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Mary Elizabeth "Bettie" Furches Smith
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Birth: Sep. 11, 1862
Davie County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Dec. 9, 1942
Catawba County
North Carolina, USA

MRS. H. S. SMITH
DIES HERE AT 80


GRANITE FALLS, Dec. 10.
Mrs. H. S. Smith, eighty, died at the home of a daughter, Mrs. O.B. Sherrill, in Hickory Wednesday evening.
Funeral services will be conducted at the Dudley Shoals Baptist Church in Caldwell County at eleven a.m. Friday with the Rev. E. V. Bumgarner of Taylorsville, officiating, assisted by Rev. C. C. Holland of Hickory. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The body was taken today to the home of a son, O. L. Smith in the Dudley Shoals Community to await the funeral hour.
Mrs. Smith, a former resident of the Dudley Shoals Community, had made her home in Hickory with Mrs. Sherrill for the last four years.
She is survived by three other daughters, Mrs. E. S. Starnes, Mrs. D. B. Fowler, and Mrs. E. M. Bowman of Granite Falls; another son, Herbert Smith of Granite Falls; one sister, Mattie Sheek of Norfolk, Va., and two half-brothers, Luther Furches and Kimbrough Furches of Mocksville.


THe Hickory Daily Record DEc. 10, 1942 
 
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 Parents:
  Lewis Alexander Furches (1832 - 1906)
  Mary Ann Eaton Furches (1837 - 1871)
 
 Spouse:
  Harmon Savanah Smith (1861 - 1937)*
 
 Children:
  Mary Melvina Smith (1888 - 1888)*
  Minnie Belle Smith Bowman (1889 - 1977)*
  Osborne Lewis Smith (1889 - 1980)*
  Savanah Herbert Smith (1892 - 1974)*
  Mattie Camilla Smith Fowler (1894 - 1975)*
  Lois Smith Starnes (1897 - 1987)*
  Irene Smith Sherrill (1900 - 1988)*
 
 Siblings:
  Samuel Vance Furches (1860 - 1916)*
  Mary Elizabeth Furches Smith (1862 - 1942)
  Sarah Louisa Furches (1864 - 1877)*
  Martha Temperance Furches Sheek (1867 - 1946)*
  Etta Ann Furches (1871 - 1871)*
  Louis Marsh Furches (1872 - 1951)**
  Daniel Kimbrough Furches (1878 - 1956)**
  Bertie Gertrude Furches Thompson (1882 - 1908)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Dudley Shoals Baptist Church Cemetery
Granite Falls
Caldwell County
North Carolina, USA
 
Created by: anthony Unknown
Record added: Jul 10, 2009
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Mary Elizabeth Bettie <i>Furches</i> Smith
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Mary Elizabeth Bettie <i>Furches</i> Smith
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Mary Elizabeth Bettie <i>Furches</i> Smith
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