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