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.


Ruth Carpenter was born April 9, 1899 in Montgomery County, Arkansas. She was the daughter of Theoddisha and Jefferson Pope. Her husband was the late Walter Carpenter. She has two sons, Allen of Boles, Arkansas, and Ray of Ohio. She is a Baptist, and became a resident of Pinewood Nursing Home December 29, 1986.

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