Lowell D. Smith, 76, a Posey county farmer for many years but in
more recent years a resident of Shawneetown, Ill.,
died late last night in a hospital in Elkhart, Ind.
He came to Mt.Vernon two weeks ago from a hospital in Eldorado, Ill, where he had been a patient and a few
days late accompanied his son, Charles C. Smith, Elkhart, to the North Indiana city where he entered a hospital shortly
The deceased was an ardent Democrat. His church affiliation
was with Mt.Vernon
The body will be brought to Weisinger
Funeral Home in Mt.Vernon where friends may call after Sunday.
Rev. Temas Taylor, pastor of Mt.Vernon GeneralBaptistChurch, will conduct the funeral service at Tuesday in the church. Burial will
be in Beech Grove cemetery in West Lynntownship.
Surviving are the wife, Mrs. Gertrude Smith, Mt. Vernon; two sons,
Charles C. Smith, Elkhart, and Carol Horace Smith, Mt. Vernon; two daughter,
Mrs. Clarence Crooks, Mt. Vernon, and Mrs. June Carroll, Hollywood, Calif; 10 grandchildren and seven great grandchildren, and
a sister, Mrs. Ella Gann, New Haven, Ill.
The wife, the
daughter, Mrs. Crooks, and the son, Carol Horace Smith, were called from Mt.Vernon to their husband's and father's beside