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70 Years Ago

February 29 - March 5, 1936
70 Years Ago In Overton County (from the files of the Overton County Library)

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Marriage licenses issued for February
Marriage licenses issued by H.C. Swallows, county court clerk for Overton County, for the month of February were as follows:

Sam Moody and Myrtle Hassler; Louis Vaughn and Delpha Hall; Herbert Robbins and Alma Johnson; Albert Buck and Pauline Wilson; Harlan Moore and Juanita Bennett; Frank Poulson and Mildred Anderson; Edgar Livingston and Veachel Eldridge; W.T. Norrod and Elizabeth Johnson; Willie D. Waites and Dorothy Carmack; Marvin Whited and Clara Windle; and Arthur McCowan and Livie Bilbrey.


Sam Maynard, 83, dies at the home of his son
Sam Maynard, age 83, died at the home of his son, Albert Maynard at Baxter, on Tuesday, Feb. 25.

He had spent most of his life near Oakley, in the Seventh District of Overton County.

Funeral services were conducted on Wednesday at Fellowship, with burial in the cemetery there.


Helen G. Gore dies following an operation
Funeral services for Mrs. Helen Goodpasture Gore, 21, who died Monday at a Cookeville hospital following an operation for appendicitis last Friday, were held at Flatt Creek Church of Christ. Burial was at Flatt Creek.

Mrs. Gore, wife of Clyde Gore, was a native of the Flatt Creek community where she was a member of the Church of Christ.

She is survived by her husband, Clyde Gore; her father, John J. Goodpasture; her step-mother and her sisters, Mrs. Lester Gore, Mrs. Stanley H. Carr, Miss Jennie Goopasture, Misses Lola, Mildred, and Jean Goodpasture; and three brothers, Elder B. Cordell Goodpasture Atlanta, Ray Goodpasture of Overton County and Charles Goodpasture of Nashville.


Samuel A. Flatt dies after a brief illness
The funeral for Samuel A. Flatt, 82, who died after a brief illness on Thursday, Feb. 27 at his home three miles west of Hilham, was conducted by Rev. James T. Hooten, Rev. A.A. Cunningham, and Rev. Joe Seber, at Maxwell's Chapel near Hilham, on Friday at 2:00 p.m.

He was a native of Overton County, a highly respected farmer, and for sixty years a faithful member of the Missionary Baptist Church.

His wife, who maiden name was Lee, Ann Smith, with whom he had lived for more than half a century, died on the 10th of February.

Surviving are eight children, four daughters, Mrs. Simeon Copeland and Mrs. Bedford Reed of Rickman and Mrs. Bess Huffines and Mrs. Grover C. Masters of Hilham; and four sons, Tramel Flatt of West Tennessee, Millard Flatt of Anderson, Ind., and Dillard and Wesley Flatt of Livingston, Tenn., also two sisters, Mrs. A.C. Brown and Mrs. John H. Holman, both of the Holly Springs community.



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