Obituary from the
Mrs. Roy Smith Dies After Highway Crash
Mrs. Helen Smith, age 22 years, 9 months and 24 days, wife of Roy Smith, C. & E. I. Railway switchman, formerly of this city, but now residing at 724 east Division street, Evansville, died at 4:45 Saturday morning in St. Mary's hospital, Evansville, of injuries sustained about 6:30 Friday evening when a car in which she was riding, overturned on highway 41, near the Pigeon Creek bridge.
Mrs. Smith sustained a fracture of the skull on the left side, her back was said to have been broken and her neck injured.
The body was brought Saturday in the Pfohl funeral car to the Pfohl
Mrs. Smith, formerly Miss Helen HUNT,
daughter of Mr. And Mrs. John HUNT, residing two and a half miles southwest of
Mrs. Wright sustained a broken arm, broken
leg, cut lip and abdominal injuries. Both were rushed to the St. Mary's
Mrs. Smith is the first death in the membership of the Evansville Eagles Ladies Booster Club, which was organized about a year ago.
Mr. And Mrs. Smith, well known former
Surviving are the husband, the parents, eight sisters and three brothers, Julia Mae, Hazel Marie, now Mrs. Paul Schmidt; Bessie, now Mrs. Clinton Deig; Martha, Dorothy, Grace, Jo Anne and Polly HUNT; Clarence, George Henry and Jack HUNT.
The body of Mrs. Smith will be taken to the home of the parents, southwest of the city. Funeral services will be held at Monday afternoon at White church with burial in the church cemetery.
Contributed by Janet (Elliott) Harbison Douglas,