev. E.M. Smith of the
Baptist Church, who was an uncle of the deceased. The Order of the
Eastern Star Chapter at Livingston, of which she was a member, also
held a beautiful and impressive service following the religious
services. The remains were buried at Shiloh Cemetery.
Miss Rose Hart Dale hosted the devotional of the LadiesŐ
Missionary Society Tuesday evening.
Mrs. Ernest Fugua, who has been sick, is no better.
Little Eddie Taylor is better and is in school again.
Dillard Lollar Jr. visited relatives in Nashville
L.N. Oakley, of Booz, is in Livingston visiting his
sons, T.M. and Alex Oakley.
Charles W. Fleming and Junis Greer were in Celina
Clark Meadows, of Algood, was in Livingston Monday.
E. Mape Brown, 73, a well-known and highly respected
farmer of the Third District of Overton County died at his home
on Flatt Creek Tuesday, after an illness of several months. Surviving
are two sons, S.L. Brown, a justice of the peace of Jackson County
and Pearl Brown, and one daughter, Sallie, wife of Jasper Talley,
and several grandchildren and great grandchildren, one brother,
Gran G. Brown. Funeral services were conducted Thursday morning,
with burial in the Campground cemetery.
Emma Smith, of Cookeville, spent Monday with her uncle,
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