|Birth: ||Dec. 6, 1856|
|Death: ||May 18, 1938|
The Steele Enterprise, Steele, Missouri
Thursday, May 19, 1938
John Thomas Smith, age 81 years, who has made his home with his daughter, Mrs. Harrison Barnes, near Steele, the past eight months, passed away at her home early this morning (Thursday). Mr. Smith had been in ill health for some time. He was born in Florence, Ala. His wife passed away two years ago.
Besides Mrs. Barnes, he is also survived by four other daughters: Mrs. Lumie Presley of Dyersburg, Tenn., Mrs. Della Oakley, of Finley, Tenn., Mrs. B.T. Peckenpaugh, of Finley, Tenn., and Mrs. Minnie Coulsen, of LaFayette, Ind. One daughter preceded him in death.
With the German Undertaking Co. in charge, the body was taken to Finley, Tenn., Thursday (today), where funeral services will be held at the Methodist Church Friday afternoon with interment being made at Dyersburg, Tenn.
Martha Matilda Minton Smith (1857 - 1935)*
Lumey Louise Smith Presley (1877 - 1979)*
Emma Permutha Smith Reeves (1879 - 1929)*
Etta Florence Smith Barnes (1887 - 1958)*
Minnie Ethel Smith Coulson (1890 - 1986)*
Saphrona Elizabeth Smith Peckenpaugh (1893 - 1978)*
Della Estherlee Smith Oakley (1896 - 1979)*
Note: death year is incorrect on marker, death certificate and obituary are from 1938.
Plot: Section 37, Block 14, Lot 32
Created by: Jason Presley
Record added: Oct 24, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9700464