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70 Years Ago


November 2 - November 8, 1935
70 Years Ago In Overton County (from the files of the Overton County Library)

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Marriage Licenses Issued In October

Marriage licenses were issued by H.C. Swallows, county court clerk for Overton County, for the month of October.

They were as follows: Jewell Rainer and Roxie Coffman; Paul Smith and Inez Davis; Blue Tayes and Nancy Hite; Raymond Hawkins and Vallie Barlow; Dewey Sisco and Ruby Miller; Tom Coffman and Lucy Kirby; Homer Reeder and Ela Gunnels; Dullin Doyle Dodd and Katherine Anne Lampkin; Hobert Holder and Sallie Duncan; Estil Warden and Vello Neal; Earl Whited and Alice Lynn; Haskel Norris and Lola Tayes; Floyd Coleman and Bettie Threet; and Doil French and Maudie Fowler.


William E. Smith was elected by the town board of education and approved by the county board yesterday as the principal of the Livingston Grammar School to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Forrest Stockton, who resigned recently. Mr. Smith took charge of the school this morning. Mr. Smith is a graduate of Livingston Academy and received his degree from Tenn. Polytechnic Institute in 1924. He has had about ten years of teaching experience.


Mrs. Mary Belle (Bilyeu) Carmack, age 56, wife of W.D. Carmack, of the Third District of Overton County, died at her home near Aaron's Chapel on Wednesday, October 30, at 11 a.m. after a lingering illness. She was widely known in the community and had a large circle of friends.

Besides her husband, she is survivied by nine children, as follows: five daughters, Mrs. Joe Gore and Mrs. Joe Gaw, of Anderson, Indiana, and Misses Agnes, Mildred, and Estelle Carmack, and four sons, Edward Carmack, of Tucson, Arizona, Kelly, Oris, and Ebie Carmack, of Anderson, Indiana. She is also survived by one sister, Mrs. Louery Lee of Cookeville, two brothers, Ben and Marion Bilyeu, of Overton County.

Funeral services were conducted on Friday afternoon at the Camp Ground, by the Revs. D.P. Hammons, A.A. Cunningham, and Tommie Reed, with burial in the cemetery there.


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