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THE WAY WE WERE: EDMONDSON RECEIVES LEADERSHIP AWARD

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Compiled by Janie Bowen

jbowen@theandersonnews.com

50 YEARS AGO

Thursday, July 23, 2014

Elected president

James E. Perry, son of Mrs. J. W. Perry of Alton, was elected and installed president of the Fleet Reserve Association of the Navy and Marine Corps, Northern Light Branch. He was stationed at the U.S. Naval Base in Keflavik, Iceland.

Masons install new officers

New officers of the Lawrenceburg Masonic Chapter No. 138 were: Major Wheat, high priest; Robert Hyatt, king; Leslie Shelburne, scribe; Paul Dadisman, captain of the host; Zeke Inman, principal sojourner; Winfrey Best, royal arch captain; H.H. Hobbs, secretary; W.J. Smith, treasurer; Porter Hughes, master of the third veil; John Allen Dadisman, master of the second veil; Davis Warford, master of the first veil; Marshall Warford, chaplain; Hollie Warford, sentinel.

Obituaries

Coleman Luther Overstreet, 79, retired farmer, died at a Lexington hospital after a brief illness. Survivors included two daughters, a sister, five grandchildren and nine-great-grandchildren.

Ethel Jelf Thompson, 79, widow of W.I. Thompson, died at the home of her son Robert Thompson, of Stringtown. Four other sons survived her — Raymond, Everett, Melvin and Charles Thompson.

30 YEARS AGO

Thursday, July 26, 1984

Happy birthday

Mabel Cartinhour was in town getting ‘prettied up’ to celebrate her 100th birthday.

She had said in a story in The Anderson News the year before “that she got a kick out of watching some old man play billiards on the sports station.”

“I like to watch baseball now, but Bill (grandson Bill Cartinhour) turns off the television every time he comes. I tell him I was enjoying that and he say’s I’ll turn it on when I leave,” laughed the personable lady.

It didn’t get away

Larry Shelton was pictured holding a five-pound large mouth black bass he caught at Green River Lake in Campbellsville. The 9-year-old son of Paul and Renee Shelton used crank bait to land the big fish.

Camping

Cub scouts from Anderson County and leaders taking part in a week of camping at East Frankfort Park were: Jared Conn, Jonathan Sutherland, Chad Clark, Jarrod Blakeman, Jamey Disponett, Charlie Washington, David Cartinhour, Steven Forbes, Marvin Harvey and Anthony Sutherland. Leaders were: Mary Schram, Denise Kincaid, Delores Snellen, Barbara Sutherland, and Marilyn Prophet.

Obituaries

Mrs. Bertha Alpha Ruble Blakeman, 99, widow of George F. Blakeman, died at the Frankfort hospital. Survivors included three sons,

John Gilbert Pence, 76, died July 18 after a long illness. Survivors included his wife, Emily Hall Pence, two sons and five daughters.

Edgar Brother, 80, retired construction worker, died at the Frankfort hospital. Survivors include his wife, Nannie McKinney Brothers, three daughters and three brothers.

15 YEARS AGO

Wednesday, July 21, 1999

Honored

Claude E. Perry received the highest national award of France for his service during World War I.

Who’s who

Angel Hoskins was nominated to be included in the 33rd annual edition of Who’s Who Among American High school Students for her fine academic achievements, an honor reserved for only five percent of U.S. high school students each year.

She is a daughter of Ray Hoskins and Wanda Hall.

Leadership award

Kristen Belle Edmondson received one of 62 Baptist leadership awards given by Campbellsville University and received a $500 scholarship.

She is a daughter of Dodd and Teresa Edmondson.

Basketball camp

Several Anderson County students attended Don Lane’s Transylvania Basketball Camp. The campers included Tyler Walling, Caleb Beasley, Adam Stoner, Matt Hayes, Daniel Drury, David Montgomery, Jared Graves and Cory Quisenberry.

Obituaries

Daffnia Catlett Hardin, 89, widow of Brack Hardin, died at the Frankfort hospital. A son, Hugh Shouse, and a daughter, Onita Stratton, survived her.

Marvin Vernon Satterly, 80, died in Lexington. He was the retired owner and pharmacist of Ballard’s Drug Store after 27 years. He was pharmacist for Begley’s Drug Store in Lexington in the 1950s. Survivors include a daughter, Dana Lane and a son, Kevin Satterly.

Wilbert Austin Sparrow, 84, died in Lexington. He was a founding member and deacon of the Fellowship Baptist Church, which he helped to build in 1940. He was a farmer and retired 25-year employee of the City of Lawrenceburg Water and Sewer Dept. Survivors included his wife of 61 years, Henrietta Cammack Sparrow, a daughter, Janet Ruth Napier and a son, Bruce Carroll Sparrow.

William Coleman “Bill” Whitaker, 64, supervisor with Everburn Manufacturing in Lexington, died July 14. Survivors included his wife of 42 years, Glenda Faye Hammond Whitaker; a daughter, Patsy Bast; and a son, Dennis Whitaker.