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Archives 12-07-2010

ABrief Review of 1956 in Overton and Pickett Counties

Harold Newman of Oakridge visited in the home of Jeanette Smith Thursday.
James W. Duke of Hot Springs, Ark. is visiting Bill Dowell.
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Hubbard, son, Tommy, and Frank Barni of Oakridge spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. C.C. Taylor.
Mr. and Mrs. Greer Wiggins and family of Nashville spent the weekend with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. W.L. Holman.
Miss Frances Swallows and Mrs. Willie Maud Eubank visited their sister, Mrs. Frank Williams, in Cookeville Sunday.
Jimmy Douglas of Winchester visited Francis Carlock Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Houston Hodges and family of Manchester visited relatives in Livingston over the weekend.
Hugh Holman, who is attending school in Memphis, is visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Bedford Holman.
Mrs. Eula Davis and grandson, Carl French Ledbetter, are visiting this week in Murfreesboro enroute to Atlanta Ga. to visit Paul French. They will be joined in Murfreesboro by their granddaughter, Sally Saller.
Mrs. Carl Ledbetter, who is attending summer school at Tennessee Teachers College, Murfreesboro, spent the weekend at home in Livingston.
Deborah Elaine Ledbetter, little daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Oren Ledbetter, celebrated her first birthday with a party on June 9 at their home. Mrs. Chester Ledbetter was co-hostess and helped serve ice cream, cake and cold drinks. A good time was had by all. Those attending were: Judy, Keith, Ronnie and Paul Ledbetter, Billy and David Archie, Ruby and Randall Cantrell, Angela Frost, Mrs. Joe Frost, Mrs. Glen Ledbetter, Mrs. W.F. Archie and Mrs. Lou Dotson.
Pickett County Marriage Licenses Issued May 12 - June 18: Donald D. Reynolds and Emily Kathlene Lee, Kell J. Brannum and Barbara Jessie Looper, Russell Logan and Nellie Bond, James Murphy and Hester Hargis, Howard E. Sparks and Kitty Joyce McCool, William Arthur Stogner and Ottis Sue Windle, Luther York and Doris Lee Stephens, Elzy Randall Cross and Maryin Ruth Groce, James White and Gelema Collins. Norman Curtis Walker and Martha Logan, Gordon Sells and Fread Wilson, Clyde R. Lady and Ruby E. Franklin. E.A. Garrett, Clerk.
William Joseph Murphy, 71, passed away at his home near Alpine on June 16. Funeral services and burial were at Okolona on June 18 with Bro. Johnson of Crossville officiating. Speck-Hyder Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.
For Dependable Used Cars See SMITH’S AUTO SALES, East Main Street.
Aaron Looper, who attended Livingston Academy in 1954, has entered Tech after getting his discharge from the service.
B.R. Poston Jr. is on vacation from Vanderbilt University where he is a medical student.
“All men come into this world alone and leave it alone.”
Thomas De Quincey


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