Files from Yesteryear: 1956


From the Files of 1956

Walter News

Arthur Sutton spent Thursday and Friday in Montgomery.

Mrs. H.H. Segler and Mrs. W.R. Gable, of Cullman, spent Saturday afternoon with Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Sutton.

Mrs. Claud Gable is at home, after spending 12 days in Cullman Hospital.

Christine Johnson, who recently underwent surgery, is slowly improving.

The little daughter, Janice, of Mr. and Mrs. Votie Daniel, had the misfortune to break a leg.

Mr. and Mrs. Al Cove, of Atlanta, Georgia and Mr. and Ms. Joe Martin and Cinday Burnham, of Marietta, Georgia were the Sunday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. B.T. Burnham and Clarence Nuss.

Mrs. Hercle House, Jackie and Ronald, of Cullman, spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Sutton and Rex.

Hanceville Good Citizens

Miss Annette Gibbs, 17, has been chosen Good Citizenship Girl at Hanceville High. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Carter Gibbs and is president of both the Senior Class and Beta Club. She was recently elected most popular senior.

Lloyd Williams, 18, was chosen as Hanceville’s Good Citizenship Boy, recently. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs.

L.M. Williams and is a member of the Beta Club. He was recently voted most likely to succeed by the senior class.

Mr. and Mrs. James A. Call and daughters, Mary Dudley and Eugenia, attended the wedding of Mr. Call’s niece, Jo Ann Haddon and Ray Whitmire in Tullahoma, Tennessee, last Thursday.

Mrs. Call sang for the wedding.

Funeral services will be held at Union Grove on Friday afternoon at 2:00 p.m. for John H. Weaver, 58, 1410 Marie Street. Mr. Weaver died at Cullman Hospital on December 11th.

Surviving are his widow Mrs. Daisy Weaver; five sons, Clerbell, Curtiss, Alfert, Henry and A.B. Weaver; two daughters, Mrs. Elmer League and Sue Sartin; 27 grandchildren; his mother, Mrs. James Weaver; three brothers and five sisters.

Funeral services for James Oscar Taylor, 67, were held at Holly Pond Baptist Church on Tuesday at 2:00 p.m., after the body had lain in state for an hour.

The Reverend Virgil Sizemore and Reverend Lester Stokes officiated and Moss Service directed interment. Nephews served as active pallbearers and Holly Pond deacons as honorary pallbearers.

Mr. Taylor, prominent Holly Pond resident, died on December 9th at Cullman Hospital.

Surviving are his widow; one daughter, Mrs. Herman Keeton; one granddaughter; one brother, Walter Taylor, of Cullman and one sister, Mrs. O.B. Wisner.

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