Farm girl turns 99


Lillie Edwards celebrated her 99th birthday Saturday at the home of her daughter, Betty Crawford.


Lillie Edwards moved with her family from Arkansas to near Bennington, Oklahoma, in a covered wagon around 1922. She was only 3 or 4 years old at the time, she recalls, and her hard life of working on the farm was already beginning. That life almost ended before it got started as she survived the
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