Friday, December 14, 2012

Smith, Erle 1881-1950 Morris Obituary

Smith, Erle 1881-1950 Morris Obituary

Erle Smith, Morris, Dies

April 1950, Morris---Erle A. Smith, Morris, died at 3:50 p. m. Sunday. Funeral will be held at 2 p. m. Tuesday at Zion Episcopal Church here. The Rev. Carl F. Truesdale will officiate. Burial will be in Hillington Cemetery.

He was born in New Lisbon Nov. 17, 1881, son of William and Cora (Cook) Smith. He was married on Aug. 18, 1915, to Harriett Moore at Morris. He had lived here since 1936, when he came from New Lisbon.

He attended the New Lisbon school and was a graduate of Morris High School. He formerly was a farmer but after coming to Morris was a night watchman at the Linn Tractor plant and a school bus driver.

He was a member of Zion church, the West Laurens Grange and of the church vestry.

He is survived by his wife; one daughter, Mrs. Virginia Smith, Hartford, Conn.; two sons, Francis of Sidney and Erle Jr. of Riverdale; and four grandchildren.

Below are links to Erle Smith's family memorials on Find A Grave:


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