Orphaned as baby, Foresthill woman thanks God for letting her live to 100

Ella Bea Surratt says she was lucky to live to age 10, let alone 100. She and her husband moved from Arkansas to the foothills in the 1940s, drawn by news that African American workers were getting jobs in a sawmill there. The couple raised 10 chi
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Ella Bea Surratt says she was lucky to live to age 10, let alone 100. She and her husband moved from Arkansas to the foothills in the 1940s, drawn by news that African American workers were getting jobs in a sawmill there. The couple raised 10 chi

Foresthill woman, 100, recalls life as an African American in the foothills

June 08, 2016 06:14 PM