Home | Archives | Email Me | Search | What's New

Sm...

SMALLRIDGE, Madora, Mrs.
MRS. MADORA SMALLRIDGE
   Funeral services for Mrs. Madora Smallridge, 84, of Barboursville, who died Saturday, will be conducted at 2 P. M. Monday at the Elmwood Baptist church with the Rev. Jack Trump, the Rev. Carvel C. Grant and the Rev. G. C. Hutchinson officiating.  Burial will be in Oaklawn cemetery.  Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Earl Morrison of Barboursville; two sons, George W. Smallridge of Huntington and S. C. Smallridge of Barboursville; a sister, Mrs. W. B. Perry of Barboursville, 10 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. -The Herald-Advertiser, Sunday, October 14, 1956, pg. 49

SMITH, Ada, Sadie, & Lizzie
SAD, SAD INDEED.
THREE DEATHS IN ONE FAMILY IN THE PAST FEW DAYS.
A few months ago Will Smith was sentenced to the penitentiary from this county for being implicated in a robbery near Cox's Landing, this county.  His family lived on a shanty boat at the foot of Seventh street this city, and a few weeks ago several the children became ill of measles.  On last Wednesday week, Ada, a four-month's-old child died.  On Tuesday of this week, Sadie, another child, a twin sister of Ada, died also.  This morning, at four o'clock, Lizzie, aged four years passed away.  Their deaths were all due to measles.  The poor mother is very ill also and no hopes are entertained for her recovery. -Huntington Advertiser, Thursday Evening, July 20, 1899

SMITH, Mrs. D. I.
MRS. D. I. SMITH IS DEAD AT 87
A life long residence in Cabell county and a continuous and intimate touch with the people and affairs which shaped the history of the county and of the city of Huntington ended at 9:30 o'clock last night in the death of Mrs. D. I. Smith, 87 years old.  Mrs. Smith, a daughter of one of the most prominent families in this section of Ohio valley and the widow of a man who stood among the foremost in the building of Huntington, had been ill two weeks at her home, 2615 Third avenue.  Her condition did not at first appear alarming, though her advanced years made any indisposition an occasion for concern.  Early this week it was deemed wise to summon her second son, D. I. Smith II from his home in Los Angeles, Calif.  He is en route to Huntington and is expected to arrive at 9:30 o'clock tonight.  Before her marriage Mrs. Smith was Miss Hannah Christina Miller, daughter of George Frederick and Mary Moore Shelton Miller.  She was born in Barboursville, then the county seat, on July 8, 1846.  Her youth was spent in the town of her birth save for a period during the Civil war when the family refugeed in Millersport, O.  It was at Millersport she met Mr. Smith.  They were married in Barboursville November 30, 1870.  Following the ceremony they took the stagecoach to Guyandotte where they boarded a steamboat for Cincinnati for their honeymoon journey.  Mr. Smith, then a deputy sheriff under George F. Miller, Mrs. Smith's brother, had a home awaiting in Guyandotte to which he took his bride on their return.  Subsequently they occupied the Buffington street property in which Judge J. H. Holt now resides.  They occupied this home for 31 years before moving to the Highlawn address in 1914.  Mrs. Smith while maintaining an alert interest in outside affairs, was essentially a domestic women.  Her life centered in her home and family and in the work of the church.  She joined the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, in Guyandotte, early in her residence there.  When she moved to Highlawn her membership was transferred to Johnson Memorial Church.  She was the last of the children of George Frederick Miller.  George F. Miller II, who was an outstanding figure in the financial life of Huntington and W. C. Miller, also well known, her brothers, and Mrs. J. B. Poage, her sister, having preceded her to the grave.  Her husband, who died in October 1929, was prominent in many ways in the life of the city.  He was sheriff of Cabell county and in that capacity led the chase for the members of the James gang who robbed the Bank of Huntington in 1875.  He was one of the organizers of the First National Bank and at the time of his death was chairman of the board of directors of the First Huntington National.  He was a principal executive of the Huntington Land Co. and was 18 years a member of the Cabell county court.  Four children were born to the Smith-Miller union.  The first daughter, Lena, died in early childhood.  Surviving are one daughter, Mrs. Mamye Smith Cherry, at home, and two sons, Collard Smith, of Huntington, and D. I. Smith of Los Angeles.  Surviving grandchildren are Mrs. Marry Christine Cherry Colter, Mrs. Georgeanna Smith Christie, Miss Helen B. Smith and Miss Hannah Christine Smith, of Huntington, and Dudley Irvin Smith III, of Los Angeles.  There are also three great grandchildren, Earl Tichard Colter, Cherry Colter and Daniel Collard Christie. -The Herald-Dispatch, Friday, April 14, 1933

SMITH, Laura Owens, Mrs. Thirty-four years old, who died Monday night at her home, 1714 Artisan avenue, will be buried at Spring Hill cemetery following funeral services at 2:30 o'clock this afternoon at the First Baptist church.  Rev. I. V. Bryant, assisted by Rev. J. P. Reid and Rev. C. C. Williams, will officiate.

