Files from Yesteryear: 1957


From the Files of 1957:

Mr. and Mrs. Alton Hinkle are the parents of a daughter, born on January 24th, at Cullman Hospital.

Mr. and Mrs. Levon Clay are the parents of a baby daughter.

Mrs. Amos Wallace is doing fine after returning from Cullman Hospital.

Mr. and Mrs. Hollis Gregory, Mrs. Mavis Stallings and Mrs. Nedlean Weaver attended an aunt’s funeral in Walker County on Saturday.

Carol Stallings spent Friday night with Joice Walwraven, at West Point.

Mrs. W.W. Harbison, Ms. Herbert White and Mrs. Polly Waters attended a W.M.U. meeting on Friday at the First Baptist Church in Cullman.

L.P. Hulsey has returned home after visiting his daughter and husband, Mr. and Mrs. Auther Butler.

Mr. and Mrs. John Sims entertained with a dinner at their home, in Hanceville, on Sunday, January 20th, honoring Mrs. D.H. Sims on her 88th birthday and their grandson, Leon Phillips, on his 14th birthday.
Present were Robert Sims, Bob Sims, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Tidwell and son, Oliver, Mr. and Mrs. B.O. Mann, Senior, Mr. and Mrs. B.O. Mann, Junior, Mrs. Doris Brunson, Mr. and Mrs. Odell Travis and Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Travis, all of Birmingham; Mr. and Mrs. Edwards Sims and daughters, of Garden City; Mrs. Kate Travis, of White City; Mr. and Mrs. George Sims and Pete, Mr. and Mrs. Mancil Sims and baby, Mr. Percy Sims, Mr. and Mrs. Leon Phillips, Mrs. Pearl Gibbs, the host and hostess and the honorees.

Miss Elizabeth Hart honored Mrs. John Glasscock (Martha Lewis) with a bridal shower on January 19th at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Hart.
Assisting hostesses were Mrs. Ezma Black, Mrs. Ezma Reid and Miss Audrey Segers.

Mr. and Mrs. Jack Sides and five-year-old daughter, Betty Ruth, were visited in their lovely new home on Ninth Avenue East, after having moved here from Dora, Alabama. Mr. Sides is a trucker for Cullman Banana Supply Company. This is a Methodist family.

Walter News

Mr. and Mrs. Dan Burnham and Cindy and Mr. and Mrs. Joe Martin, of Marietta, Georgia and Mr. and Mrs. Clayton Ingram, Carol and Robert, of Mount Olive spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. B.T. Burnham and Clarence Nuss.

Mr. and Mrs. R.J. Echols, Mrs. Vonda Chrietzberg and children have moved to Hanceville.

Marlene Montgomery, West Point High Senior, was chosen Miss Cullman County FHA at a countywide FHA meeting held recently at Fairview. She is president of the county FHA and of her local chapter and is editor of the West Point student newspaper. Miss Montgomery is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J.H. Montgomery, of Vinemont.

Hanceville Happenings

Mr. and Mrs. James Nicholson and son, Jimmy, former residents of Cullman, have purchased the W.M. Clay home and will make their home here.

Mrs. George Sims and Wallace were the Sunday guests of Mrs. Myrtle O’Brian and family in Welti.

Mrs. E.J. Collier and Mrs. James McElroy, Senior, spent Thursday, in Birmingham.

Mesdames J.W. Bland, S.S. Sloan and W.C. Lancaster attended the W.M.U.


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