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Christine Whitfield Smith
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Birth: 1907
Death: 1985

Shares her head stone with Lemuel J. Smith.

Anchorage Daily News December 18, 1985
Memorial services for Christine W. Smith, 78, will be held Thursday at 1 p.m. at the Palmer Pioneer Home with the Rev. Paul Riley officiating. She died died Dec. 15 at the Palmer Pioneer Home. Born Feb. 25, 1907, in Dallas, Texas, she was a homemaker. During World War II she worked as a welder and lead foreman at the Oregon Shipyard in Portland. She came to Alaska in 1947 and homesteaded in the Pittman area of Wasilla in 1954. In 1963 she moved to Wasilla and in 1974 she moved to the Pioneer Home. Mrs. Smith was a member and past Worthy Matron of the Order of Eastern Star. She was also a past matron of Rebecca's Lodge in Palmer; past president of the Wasilla VFW Ladies Auxiliary; a state vice president for the Alaska Crippled Children's Association; had founded the White Elephant Store in Wasilla for the Alaska Crippled Children's Association; and a chairwoman for the March of Dimes. Mrs. Smith is survived by two children, Charles W. Smith of Vancouver, Wash., and Lemuel J. Smith of Wasilla; one brother, Buddy Webb of Fort Worth, Texas; three sisters, Lillian Hendron, Sally Naroot and Ida Mae McCouley, all of Fort Worth; seven grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and one great- great-grandchild. 
 
Burial:
Anchorage Memorial Park Cemetery
Anchorage
Anchorage Borough
Alaska, USA
 
Created by: Chuck Crabaugh
Record added: Aug 13, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 20923598
Christine Whitfield Smith
Added by: Chuck Crabaugh
 
Christine Whitfield Smith
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Added by: Matthew Q Boeke
 
 
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