Biographies and Obituaries
In loving memory
HOLLAND - Paul E. Smith, 85, died of cardiac arrest at 5:17 a.m. Thursday
at the Deaconess-St. Joseph's Hospital emergency room. The funeral will
be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the First Church of the Nazarene in Huntingburg.
Burial will follow in the Mayo Cemetery. The Rev. William Covey will
conduct the funeral rites. Friends may call at the Nass and Son Funeral
Home, Huntingburg, from 2 to 9 tonight and an hour prior to service time
at the church. He was born on Nov. 10, 1914, in Daviess County, to John
and Nancy Lulu (Ragsdale) Smith. His wife, Rachel (Birch) Smith, preceded
him in death on March 12, 1993. Smith was a retired independent milk
hauler. He also was a First Church of the Nazarene charter member in
Huntingburg. Surviving are: three sons, Gerald B. (Jerry) and Paul M.
Smith, both of Holland and Ronald L. Smith, Huntingburg; a sister, Doris
Doades, Washington; seven grandchildren; seven stepgrandchildren; 11
great-grandchildren; 19 stepgreat-grandchildren and three stepgreat-great-grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by two sisters, Alice Scales and Leona
Schnarr and two brothers, Orion and John Smith.
(Dec. 16, 1999)
Contributed by: Sandra Hedrick Allen