L.G. Payne, Jr.
100 James Blvd. Apt. 317E
Signal Mountain, TN 37377
lgpaynejr@juno.com

                JOE, BOTH HELEN AND I REMEMBER THE LOCATION OF THE FILLING STATION
AS IT WAS IN 1935...OF COURSE, IT WAS NOT AS CLEAN  AND COLORFUL LOOKING
AS THE PICTURE YOU SHOW.....AT THAT TIME, JIMMY  GREEVER, A NEPHEW OF DR.
CARR'S WIFE, OPERATED THE STATION AND  RUFUS NOAH WORKED WITH JIMMY
GREEVER THERE.....WE NEVER KNEW THAT CARSON  ROSE HAD ANYTHING TO DO
WITH IT.........DO YOU REMEMBER CARSON ROSE'S  AGE, ETC.............YOU
WILL PROBABLY REMEMBER HE MARRIED IRENE ATKINS...IN A FIGHT BACK IN EARLY
20'S, HE AND CLAY JENNINGS HAD IN LONE MT., CARSON SHOT AND
KILLED CLAY.......LATER IN TAZEWELL, CARSON WAS KILLED BY SOMEONE AT THE
MOMENT I CAN'T REMEMBER WHO........MAYBE A ROBINSON
ORXXXXXXXXZ?????////////////SORRY MY MEMORY IS GETTING WORSE DAILY,   BUT
I KEEP TRYING...I BELIEVE IT MAY HAVE BEEN A SHULTZ......GLAD TO KNOW  
THE COURT HOUSE REGISTER  WAS ESTES...ROSS..THANKS        LGP

Joe Payne
925 Woodview Lane
Knoxville, TN  37909
JPayne5744@aol.com

Lon YOAKUM was born in 1892 in Claiborne Co., Tennessee, USA, and  married Jossie SCHULTZ who was born about 1895 in Claiborne Co.,   
This is the sister to Ms Lizzie Schultz Robinson who married Sterling Robinson. They had two son Schultz Robinson and Haydad Robinson.  My mother, Edith Payne, Robert Paynes wife, and my Grandmother Birdie Phillips were sitting in a car on the street of Tazewell.  They heard shots and got out of the car to see the after math of a shooting.  
Caywood Rose had killed Schultz Robinson. Later Shultz's brother Haydad killed Caywood Rose.


THAT WAS A GREAT STORY DURING MY EARLY LIFE..CAYWOOD WAS A   SPECIAL
FRIEND OF OURS IN OUR EARLY YEARS,,MARRYING SALLEY..HE AND CLAUDE
OVERTON, WHO WAS A SON OF JUDGE OVERTON, WHO LIVED THERE IN TAZEWELL NEXT
DOOR TO THE OLD TAZEWELL PAYNE MOTOR COMPANY....CLAUDE DATED  HELEN
PAYNE.....HE WAS QUITE A DRINKER.....BUT BACK TO CAYWOOD........HELEN
ROOMED WITH SALLEY AND CAYWOOD WHEN SHE FIRST CAME TO TAZEWELL I N 1934
TO BE A CASEWORKER TO THE POOR AND LIVED AT THE OLD SHELL HOTEL, WHERE
MANY OF THE TVA WORKERS ALSO  LIVED.............I HAD HEARD THAT CAYWOOD
WAS KILLED BUT COULDN'T REMEMBER THE DETAILS....AS I HEARD HE DIED WHILE
HE WAS WORKING IN THE GARAGE ON A TIRE AND WHOEVER IT WAS CAME IN AND SHOT.
HIM...........HADAD WAS  ABOUT MILDRED'S AGE AND VERY GOODLOOKING MAN.  I
THINK MILDRED MAY HAVE HAD A FEW DATES WITH HIM IN THE LATE  1919
PERIODS...SHE GRADUATED FROM HIGH I BELIEVE IN  ABOUT 1918 OR -19..ALL THE
ROBINSON  MEN WERE HANDSOME AS I UNDERSTAND IT.............IF YOU LOOK
AT THE RECORD YOU CAN SEE THAT CLAY JENNING WAS BORN IN LATE 1880'S
PROBABLY AND HE  WAS KILLED BY CARSON IN SOME SORT ARGUMENT THEY HAD  AT
THAT TIME...I DON'T KNOW THE DETAILS, BUT I WAS A YOUNGSTER AND CAN REMEMBER
WHEN IT HAPPENED IN EARLY 1920'S I BELIEVE.....MUCH EARLIER  THAN
CAYWOOD'S DEATH..CLAY WAS A ROUGH CHARACTER, THE SON OF OUR AUNT ELIZA
AND FRANK JENNINGS.....MATTIE AND EVA WERE HIS SISTERS, WHO LATER WENT TO
LIVE WITH OUR UNCLE BEN LIVESAY.....BEN WAS MARRIED TO DONNA, THE OLDEST
DAUGHTER OF AUNT ELIZA.HENCE THE CLOSE RELATIONSHIP WITH THE LIVESAYS AND
AUNT ELIZA'S FAMILY....HOMER WAS A TWIN SON OF AUNT ELIZA. HIS TWIN DIED
IN CHILDBIRTH I BELIEVE....HOMER AND TIP PAYNE WERE ABOUT THE SAME
AGE...AFTER EVA MARRIED A GOODMAN AND MOVED TO KNOXVILE, HOMER WENT TO
LIVE WITH THEM, AND WORKED IN A  SHOE SHOP IN DOWNTOWN KNOXVILLE,
PROBABLY OWNED BY GOODMAN, WHERE HE WAS A LEATHER SALESMAN.....MORE LATER
ABOUT THE TRAGEDIES IN FAMILY........HOPE ALL IS WELL WITH YOU.HAD NOTE
FROM PAT WHICH I WILL TRY TO FORWARD LATER TONIGHT OR TOMORROW, I HAVE
SOME LEGAL COPYWORK TO DO LATER THIS EVENING   MORE LATER          
LOVE UNCLE  FATE

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