Milton (Dick) Smith
Milton Smith 90, Dies Last Night
Milton (Dick) Smith of 1211 North Ninth Street died at 8:15 last
night at Good Samaritan Hospital. He was 90 years, three months
and three days of age.
Funeral services will be held Thursday at 2:00 pm at the East Side
Baptist Church. The Rev. ? Dorris will officiate and burial will
be in Williams Cemetery.
The body will be removed from the Osborne Funeral Home in Dix to
the home of Robert C. Smith of 1607 South Tenth Street, where friends
may call after 6:00 pm today.
Mr. Smith was born December 6, 1863, the son of Daniel and
Barbara Ellen (Wade) Smith. In 1886 he was married to Mary F. Scott
who preceded him in death in 1936. He was a member of the East Side
Baptist Church. Surviving are a son Robert of Gould, Fla; a daughter,
Mrs. Alva Merritt of St. Louis, 19 grandchildren and 48 great-grandchildren.
Two sons and a daughter preceded him in death.
Source: Mt. Vernon Register News
Date: 10 Mar 1954
Submitted by: Teresa Wilson Rogers
Relationship = Great-great granddaughter