Files from Yesteryear: 1952


From the Files of 1952:

Mr. and Mrs. Howard Horton of Hanceville were guests on the Bud Collyer, Toni Break the Bank Television program. They won the $2,530 jackpot. Mrs. Horton is the former Mildred Gladney, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W.A. Gladney. Mr. Horton and his wife are Church of Christ missionaries to Nigeria. They plan to donate the money to the fund to send another missionary to Nigeria.

Mrs. Edna Bice, 32 and her daughter, Gayla, 11, were struck by a car in their own yard at Walter and received multiple injuries.

Mr. and Mrs. Bernie Faulk were seriously injured by a dynamite explosion on Sunday at Hanceville. The family built a fire in the stove and forgot that dynamite had been stored there for safekeeping.

Mrs. Martha Ann Williams, 74, died on November 9th. Reverend W.O. Hunt conducted the services at Providence.

Garden City 4-H Club officers are Bert Simpson – president, Roger McAnnally – vice-president, Eddie Siebert – secretary, treasurer and D.D. Shaver – reporter.

Mr. and Mrs. Joel Sinyard of Birmingham spent the weekend with the Calvern Sinyards and the Leonard Woodard family.

The 4-H Club officers at Trimble are Leroy Pope – president, Roger Calvert – vice-president, Hubert Simmon – secretary, treasurer and song leaders – Robert Bailey and Mitchell Speegle.

Mr. and Mrs. Devere Holoway were Sunday guests of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ellis Holoway at Pentecost.

The Cullman Bearcats will be seeking their first win over Hanceville since 1949 for Homecoming this Friday.

Bill Mangum, son of Mr. and Mrs. Birdo Mangum of Simcoe underwent surgery last week and is doing nicely.

James Short and Doris Burrow were married last week at Bethany.

Good Hope 4-H officers are president – Jack Doss, vice-president – Frank Bates, secretary – Jimmy Hudson and reporter – Curtis Maze. Song leaders are Daron Eady, Sherrell Johnson and Sherling Goodwin.

Mr. and Mrs. Willie Nixon have purchased the Fairview home of the late J.T. McClendon.

A.B. Marsh has remodeled his house at Union Hill.

A.E. Smith killed a hog last week.

W.R. Gable of Walter attended an all- day Harp singing on Sunday at Jones Chapel.

Mr. and Mrs. James Corley and son were dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Purvis Wilhite and boys at Vinemont.

Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Parker have moved from Etha to Florida.

Willis Jesse Freeman of Bremen, age 61, died at Bremen on November 5.

Mr. and Mrs. J.T. Christian will have as guests for Christmas, their daughter, Evelyn and her husband, Leonard Rhodes and Mike from Medford, Oregon, John Rhodes of Maderia, California and Mr. and Mrs. Richard Christian and Brenda Gayle, of Evansville, Indiana.


Copyright 2020 Humble Roots, LLC. All Rights Reserved.