Dixon Evening Telegraph
Wednesday, March 16, 1949
MRS. ELIZABETH SMITH
(Telegraph Special Service)
Oregon, Mar. 16 - Mrs. Elizabeth Smith, 74, passed away at her Ogle County home Tuesday morning at 7:20. She was born in Germany June 1, 1874, the daughter of John and Florence Greenwalt Sherfield. She had resided in Ogle County since a small child and lived at Leaf River before coming to Oregon about one year ago. Her husband, William, preceded her in death in 1947. Surviving are three daughters: Mrs. Dolly Baal of German Valley, Mrs. Ethel Baal of Pecatonica, Miss Irene Sherfield of Oregon, one son, Arthur of Sacramento, Cal., five grandchildren, five sisters, Mrs. Anna Hedden of Davis Junction, Mrs. Sophia Reeverts of Byron, Mrs. Jennie Hunken of Chana, Mrs. Minnie Nuppenau, Mrs. Emma Kinn and one brother, Richard Sherfield of Oregon. Funeral services will be conducted from the Farrell funeral home Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock. James Watkins of the Church of God officiating and burial will be in Silver Creek Cemetery in Mt. Morris Township. Friends may call at the funeral home Wednesday and Thursday.
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