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Firestone celebrates 100th birthday with family and friends


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BY Nixie Sanderson
MANAGING EDITOR

Oleta Firestone celebrated her 100th birthday Friday. She has lived the majority of her life in Dalhart and celebrated the occasion with family in Amarillo. 

“She always says birthdays are just another day, but this one is a little special,” her daughter, Beverly Kelly, said. 

Firestone was born in Highway Park, Texas, to Mr. and Mrs. W.L. Pugh. She was one of seven children, and is the only one of her siblings living today. She was a pole vaulter in high school and enjoyed gym.

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