|Birth: ||Jan. 14, 1863|
|Death: ||Sep. 24, 1952|
30 September 1952
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Lydia A. Smith
Lydia A. Smith, daughter of John R. and Louisa J. Smith was born in Dundy County, Missouri, January 14, 1863, passed away at the home of her daughter, Daisy Colling, in Wilsonville, Nebraska, September 24, 1952, at the age of 89 years, 9 months, and 10 days.
On November 9th, 1879, she was united in marriage to Pembrook Burt at Clay Center, Nebraska. To this union twelve children were born; five having preceded her in death. Her husband, Pembrook Burt, passed away in Wilsonville, Nebraska, April 14, 1943.
Early in life she confessed her faith in her Lord and became a member of the Methodist Church. Retaining this same faith which sustained her and helped her through life's difficulties, and brought her much joy in the long life she lived; which to her was always a service to others.
She was a kind and loving wife and mother, her first interest always being her home and family.
She will be greatly missed by her remaining children, namely; Oran E. Burt of Ontario, California, Mrs. Guy Dillan of Wilsonville, Nebraska, Joseph B. Burt of Thayer, Kansas, Mrs. Thomas Mattice of Twin falls, Idaho, Mrs. Daisy Colling of Wilsonville, Nebraska, Mrs. Jay Mourey of Oxford, Nebraska, Mrs. Wayne Harrington of Gardena, California.
Also five brothers; Joseph E. Smith, Beaver City, Nebraska, James Otis Smith, Sumner, Washington, Albert R. Smith, Portland, Oregon, Edward Scott Smith, Fresno, California, Fredrick A. Smith, Ontario, California
30 grandchildren, 41 great grandchildren, numerous other relatives and friends.
Sleep on beloved sleep, and take
Lay down thy head upon thy Savior's breast,
We love Thee well, but Jesus loves
Services were conducted from the Baptist Church Saturday afternoon at 2:00. Rev. Lisie E. Mewmaw of the Methodist Church officiated. A mixed quartette, Mr. and Mrs. Lester Cole, Mrs. Lisle Mewmaw, Mr. Floyd Colling, sang "Under His Wing," and "Nearer My God To Thee", accompanied by Mr. Floyd Colling.
Casket bearers were Robert Dillan, Paul Stanley, Harold Comer, Vaughn Meader, Lowell Stanley, and Marion Tague.
Interment was made in Hendley Cemetery. Cline Funeral Home of Wilsonville in charge of arrangements
John Rhodes Smith (1829 - 1913)
Louisa Jane Oliver Smith (1840 - 1916)
Pembrook Burt (1861 - 1943)*
Oran Elmer Burt (1880 - 1959)*
Minnie Iva Burt Gildart (1882 - 1932)*
William Henry Burt (1884 - 1914)*
Louisa Emily Burt Dillan (1886 - 1970)*
Eldora Belle Burt (1888 - 1896)*
Ida May Burt McFarlin (1891 - 1928)*
Joseph Samuel Burt (1893 - 1962)*
Pearl Burt Mattice (1895 - 1996)*
Daisy L Burt Colling (1897 - 1982)*
Lavetta Fon Burt Mourey (1899 - 1963)*
Thomas Burt (1900 - ____)*
Vella Hazel Burt Harrington (1902 - 1993)*
Loretta Eldora Smith Wollen (1861 - 1904)*
Lydia Aditha Smith Burt (1863 - 1952)
Charles Oliver Smith (1865 - 1931)*
Joseph E. Smith (1867 - 1961)*
James Otis Smith (1870 - 1959)*
William Cyrus Smith (1872 - 1920)*
Created by: Marilyn
Record added: Jul 30, 2010
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