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Dorothy Virginia Townsend Smith
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Birth: Jan. 20, 1859
Copiah County
Mississippi, USA
Death: Jun. 7, 1930
Atlanta
Winn Parish
Louisiana, USA

Following an illness of six weeks duration, Mrs. Dorothy Smith, 72 [sic 71] years old, died at her daughter's home, Mrs. C. O. Holland, Saturday night, June 7.

Mrs. Smith has lived in Atlanta and adjoining towns for a number of years and has made many friends by her pleasing personality and has inspired many of the younger set as well as those of mature years.

She was a member of the Methodist Protestant Church and took an active part until her health failed.

Funeral services were conducted by Rev. P. M. Caraway at Summerfield near Colfax at 3:30 Monday afternoon. Mrs. Smith was the mother of ten children, eight of whom survive. They are: Frank Smith of Alexandria, Grady and Bryant of Houston, Texas, Luther Smith, West Carroll Parish, Max [sic Mapp] Smith, Verda, Mrs. Ed Bufkins [sic Bufkin], Elizabeth, Mrs. C. O. Holland and Mrs. K. A. Thomas, Atlanta.

Besides her children she leaves brothers and sisters and quite a number of grandchildren and friends to mourn her loss.

Published in The Winn Parish Enterprise, June 12, 1930 
 
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 Parents:
  John Newton Townsend (1830 - 1919)
  Martha Sullivan Townsend (1832 - 1921)
 
 Spouse:
  James Russell Smith (1849 - 1907)*
 
 Children:
  Lola Smith Holland (1885 - 1963)*
  Littleton Mapp Smith (1886 - 1977)*
  Mary E Smith Doyal (1887 - 1919)*
  Angie Smith McManus (1888 - 1912)*
  Henry Grady Smith (1890 - 1948)*
  Virginia Smith Thomas (1892 - 1976)*
  Bessie S. Smith Bufkin (1894 - 1971)*
 
 Siblings:
  L M Townsend (1856 - 1906)*
  Dorothy Virginia Townsend Smith (1859 - 1930)
  Miranda N. Townsend Upchurch (1861 - 1911)*
  Andrew J. Townsend (1862 - 1943)*
  Robert E. Townsend (1868 - 1958)*
  William Patrick Townsend (1871 - 1947)*
  Bryant Finley Townsend (1875 - 1962)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Summerfield Cemetery
Verda
Grant Parish
Louisiana, USA
 
Maintained by: Janet Dyson
Originally Created by: Ron Manley
Record added: Mar 26, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 35194265
Dorothy Virginia <i>Townsend</i> Smith
Added by: Janet Dyson
 
 
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Love, your great granddaughter,
- Jan
 Added: Oct. 29, 2010
 
 
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