Thursday, January 4, 1968
Spotlight On...

Mrs. Ninnie Harwell celebrated her 84th birthday Wednesday, December 27th at her home in Waldron. She is the wife of the late W.M. Harwell, a Scott County farmer for many years. Mrs. Harwell has lived the past 50 years in Scott County. She is the mother of 12 children and raised two step-children. Her sons are Ron and Ernest of Waldron, Sam and Walter of Blue Mountain, her daughters are Mrs. Buford Lasiter and Mrs. Mary Beardon of Benton, Mrs. Willie Edmundson of Paris, Texas, Mrs. Myrtle Hawkins and Mrs. Elsie Miller of Waldron. She was one of eight children with only one sister, Mrs. Ottia Beamon of Beaumont, Calif., still living. She has 33 grandchildren and 32 great-grandchildren. Standing with her are two neighbors who had presented her with the birthday cake, Mr. and Mrs. Jess Darnell. Her daughter and family, Mr. and Mrs. Buford Lasiter and daughter Betty of Benton visited with her this week.

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