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70 Years Ago


May 19 - 25, 1934
70 Years Ago In Overton County
(from the files of the Overton County Library)

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Mrs. Anna Laura Green, 67, one of the best and most favorably known women of Hilham, died Saturday at her home in Hilham, after an illness of several months. She was a daughter of the late Dr. Shields, one of the most prominent physicians of the Upper Cumberland river section and was born at Butler's Landing, now Clay County. She was married to Dr. George W. Green of Thompkinsville, KY, in 1885, and lived at Celina for a few years, moving to Hilham in 1898, where she spent the remainder of her life. Her husband was an efficient and successful dentist. He died in the year 1927. To this union were born ten children as follows: Ed Green, Mrs. Ella G. Langford of Hilham; Walter Green of Nashville; Arch Green, of California; Alex Green, of Pulaski; Mrs. Lyle, of Richmond, VA; Jim Green, of Memphis; Mrs. Grace Sidwell, of Cookeville; Robert Green, of Detroit, and Miss Alma Green, of Hilham. The children, except Arch and Robert, were with her when the end came. She is also survived by one brother, Robert Shields, of Cloud Chief, AR. Funeral services were conducted at the Church of Christ at Hilham Sunday afternoon. Burial was at the Fisk Cemetery. Active pallbearers were Harold Copeland, Ray Upton, Carlos Langford, Lafe Wheat, M.L. Gibbons, and Benton Ward.

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Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Ledbetter are the proud parents of a baby girl.

Evelyn Morgan, who has been sick, is better.

Mike Brown, of Cove Creek, spent the week-end with family.

W.L. Swallows and family, of Algood, were in town Sunday.

Robert S. Master, of near Hilham, is visiting his son, Joe.

Lola Dean Cooper, of Rickman, is visiting her sister, Mrs. G.C. Peek this week.

Special: 100 yards, 28-inch fancy cheviots, light and dark, just the thing for men and boy's work shirts, aprons, and dresses. 10 per yard.

Mrs. Henrietta Story Rosden, of Jamestown, visited friends in town over the week-end.

Little Donley Kuykendall, son of Mr. and Mrs. Graydon Kuykendall, has the measles.

Mrs. B.N. Howard is visiting her daughter, Mrs. Clark Myers, and family at Fredonia.

George Bertram, of Byrdstown, made a business trip to Livingston Monday.

Men's plain and perforated oxfords, $1.49 at A.J.'s on the square.

Mr. and Mrs. W.M. Brown were in Nashville Monday and Tuesday.

Grant Smith, of Ivyton, was in town Wednesday.



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