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Martha Catherine Nichols Smith
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Birth: Apr. 14, 1866
Alabama, USA
Death: 1949
Leona
Leon County
Texas, USA

Obit from the Normangee Star September 23, 1949
Last Rites Held For Mrs. Smith Sept. 13th
Mrs. Martha C. Smith, 83, was born in Alabama, April 14, 1866. Passed away at the home of her son, T. C. Smith in the Evans Chapel Community with whom she had made her home for a number of years. She was married to Henry M. Smith, December 7, 1882. He preceded her in death 18 years lacking two days. She united with the Baptist Church at an early age. She was a devoted mother and Christian. Six children also preceded her in death. Four infants and two daughters lived to be grown and married, Mrs. Lizzie Shepherd, and Mrs. Lillie Mansel. She is survived by Mrs. Alice Cannon, Mrs. Sallie Swanger, Post, Mrs. Lila Thompson, Luling, Jimmie Smith, Bryan, Mrs. Ester Wilmer and T. C. Smith, Normangee.
Funeral services were held Sept. 13 at Evans Chapel at 3 o'clock. Rev. T. Lamar Mathis, Houston, and Rev. J. Frank Wallace, Centerville. A special quartet, " If We Meet Again" was rendered by Dr. Know, Robert Tarpley, Mrs. Norman Powers and Hershel Roberts with Mrs. Roberts at the piano.
The grandsons were pallbearers and the granddaughters were flower girls.
Interment was in Evans Chapel Cemetery under the direction of Riddle Funeral Home, Madisonville. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Henry Milton Smith (1862 - 1931)
 
 Children:
  Alice Smith Cannon (1886 - 1951)*
  Sallie A Smith Swanger (1888 - 1953)*
  Lillie Mae Smith Mansel (1889 - 1930)*
  Lizzie Smith Shepherd (1894 - 1919)*
  Esther Cordelia Smith Wilmer (1899 - 1984)*
  James Milton Smith (1906 - 1983)*
  T. C. Smith (1911 - 2008)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Evans Chapel Cemetery
Leona
Leon County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Gary W. Adams
Record added: Aug 01, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 74273420
Martha Catherine <i>Nichols</i> Smith
Added by: Gary W. Adams
 
 
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