November 2, 1944 -
Mrs. J. T. Whiteside Celebrates 96th Birthday Nov. 1
Born in 1848, in 1944 she was "conceded to be the oldest white woman in Bradley County" and "the senior member of a family of five generations living in Bradley County." The article also states "She has enjoyed excellent health and maintains an active interest in both civic and national affairs."
You can view the full article on her Obituary page. She did live to see this war end the following year. She died in 1947 at the age of 98.
Newspaper clipping graciously provided by Jann Woodard.
Submitted to the Bradley County Obituary pages by Cindy Munson
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