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Denman, Beth

Denman, Beth

Denman, Beth

Date: Wednesday, March 05, 1986

Interview 93a : In this interview with Marie Davis, long time Diboll resident Beth Denman talks about her life in Diboll from the 1950's to the 1980's. When her husband, Joe Denman, moved to Diboll to work for Southern Pine Lumber Company, she followed him and witnessed the town's change from dusty company town to thriving small city. She recalls the process to sell citizens their homes, paving the roads and fencing the livestock, all of the amenities and services the town had, and the sense of camaraderie and community that led to close friendships for children and adults.