Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Smiths in:
 • Haven of Rest Memorial Gardens
 • Red House
 • Putnam County
 • West Virginia
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial!
Rose Josephine "Jo" Coon Smith
Learn about removing the ads from this memorial...
Birth: Dec. 21, 1920
Boomer
Fayette County
West Virginia, USA
Death: Oct. 12, 1990
Charleston
Kanawha County
West Virginia, USA

Mrs. Rose Josephine Smith, 69, of Hometown, Putnam County, died Oct. 12, 1990, in St. Francis Hospital. She was a native of Boomer and a 33-year resident of Hometown. She was a member of Hometown Church of God Mission. Surviving: husband, Basil O. Smith, Sr.; daughters, Nancy Kelly of Eleanor, Mary Lou Hicks(deceased) of Nitro; son, Basil O. Jr. of Hometown; sisters Gladys Cobb of Hometown; brothers, James Coon of Nitro, William Robert Coon of Carolina; six grandchildren.

Basil O Smith, 23, married Josephine Coon, 19, on March 30, 1940 at Rock Branch Church in Putnam County, WV. Married by Simon A Craigo. His parents were Boyd Smith & Iva DeWeese Smith. He was born in Putnam County, WV and lived in Putnam County at Poca. Her parents were Arnold Coon & May Cook Coon. She was born in Kanawha County, WV and lived in Putnam County at Plymouth.
I have corrected the spelling of "Coon" in the marriage annoucement. -Bill Coon
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Clarence Arnold Coon (1894 - 1954)
  Mary Katherine Cook Coon (1894 - 1959)
 
 Spouse:
  Basil Owen Smith (1917 - 1996)*
 
 Children:
  Basil Owen Smith (____ - 2012)*
  Mary Lou Smith Hicks (1945 - 2007)*
 
 Siblings:
  George Wesley Coon*
  Rose Josephine Coon Smith (1920 - 1990)
  William Robert Coon (1922 - 2002)*
  James B. Coon (1924 - 1998)*
  Gladys R Coon Cobb (1927 - 2001)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Combined, flat bronze plaque reading, Josephine and Basil Smith
 
Note: To the far left as you drive in the cemetery. Follow the walk way to end and around the statue. Then about 20 feet on the right.
 
Burial:
Haven of Rest Memorial Gardens
Red House
Putnam County
West Virginia, USA
 
Created by: Bill Coon
Record added: Sep 08, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 76214705
Rose Josephine Jo <i>Coon</i> Smith
Cemetery Photo
Added by: Dr. James M. Owston
 
 
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

Love & miss you Mama Jo!
- Stacey Hicks-Jones
 Added: Sep. 18, 2013

- Brack
 Added: Jan. 30, 2012

- Billy
 Added: Dec. 13, 2011
 
 
 Advertisement

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service