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Bertha Elizabeth Smith Symmonds
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Birth: Jun. 16, 1905
Scotland County
Missouri, USA
Death: Feb. 7, 1994
Hancock County
Illinois, USA

Bertha Elizabeth (Smith) Symmonds is the daughter of Oscar McCollister Smith and Tabitha Mildred (Pryor) Smith. She married Paul Symmonds on December 22, 1923, in Kahoka, Clark County, Missouri. They had four children. She lived more of her adult life in Carthage, Hancock County, Illinois.


Hancock County Journal-Pilot, Carthage, Illinois, Wednesday, February 16, 1994
June 16, 1905-Feb. 7, 1994
Bertha Elizabeth Symmonds, 88, of Carthage, died Monday, Feb. 7, at Motebello Manor Health Care Center in Hamilton. She was born Jun 16, 1905, in Arbela, Mo., the daughter of Oscar and Tabitha Pryor Smith. She married Paul Symmonds on Dec. 22, 1923, in Kahoka, Mo. He died on Jan. 13, 1978. She is survived by a son, James Edward Symmonds of Laton, Calif.; eight granddaughters; four grandsons; and several great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by two daughters, Margaret Jane Mcdaniel and Dorothy Alice Symmonds; a son, Samuel Paul Symmonds; and two grandsons. Mrs. Symmonds had lived in Carthage for 65 years and was a member of First United Methodist Church. She was a 50 year member of Grace Chapter, Order of the Eastern Star and a 50 year member of the White Shrine of Jerusalem. She was also a member of Memorial Hospital Auxiliary and the Retired Senior Volunteer Program at Carthage. Funeral services were held Thursday, Feb. 10, at First United Methodist Church in Carthage with Dr. Jeffrey Kelley officiating. Burial was held in Oakwood Cemetery in Hamilton. Memorials can be made to the First United Methodist Church Bell Choir. HCJP (used with permission) 
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  Oscar McCollister Smith (1874 - 1947)
  Tabitha Mildred Pryor White (1884 - 1959)
  Paul Symmonds (1902 - 1978)*
  Margaret Jane Symmonds McDaniel (1924 - 1990)*
  Samuel Paul Symmonds (1926 - 1987)*
  Dorothy Alice Symmonds (1928 - 1929)*
  Wilbur Fred Smith (1903 - 1962)*
  Bertha Elizabeth Smith Symmonds (1905 - 1994)
  Icyl Pearl Smith Bank (1907 - 1983)*
  Thelma Azilene Smith Teller (1910 - 1986)*
*Calculated relationship
Oakwood Cemetery
Hancock County
Illinois, USA
Created by: Larry and Jane
Record added: Aug 21, 2006
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Bertha Elizabeth <i>Smith</i> Symmonds
Added by: Larry and Jane
Bertha Elizabeth <i>Smith</i> Symmonds
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