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70 Years Ago


March 10- March 16, 1934
70 Years Ago In Overton County
(from the files of the Overton County Library)

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ODD BUT TRUE: "Ouch" is a noun meaning "brooch" or "clasp".

Mrs. Gertrude Miller, wife of Clyde Miller, died Saturday evening at her home in the fifth district of Overton County, after several months of illness. She is survived by her husband and children, Coleen, A.J., Cola Dean, and Betty Jean, and her father and mother, Mr. and Mrs. John Speck; also brothers, Claude Speck and Cordell Speck, and sisters, Mrs. Mecal Miller, Mrs. Auo Bilbrey, and Mrs. Bertie Phillips. Funeral services were in the Bilbrey Cemetery Monday at Union Academy.

Mr. and Mrs. A.F. officer announce the birth of a son.

Mrs. Hettie Speck spent part of last week with her mother at Crossville.

Frances Copeland has accepted a position at Coal Creek.

Tim Allred, Sam Winningham, and Jasper Worley, of Eagle Creek, were in Livingston on business Friday.

Hattie Pendergrass, of Smyrna, was the guest of her aunt, Mrs. R.L. Little, Tuesday night.

Philix Winningham, of Rhyan Springs, was in Livingston Monday visiting relatives.

Paul Robert Capps visited his uncle, Dr. Doak Capps, and family, last week.

Mr. and Mrs. J.M. Birdwell, of Crawford, were week-end guests of Mr. and Mrs. E.B. Gray.

FLOWERS FOR SALE All kinds of potted plants and porch collections. Orders filled at once. CALL 160 FANNIE PEMBERTON

Eddie Coleman, of Taylor X Roads, was in Livingston over the week-end.

Mrs. Albert Copeland
Mrs. Maggie Winningham Copeland, 45, wife of Albert Copeland, of Crawford, died at the home of her husband Saturday, of paralysis, having been stricken on the previous Wednesday. She was the daughter of David W. and Emmaline Cravens Winningham, both of whom passed away several years ago. She was held in high esteem by her neighbors, and was loyal to her church: after profession of religion two years ago she affiliated with the Missionary Baptist Church. Surviving are her husband, five children, Carl, Arthur, Edward, Geraldine and Geneva Copeland, and three brothers, B.T., W.K., and N.Q. Winningham, and three sisters, Minnie Belle, wife of Dock Linder, Milda Ann, and Rissie Winningham, all of Overton County. Funeral services were conducted by the Rev. Savage J. Wright, of the Baptist Church, at Honey Springs, in the Ninth District, on Monday, at 9:30 a.m. Burial was at the Honey Springs Cemetery.




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