Files from Yesteryear: 1959


From the Files of 1959:

Hanceville Club Meets

The Hanceville 4-H Club met on Monday, October 26th, in the club room at Hanceville School. Everette Chandler, assistant county agent, met with the group. Officers for the club year 1959 were elected. They are: president, Maurice Blalock; vice-president, Doyle West; secretary, Ronald Pender; song leaders, David McAnnally and Mickey Stanley and reporter, Dwight Blalock.

Aged Man Dies

Funeral services were held on November 3rd at Bell Springs for James Mathes McReath, 95, of Falkville, who died at his home on November 1st.

Reverend Peppers conducted the services and Moss Service directed interment in the adjoining cemetery.

Pallbearers were grandsons.

Survivors are his wife, Ola McReath; three daughters, Mrs. Allie Sullins, Mrs. Oneal Downs, of Falkville and Mrs. Virgil Roberts, of Birmingham; three sons, Don and Fred, of Falkville and Loyd, of Vinemont; one brother, J.W. McReath; twenty grandchildren; thirty- eight great-grandchildren and five great- great-grandchildren.

Cullman FHA Meets

The Cullman FHA Chapter met recently with Carol Noneaker presiding. Members and officers repeated the opening ritual.

The officers explained the FHA emblem, flower, motto, colors and symbols for degree of achievement. It was decided that one of the projects to be carried out is, “Friends At Home.” The club will participate in this project by sending money and clothing to deaf and blind girls enrolled at the Alabama Institute.

Members of the Cullman FHA Chapter are: Elvia Brewer, Sandra Burnham, Faye Campbell, Betty Sue Creel, Betty Crossno, Rebecca Slunn, Patricia Entrekin, Janice Fuller, Eloise Gay, Rose Gillon, Jady Glasscock, Kathy Gossett, Glenda Graham, Brenda Hames, Mildred Hicks, Sandra Hill, Ann Hite, Helen Hite, Edith Hestson, Betty Kilgo, Evelyn Leigeber, Betty Lewis, Patricia Marty, Geree Mitchell, Rachel Nix, Panice Price, Ann Persall, Margaret Pruitt, Polly Reaid, Judy Rodgers, Wanda Scott, Janice Taylor, Carolyn Williams, Margaret Yates and Glenda England.

Garden City News

Reverend and Mrs. A.B. Harris and Marhamae, of Trenton, Tennessee, visited friends here on Tuesday. Reverend Harris also attended the East Cullman Baptist Association at Hanceville.

Mr. and Mrs. J.G. Nelson, of Birmingham, were Tuesday guests of Mr. and Mrs. F.W. Shaver, Senior.

Mr. and Mrs. J.H. Shaver spent Sunday with their daughter, Mrs. Aubrey Willis and family, in Birmingham.

Mr. and Mrs. B.D. McKenzie were Sunday guests of Mr. and Mrs. W.M. Cost, in Hartselle.

Lesley Hudson and Edgar Earl Edwards were home from the University of Alabama for the weekend with their parents.

Mr. and Mrs. Dickie Garner and Tim, of Birmingham, spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Chappell.

Mr. and Mrs. J.C. Lesley and Mr. and Mrs. Harold Hunter and baby, of Sylacauga, were Saturday guests of Mrs. Cora Lesley and Mrs. Eula B. Kinser.

Mr. and Mrs. Ted Hallmark, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Hallmark and son, of Birmingham, were recent guests of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Fanning.

Mr. and Mrs. J.B. Tinpenney and children, of Birmingham, visited Mr. and Mrs. Gorden Latham, on Sunday.

Mr. and Mrs. Karry Hanks and Mr. and Mrs. Hilburn Black were visitors in Pulaski, Tennessee, on Sunday.


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