Earl L. C. Smith
Earl L. C. Smith, 76, of RFD 6, Mt. Vernon, died at 10:00 a.m..
today at Good Samaritan Hospital. For 20 years, Mr. Smith was associated with
Benoist Hardware Store and for 10 years he was with the Mammoth Department
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday at Myers
Chapel. Burial will be in Pleasant Grove cemetery. The body will lie in state
at Myers Chapel where friends may call after 4:00 p.m. Wednesday.
Mr. Smith was born December 21, 1887, in Jefferson county, the son
of W. Harris and Louisa (Glassman) Smith. In 1916, he was married to
Carrie Milburn who survives. He is also survived by two sons,
Milburn H. Smith of Granite City, and Cranston D. Smith of Mt. Vernon; a
brother, Fred Smith; a sister, Mrs. Ruby Jacobs, both of Mt. Vernon; and
Mr. Smith was past superintendent of the Sunday School at Pleasant
Grove Methodist church. He had served as president of the Burial Association.
Mt. Vernon Register News
June 4th, 1963
Submitted by: Mary Jane Ohms
July 5, 2001