Saturday, June 2, 2012

Smith, Lucy May Denison 1879-1930 Morris Obituary


Smith, Lucy May Denison 1879-1930 Morris Obituary

Mrs. William H. Smith Dies Saturday in Morris

Huusband, Son and Daughter Survive---
Funeral This Afternoon at Late Home---
Burial in Hillington Cemetery

Morris, Nov. 2.---On Saturday, October 31, at 6:45 p. m., occurred the death of Lucy May Denison. Wife of William H. Smith. The deceased was born in the town of Pittsfield on January 8, 1879. She was the only daughter of Spencer and Mary (Cook) Denison. On February 8, 1899, she was united in marriage with W. H. Smith and since that time the family has resided in Morris or vicinity. The surviving relatives are her husband; a daughter, Louise Smith of Morris; a son, Charles D. Smith of Davenport Center, and three cousins, Mrs. George Weatherly of Morris, Mrs. William
Hickling of New Lisbon, and Earl Burdick of Mt. Upton.
The funeral will be held at the home this (Tuesday) afternoon at 2 o'clock with burial in Hillington cemetery, Morris.
Mrs. Smith graduated from Morris training class in 1897, after which time she taught in Morris High school and other schools in that section. About three years ago she was obliged to retire on account of ill health. Since then she has led a quiet life, tenderly cared for by the members of her family. She was confined to her bed only a few days.
Owing to her active life as a teacher, Mrs. Smith had a host of friends and acquaintances by whom she will be greatly missed. Her kindly personality and beautiful character will never be forgotten by any who came in contact with her.

Mrs. Lucy Smith Dead

Morris, Nov. 1—Mrs. Lucy smith, wife of William Smith of Elm Grove, died at her home Saturday at 6:45 o'clock. Funeral services will be held Tuesday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the home. Rev. C. E. Vermilya, pastor of the Methodist church will officiate.

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