Enos Smith, 79, a Mt.Vernon handyman for many years and for a long
period a part-time janitorial employee at the county court house died yesterday
afternoon at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Opal Hardin, 1103 Canal street.
He had been acutely ill only a few days but failing health
terminated a long period of industrious service. The deceased came to Mt.
Vernon from his native town of Akin, Ill.
The body is at Weisinger Funeral Home
where Rev. Paul turner, pastor of Church of God Mission, will conduct the funeral service in Weisinger chapel at Monday. Burial will be in Bellefontaine
Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Hardin, Mt. Vernon, and Mrs.
Elmer Mann, Evansville; two sons, Marion Smith, Evansville, and Flavil Smith, Jeffersonville, Ind;
21 grandchildren and 26 great grandchildren; a sister, Mrs. Oma
Smith, St. Louis, and two brothers, Levi and Bevy Smith, both of Carmi, Ill.