Files from Yesteryear: 1919, 1939


From the Files of 1919:

Miss Alberta Ziegler entertained a few of her friends at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Ziegler on Friday evening, in celebration of her birthday.

Mrs. Lute Hays was hostess to the Symphony Club, on Thursday afternoon.

Mr. and Mrs. P.G. Hartung and children returned from Russellville, on Sunday, after spending a week with relatives.

From the Files of 1939:

The Jewel Denson family, of Lawrenceburg, Tennessee, will be in the county this weekend to present concerts at Antioch School and Bethel School. They will appear at Antioch, on the east side, near Simcoe at 7:00 p.m., on Friday, December 15th and the following night at the same time at Bethel, near West Point, in the western section of the county.

Mrs. W.H. Golden, age 69, of Cullman, Route Two, died at her home on December 8th at 9:00 p.m. Funeral services were held at the Center Grove Church on December 10th with Reverend Vester Schultz and Brother F.C. Rains officiating. Interment was in an adjoining cemetery, at 11:00 a.m., with Moss- Scheuing in charge.

Mrs. Golden is survived by four daughters, Mrs. Minnie Cornelius, of Birmingham, Mrs. Lonnie Scott, Mrs. Nellie Chance and Miss Lula Golden, all of Cullman and three sons, Henry, William and Jack Golden. Mrs. Golden had lived in Cullman County for over 34 years and had been a member of the Baptist Church since she was 17 years of age.

Mr. E.H. McAfee, 67, died at home on Cullman Route Six at 5:15 p.m., on December 11th. Funeral services were held at Crane Hill on December 14th, at 2 o’clock with Reverend Luther Hudson officiating and Moss Scheuing in charge.

Mr. McAfee is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Ethel Jones and six sons, C.D., D.P., C.C., F.G., J.O. and D.H. McAfee.

Mr. and Mrs. J.D. Henderson and Mr. and Mrs. J.D. Henderson and family, of Cullman and Mrs. R.L. Henderson and son, of Somerville, were guests of Mr. and Mrs. Ervin Henderson and family, of Ensley the past Sunday.

Anon News

Mr. D.S. Jeans and family and Mr. H.H. Edge are leaving for South Alabama, to make it their home.

The Vinemont Junior High School basketball team won two thrilling games over Good Hope on Friday night. The first team score was 33 to 26 and the second team, 23 to 22.

Adults of this community are enjoying a play night every Tuesday night from 7 to 9 at the Vinemont School. Everybody is invited to come and have plenty of fun.

Mr. and Mrs. Paul Burks, of Cullman, visited her mother, Mrs. J.T. Linton, on Sunday.

Mr. and Mrs. Carl Wilhite, of Cullman, attended Anon Church on Sunday.

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