From a special edition of the Scott County Advertiser newspaper of 3 April 1991, entitled "A Salute to Scott County Citizens 90 Years and Over." The interviews were done as part of a celebration of the Bank of Waldron's 90th anniversary.


Daisy Rodgers was born in the Cauthron community on June 11, 1895, to Clay and Emma Carnet Rodgers. She attended school through the 8th grade, which was all that was available at Mansfield at that time. She married Emmett Mitchell, and they had five children: Marjorie Hogue of Mansfield, Lawrence and Fred Mitchell of Fort Smith, Alden and Marcille, deceased. She has eight grandchildren and five great grandchildren. She is a member of the Church of the Nazarene at Mansfield, where she taught the young people's Sunday School class for many years, served on the church board and was very active in all church activities. She was a telephone operator for many years, and she and her husband operated the Mansfield Laundry for many years.

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