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Jesse Smith
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     Smith, Jessie May		 
     Born: Arp 17, 1988 in Erath Co, Texas  
     Died: Jul 31, 1971 in Crosbyton, TX 
     Father: B.F. Collier
     Mother: Elizabeth Rucker
     Religion: Bapt.
     1906 Crosbyton-half dugout northwest of Crosbyton.
     Source: Adams Funeral Home 
     Transcribed by Bettye Odom


Mrs. Jesse May Smith, 83, a pioneer of the West Texas area, died about 4:30 a.m. Saturday in the Crosbyton hospital.

Services were held at 3 p.m. Monday in the First Baptist Church with the Rev. Ernest Stewart, pastor, officiating.

Burial was in the Crosbyton Cemetery under direction of King Funeral Home.

A native of Erath County, Mrs. Smith moved to Crosby County in 1906 and lived in a half dugout house. She was a member of the First Baptist Church here.

Survivors include three sons, J.C. Smith of Crosbyton, Frank Smith of Hereford and Edgar Smith of Big Spring; two daughters, Mrs. J.B. Stotts of Ralls and Mrs. J.T. Herrod of Taft, CA; two sisters, Mrs. Bessie Smith of Crosbyton and Mrs. Martie Shipman of Tulsa; a brother, Ed Collier of Hollywood FL; eight grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.

Crosbyton Review, August 5, 1971
Record provided by Crosby County Pioneer Memorial Museum

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