Thursday, November 30, 1967
Spotlight On...

Mrs. Pearl Speaks celebrated her 77 birthday Monday, November 27 in her home. She is the former Pearl Black, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Clate Black of Waldron. She was born about 1 1/2 miles east of Waldron and has lived all but three years of her life in or near Waldron. She was married to the late Jess Speaks (a farmer) December 5, 1906. To this union was born 10 children: five boys, Edgar and Dale of Fort Smith, Ark., Joe of Pine Bluff, Don, of Texarkana and Herman of Waldron; five girls, Jean Payne and Doris Hullett of Tulsa, Okla., Clara Solomon of Concord, California, Glen Lee and Juanita Aynes, of Waldron. She has one brother living, L.J. "Bunk" Black of Redondo Beach, California. Visiting her through the holidays were Mr. and Mrs. Roy Payne of Tulsa, Okla., Mr. and Mrs. Don Speaks and family of Texarkana, Texas, and Mrs. Joe Speaks and son, Larry of Pine Bluff, and a granddaughter, Mrs. Jimmy Davis and daughter of Fort Worth, Texas.

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