From a special section of the Waldron News newspaper of 23 April 1981, consisting of interviews of Scott County citizens 80 Years of age and over. The interviews were done as part of a celebration of the Bank of Waldron's 80th anniversary.


Lula (Holland) Chitwood was born May 13, 1887 to Jacob and Mary (Massey) Holland. She was raised in Sebastian County near Dayton, Arkansas, where she lived with her five brothers and three sisters - one of her sisters, Julia Piles resides in the nursing home here in Waldron, where Lula has resided since 1969. At age 19 Lula married Harmon Chitwood and settled down on a small farm around Abbott, AR. Here Lula raised her family of three sons and one daughter, Blake Chitwood of Abbott, Dave Chitwood of Phoenix, Ariz., Joe Chitwood now deceased, and Nita Sherrill of Mansfield, Ark. Lula was a widow for several years, but is known around the nursing home for her quiet but very pleasant personality.

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