Overton County News Overton County News - An Award Winning Newspaper - Livingston, Tennessee
homeabout ussubscriptionskids cornerlocal linkscontact us
80 Years Ago

Archives 07-14-2010

1956 In Overton And Pickett Counties

Allen Gore, 86, father of U.S. Senator Albert Gore, died Sunday afternoon at his home in Carthage next door to the home of the senator, who flew home from Washington Friday night when his father developed pneumonia. Mr. Gore is survived by his widow, Margie Denny Gore; sons, Senator Gore and Reggie Gore of Carthage; daughters, Mrs. Alfred Marks, Elmwood; Mrs. Haskell Gentry, Nashville; Mrs. Leon Keys, Oklahoma City; brother, Charles C. Gore, Livingston; sisters, Mrs. Mollie Bennett, Elmwood; Mrs. Betty White, Taylorsville; Mrs. Maggie Law, San Francisco; 12 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren. Burial was in Ridgewood Cemetery in Carthage.
BIRTHDAYS FOR MARCH: March 10: Jim Edd McDonald, Sandra Peterman. March 11: Rebecca Bradshaw, Sarah Beth Bradshaw, Ethel Dishman, Mrs. Edd Bilbrey. March 12: Nancy Faye Stockton, Pat Officer Jr., B.H. Holman. March 15: Fannie Matthews. March 16: Lou Carol Gray, Billy Grey Sells. Donald Higgins, Emmett Keisling.
Marriage Licenses: J.R. Dulworth and Leeida Reagan; James McCoy Walker and Evelyn Maxine Dale; Cadle Asberry and Mary Margaret Guthrie; Johnie William Smith and Dollie Lennie Connor; Homer Glen Arms and Lucy Elma Smith; Leonard Allen Ledbetter and Judith Kay Stover; Daniel Dewey Carr and Shirley Ann Martin; Billy Elam and Dorothy Mae Poston; Hollis Eugene Glidwell and Archie Evangelina Cummings; Glen Hugh Wilson and Patsy Jean Brandy; Alvin C. Miller and Velma Jane Hicks Coleman; Robert Junior Smith and Colleen Woodson; Avon J.W. Carter and Clarice Evadeen Young; Billy Hayes Cole and Alice Ruth Ramsey.
D.R. Todd, 86, celebrated his birthday Sunday. Mr. Todd has 9 children, 49 grandchildren, 88 great-grandchildren and 9 great-great grandchildren. About 130 friend and relatives enjoyed the festivities.
Mr. and Mrs. Flem Garrett of Pickett County are proud parents of a girl born March 1.
Oakley Insurance Agency, phone 269, Livingston, Tenn.
Chet Huntley, David Brinkley begin TV news reporting.
Grand Opening and 16th Anniversary, E.B. GRAY JR., Jeweler, Saturday, March 17. Prize Drawing 5 P.M.
Mr. and Mrs. Bunt Hammock and family have moved to their farm near Allons.
Mrs. Lloyd Sells is in Florida this week.
Lady Ann February 28 Admittance Register: Mrs. Maggie Roberts, Livingston; Cletus Sheffield, Allons, Route 1; Miss Jewell Melton, Livingston, Route 2, Mrs. Emma Cook, Hilham.
Elvis appears on Ed Sullivan Show.
W.J. Webb Construction Company, Licensed General Contractor. For all your building needs call 249. 210 W. Main Street, Livingston, Tenn. Johnie Webb, Owner.
Arrived at Heirport: A girl to Mrs. Elsie Thomson, Celina, February 27. A girl to Mrs. Elizabeth Garrett, Byrdstown, February 29. A girl to Mrs. John Frost, Livingston, March 1.
Mr. and Mrs. Buster Garrett of Oak Ridge visited Miss Hilda Garrett and Mrs. Nell Simmons and Pamelia last Sunday.
Mrs. Walter Reeser is visiting her daughter, Mrs. Harold Frye, and family in Monticello, Kentucky.      
The way to silence religious disputes is to take no notice of them. ---- Thomas Jefferson.

Top of Page

415 West Main Street
P.O. Box 479
Livingston, Tennessee 38570
tel 931.823.6485
fax 931.823.6486

Printing Supplies Graphic Design Custom Printing Advertising