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80 Years Ago

Archives 08-17-2005

70 Years Ago


August 10 - August 16, 1935
70 Years Ago In Overton County (from the files of the Overton County Library)

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A marriage of interest was that of Garlin Gunnels and Miss Orphia Ledbetter, which was solemnized by Squire Jacob B. Dale in Livingston on Saturday. They are residents of the Sixth District. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Adley Ledbetter and the groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Gunnels.

Mr. and Mrs. Charles Spurier visited Bob Taylor at Byrdstown Sunday.

Horace Ed Armstrong, of Albany, KY, visited Tommy Pemberton Sunday.

Mrs. C.H. Reagan visited Mr. and Mrs. Charles Parris Sunday in Byrdstown.

Mr. and Mrs. Willie Needham and family attended church at Fellowship Sunday.

Little Miss Julia O'Neil, of Cross Plains, is visiting her cousin, Marie Oakley.

The Christian Church is being remodeled and a new coat of paint on the roof.

Mr. and Mrs. Haskell McCormick and family are in Chattanooga today on business.

Born to Dr. and Mrs. J.D. Capps on Sunday, August 11th, a baby girl, Betty Ann.

Mrs. Nan Garrett, of Chattanooga, is visiting her sister, Mrs. Will Smith, of Monroe.

Miss Myrtle Dehuff will enter St. Thomas Hospital for nurses' training on Monday.

Mr. and Mrs. Haskell McCormick visited his uncle, Jim Sehorp, at Monterey recently.

Mr. and Mrs. Dean Little were the dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. John Little Tuesday.

T.A. Bussell and daughter, Rachael, visited Mrs. Hollis Edens at Crossville last week.

B.P. Shirley, of Nashville, Compliance Director AAA, was in town Monday on business.

Bethel Zachery is moving to Joe Dillion property on Celina Pike vacated by Mr. West.

Mr. and Mrs. John Deton, of Monterey, visited Mr. and Mrs. Frank Williams Sunday.

Mrs. Amanda Flatt Kyle, 102, life-long resident of Overton County, died recently at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Sam Richardson, in the Free Communion community. Her husband, William Kyle, died in 1915. She had been a member of the Missionary Baptist Church for more than eighty years. Besides Mrs. Richardson, Mrs. Kyle is survived by another daughter, Mrs. Cain Richardson, and two sons, Mack and John Kyle, all of Overton County. She is also survived by seventeen grandchildren, fifty-one great grandchildren; and a number of great-great grandchildren, and one brother, Samuel Flatt, of Hilham.



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