SMITH, Loretta
LORETTA SMITH
   Funeral services are incomplete for Loretta Smith, 12, of rear 1025 Monroe avenue, who died Thursday night in a Huntington hospital.  She was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Louis N. Smith and other survivors include three brothers, Louis Smith Jr., in the Navy, and George and James Smith, at home; a sister, Mrs. William Mays of Huntington and the paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Harrison Smith of Huntington.  The body is at the Reger Funeral Home. -The Herald-Advertiser, Sunday, October 14, 1956, pg. 49

LORETTA SMITH Twelve-year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Louis N. Smith of Rear 1025 Monroe Avenue, who died Thursday in a Huntington hospital, will be buried in Spring Hill Cemetery following funeral rites at 2 P. M. today at the  B Street Pentecostal Church, to be conducted by the Rev. Larry Spurlock.  The body is at the Reger Funeral Home -The Herald-Dispatch, Monday, October 15, 1956, pg. 8

SMITH, Mary Alice
MRS. MARY ALICE SMITH Eighty-four years old, formerly of 609 West Ninth Avenue, who died last month in Alva, Fla., will be buried in Woodmere Cemetery following graveside services at 2 P. M. tomorrow with Daniel Eynon pastor of the Sixth Avenue Church  of Christ, officiating.  The body was cremated. Mrs. Smith was the widow of William M. Smith, who died in June, 1950.  Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Albert F. Schoeppe of Chicago, and four sons, Jesse H. Smith of Alva, Leonard H. Smith of Boston, Raymond Smith of Bluefield, Va., and Cecil Smith, with the U. S. Merchant Marines. Kincaid Mortuary will be in charge of services. -The Herald-Dispatch, Friday, March 14, 1952, pg. 48

SMITH, Nathaniel John CAMP GARNET MAN IS CALLED BY DEATH: Death came to Nathaniel John Smith 71, yesterday morning at the home of his daughter, Mrs. H. P. Parker, 613 Tenth Street, as the result of heart trouble and Bright's disease.  He had been confined to the home since August and in ill health for several years.
Mr. Smith was a member of the Confederate Army during the Civil War, and was in the immortal battles of Bulls Run and Vicksburg.  Thirty-three grandchildren survive, the children of his five sons and three daughters, who are Arthur, Morris and Albert Smith of Spark, Ky. Thurmond and Riley Smith of Huntington, Mrs. Julia Painter, Mrs. Hallie Williamson of Huntington and Mrs. Daisy Duncan of North Carolina.
The funeral services will be held at the residence of H. P. Painter 613 Tenth street Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock. Camp Garnet will have charge of the services.  Burial will take place at Spring. -The Herald-Dispatch, January 9 1919  Civil War Index

SMITH, Mrs. Virginia Parlee Forty-six years old, 1350 Ferndale Road, Kenova, who died yesterday in a Huntington hospital, will be buried in the Dock's Creek Cemetery following funeral services tomorrow at 2 p. m. at the First Baptist Church of Kenova with the Rev. Carl McKinney and the Rev. Robert G. Graves officiating.  Nephews will be pallbearers and nieces will be flowerbearers. She was a member of the Oak View Baptist Church of Kenova and a teacher in its church school.  Survivors include the husband, Ernest Smith; five sons, Franklin Smith of Columbus, Ga., Ronald and Colin Smith of Kenova and Thomas and Robert Allen Smith at home; a daughter, Nellena Smith at home; the mother, Mrs. Nancy Duty of Kenova; a sister, Mrs. Ann Adkins of Nitro; two brothers, Claude Duty of Milton and William Duty of Frankfort, O., and eight grandchildren.  Friends may call at the Rollins Funeral Home at Kenova after 3 p. m. today. -The Herald-Dispatch, Saturday, April 6, 1963

SMITH, W. H. Mr. W. H. Smith a well known citizen of this place died at his home on the 27th inst., aged 56 years.  He was a native of Shropshire, England, and came to America in 1870.  The funeral services were held in the Congregational church on Thursday.  The Odd Fellows Lodge of this city, of which he was a member, attended the obsequies in a body.  The remains were taken to Spring Hill Cemetery for interment. -Huntington Argus, October 31, 1885

SMOOTE, Clinton
DEATH CAME AT SEVENTY
Clinton Smoote died at his home just south of Central City at ten o'clock this morning.  He was seventy years of age and had been an invalid for quite a number of years.  He was a soldier in the civil war, and the G.A.R. boys will probably conduct the funeral exercises which will be held tomorrow.  The burial will be in Hulls cemetery. -The Huntington Advertiser, Monday Evening, April 24, 1899  Civil War Index


Templates in Time