7 February, 1902 - 1 March, 1968
From the Idaho
4 March, 1968
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Services for Mrs. Elizabeth Nelson Smith, 66, Talent, Ore.,
who died Friday in a Medford, Ore., hospital, will be
conducted at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the deer Flat Free Methodist
Church by the rev. Harley Adams of the Melba Friends Church.
Interment will follow at Greenleaf Cemetery.
Born Feb. 7, 1902, in Colorado Springs, Colo., she came to
Idaho with her parents in 1906. She attended Deer Flat
Free Methodist Church and graduated from Greenleaf Academy in
1921. On June 5, 1921, she was married to A. Clark Smith
at Greenleaf. Active in pastoral work with the Oregon
Yearly Meeting of the Friends, she served as pastor of the
Melba Friends Church for 11 years. She had lived in
Talent, where she was pastor of the local Friends Church until
retiring two years ago, since 1957.
Surviving are her husband, of Talent; a son, Loren E. of
Madison, Wis.; a daughter, Kathleen Rapp of Laglois, Ore.; two
brothers, Edward E. Nelson of Homedale and royal S. Nelson of
Modesto., Calif.; a sister, Mrs. Audney Bates of Caldwell, and
Friends may call at Dakan Chapel Tuesday afternoon.
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