Monday, April 13, 2009

Orie Lee Stalls

Orie Lee Stalls was born on the 30th day of June 1869 in Stewart County Tennessee, she was the 6th child of William FBC and Mary (Manning) Stalls. Orie was of the Baptist faith. Orie fell in love with Milton Otis Hicks, her schoolteacher, and her and Milton were married against her parents wishes on the 8th day of August 1885 by H. L. Watson. Milton became the County Judge of Stewart County, in 1926, for a term of eight years. Orie and Milton resided most of their life in the town of Model and later moved to Dover. Orie was a devout christen and was a member of Crocketts Creek Baptist Church and later the Model Baptist Church in Stewart County. Orie also was a dedicated mother and took great care of her children. Although Orie was stricken with Osteoporosis she never faltered as a good person. Orie died of a heart attack on the 8th of June 1938. Orie is buried in the Acree cemetery along with her husband and some of her children.

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