|Birth: ||Jun. 16, 1880|
|Death: ||Aug. 22, 1954|
Ellen was the daughter of John and Sarah Ann (Ross) Croddy. She was called Aunt Dode by her nieces.
First husband: Thomas Bryson, married February 16, 1898 in Franklin Co, IN, Book 2, Page 19
Second husband: Wilbur C. Smith, married December 20, 1905 in Fayette Co, IN (familysearch.org). They were divorced.
OBITUARY, Anderson Herald, Tuesday, August 24, 1954:
Mrs. Ellen (Mom) Smith, 73, expired at 1 a.m. Sunday at the home of a grandson, Robert L. Campbell, 326 Central Ave., following an illness of six weeks. Mr. Campbell is a detective on the Anderson Police Force.
The body was taken to the Sells and Rowe Funeral Home where services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday with the Rev. Clark Myers, pastor of the Park Place Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will occur in Memorial Park Cemetery. Friends will be received at the funeral home after noon today.
Mrs. Smith was born June 16, 1881, in Rush County, the daughter of Frank and Ella [sic] Croddy. She came to Anderson 27 years ago and for the past several years had made her home with her grandson.
Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Alberta Moats, Peoria, Ill., and Mrs. Margaret Campbell, Phoenix, Ariz.; a son, M. Dale Smith, North Hollywood, Calif.; four grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
FUNERAL NOTICE, Anderson Herald, Wednesday, August 25, 1954:
Funeral services for Mrs. Ellen (Mom) Smith, 73, who died early Sunday at the home of a grandson, Robert L. Campbell, 326 Central Ave., after an illness of six weeks, will be held today at 2 p.m. at the Sells and Rowe Funeral Home, with the Rev. Clark Myers, pastor of the Park Place Methodist Church, in charge.
Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. Friends are being received at the funeral home.
John Croddy (1834 - 1918)
Sarah Ann Ross Croddy (1837 - 1923)
Lafayette Franklin Croddy (1855 - 1937)*
James A Croddy (1857 - 1899)*
Mary Elizabeth Croddy/Griner Senour (1859 - 1958)*
Dora B Croddy Metzger (1861 - 1928)*
Thomas Jefferson Croddy (1863 - 1931)*
Andrew Jackson Croudy (1865 - 1939)*
Catherine Croddy French (1867 - 1953)*
Stella Croddy Davison (1869 - 1942)*
Jennie Croddy Hildreth (1871 - 1926)*
Anna Bell Croddy Clark (1874 - 1966)*
Orval Croddy (1878 - 1879)*
Ellen Croddy Smith (1880 - 1954)
Anderson Memorial Park
Created by: K. Pruet
Record added: Feb 24, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 105731935
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