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70 Years Ago

February 8 - February 14, 1936
70 Years Ago In Overton County (from the files of the Overton County Library)

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Funeral services held for Mary Heard
Funeral services for Mrs. Mary Heard, 73, who died at the home of her son, William Heard, of Algood, Friday, after a lengthy illness, were held today at the Ozone Methodist church in Overton County, by the Rev. J.T. Majors, pastor of the Algood Methodist church. Burial was in the church cemetery.

Mrs. Heard is survived by eight daughters and sons, Mrs. William Rayburn and Mrs. J.P Conley, both of Livingston, Mrs. J.C. Ledbetter of New Albany, IN, Mrs. J.D. Hyland of Nashville, William Heard of Algood, John Heard of Clarkrange, Henderson Heard of Monroe, and Dewey Heard of Livingston; and one brother, Manse Maxfield of Willow Grove.


new store opens in livingston
Livingston's new grocery, Cole Bros. Cash Store, ocated on the south east corner of the square, will have its opening Saturday. The Ramsey stock of groceries have been purchased by the owners of the new store and the interior of the building is being redecorated throughout.


Mildred McGee has returned home from Cookeville where she visited relatives for the past two weeks.

Mr. and Mrs. T.M. Oakley were in Nashville last week to see her sister, Mrs. Cassins Parson, who is ill.

Neil Carlock, of Texas, was called to Livingston Friday on the account of the death of his father, L.H. Carlock.

Mr. and Mrs. G.B. McGee, of Cookeville, were here last weekend on account of the death L.H. Carlock.

Miss Bobbie Lee Goolsby, teacher of the third grade, was not able to teach this week on account of having the flu.

Mrs. C.C. Taylor and sons, Bill and Eddie, were in Crossville Sunday to see her father. His is reported better.

Mr. and Mrs. J.M. Pitts and little daughter, of Nashville, are visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Wheeler.

Mr. and Mrs. Jack Spurrier and little son, Theodore, of Cookeville, spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Chas Spurrier.


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