Thursday, February 1, 1968
Spotlight On...

R.M. Baxter, father of Mrs. W.A. McKeown, celebrated his 92nd birthday January 31, 1968, in the home of his daughter. Mr. Baxter was born at Diana, Texas near Longview but has been a resident of Arkansas for 55 years. He has lived in Waldron the past ten years and is well known and has a host of friends in Waldron. Mr. Baxter and Miss Stella Davidson of Marshall, Texas were united in marriage in the year of 1900. To this union were born three children: Mrs. Faye Anderson of Fort Smith and Ray Baxter of Monroe, La. These two are twins. Also another daughter with whom he lives, Mrs. W.A. McKeown, a music teacher in the Waldron Public School system. He has three grandchildren and eight great grandchildren. Mr. Baxter spent most of his life as a timber estimator. He is a member of the Waldron Methodist Church.

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