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Anna Isabelle Smith


Mrs. Anna Isabelle SMITH, Widow of Jesse Hassel SMITH Will 
Be Buried Sunday Afternoon in Smith Cemetery.

Mrs. Anna Isabelle SMITH, widow of Jesse Hassell SMITH, 624 Tolle Road, 
died at the family home this morning at 4 o'clock.  Funeral services 
conducted by the Rev. W. B. MORRIS, will be held Sunday afternoon, at 1 o'clock 
at the First Baptist Church.  Burial will be in Smith Cemetery in Moores Prairie.

Mrs. SMITH is survived by three sisters, Mrs. Helen BENJAMIN of Irvington, Ill.; 
Miss Hattie BURCH and Mrs. Elsie WATT, both of Tilden, Ill.; and two step-sons, 
Kirby SMITH and Anson Clark SMITH, both of Mt. Vernon; and two step-daughters, 
Mrs. Cora ROHRER of Tulsa, Okla. and Mrs. R. L. ROANE of Opdyke.

Mrs. SMITH had been a mother to the children of Anson Clark SMITH since their 
mother's death 37 years ago, viz:  Jesse H. SMITH of Bloomington, Ill.; Miss 
Loraine SMITH and Miss Lenna SMITH both of Mt. Vernon; and Lloyd P. SMITH who 
died in the military service of the United States, one of the first, if not the 
first, to die in the World War, credited to Jefferson County. 
*NOTE* (I think this should say children of Jesse Hassell Smith?)

Mrs. SMITH was a woman of many virtues and in her long and useful life, a life 
filled with deeds of love and mercy for those near and dear to her, and others, 
she was an inspiration to those who knew her.  She neglected no duty or responsibility 
and was a home maker in the fullest sense of the word.  She will be remembered for 
the good she did.

Mrs. SMITH was born in Genosee County, New York, May 28, 1854, and she had lived 75 
years in Jefferson County.  Her age at the time of death was 79 years, five months, 
and 12 days.  Her marriage with Jesse Hassell SMITH took place in 1887, and he preceded 
her in death in 1892.  Mrs. SMITH was a member of the Richview Presbyterian Church until 
its dissolution.

IL Marriage Index
SMITH, JESSE H    BURCH, BELLE  1887-04-06 006/0117  JEFFERSON 

IL Death Index
SMITH,   ANNA ISABELLE   F/W  UNK  2410131 1933-11-10 JEFFERSON   MT VERNON  33-11-11

Source: Unknown
Date: 1933
Submitted by: Mary Zinzilieta 

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