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Martha Ellen Hartman Smith
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Birth: Oct. 8, 1905
Scammon
Cherokee County
Kansas, USA
Death: Mar. 13, 2004
Forest Grove
Washington County
Oregon, USA

Martha Ellen Smith, 98,
Wife, quilter, fruit picker

Martha Ellen Smith, 98, of Buxton, Oregon died Thursday, March 4, 2004 at the Marquis Care Center in Forest Grove, Oregon. She will be laid to rest at Fir Lawn Cemetery. Family and friends are invited to meet at the cemetery for an informal gathering at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 13, 2004. Private burial will have already taken place.
Martha was born Oct. 8 1905 in Scammon, Kansas to Carmel Edward and Myrtle Wykle Hartman. She was raised and educated in Arma and completed education after the ninth grade.
She married William Alva Smith in 1925. He preceded her in 1960.
During World War II, Mrs. Smith worked in the Parsons Defense Plant in Parsons, Kansas. Where she produced artillery shells for more then three years. Moving to Oregon in 1957, she picked fruit for nearly 30 years.
She enjoyed making quilts for loved ones.
Survivors inluded daughters and spouses Daisy and Jim Phelen, Mariposa, California, Deanie and Mack Watts, Vernonia, Oregon; sons and spouses, James and Ellen Smith, and Richard and Carol Smith of Buxton, over 100 grandchildren and great-grandchildren. 
 
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 Parents:
  Carmel Edward Hartman (1876 - 1957)
  Myrtle Jo Wykle Hartman (1876 - 1960)
 
 Spouse:
  William Alva Smith (1901 - 1960)
 
 Children:
  LaRee Smith Connely (1927 - 1986)*
  Rosella Smith Rice (1928 - 2002)*
  Georgia Fern Smith Owenby (1930 - 1978)*
  Alla Alice Smith Schmidlin (1933 - 1995)*
  James Dale Smith (1938 - 2012)*
 
 Siblings:
  William Orval Hartman (1900 - 1982)*
  Mabel Irene Hartman Minnis (1902 - 1934)*
  Martha Ellen Hartman Smith (1905 - 2004)
  Mildred Effie Hartman Rhodes (1908 - 1997)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Fir Lawn Cemetery
Hillsboro
Washington County
Oregon, USA
 
Created by: Chris Bergstrom
Record added: Apr 22, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 88986808
Martha Ellen <i>Hartman</i> Smith
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Martha Ellen <i>Hartman</i> Smith
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- jessica b
 Added: Feb. 25, 2014
Love & miss you Great Grandma... <3
- jessica b
 Added: Jun. 7, 2013

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