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 Henrietta <I>Smith</I> Harris

Henrietta Smith Harris

Guanajuato, Mexico
Death 16 May 1993 (aged 90)
Blackfoot, Bingham County, Idaho, USA
Burial Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Plot V_419_11
Memorial ID 152218 · View Source
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The Deseret News
May 19, 1993
page D5

Henrietta Smith Harris, age 90, of Idaho Falls, Idaho, died Sunday, May 16, 1993 at the Bingham County Nursing Home in Blackfoot, Idaho, of causes incident to age.

She was born July 15, 1902 in Guanajuato, Mexico to John Francis Smith and Wilda Morrill Smith. When her father died in 1911, due to sudden illness, the family left revolutionary Mexico and returned to live in Kalispell, Montana.

It was there she graduated from high school in 1920.

She moved to Salt Lake City, Utah and married Wallace A. Harris, September 4, 1923. He died June 1, 1964. Her husband was in the dairy business. They moved to California and lived there between 1933 and 1936, and then moved back to Salt Lake City. They operated a grocery store between the years 1948 and 1954. They were divorced in 1954.

Henrietta was a Professional Astrologer in Salt Lake City for many years and had many friends and followers. In 1979 she sold her real estate holdings and in 1982 moved to Idaho Falls, Idaho, where she retired.

She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and was baptized when she was 83-years-old. She was preceded in death by her brother, Morrill Smith, who died in 1957 and her sister, Rose Thomas, who died in September 1991.

She is survived by her two sons, Dr. John W. Harris, of Blackfoot, Idaho; and Mr. Paul S. Harris, of Atlantic City, New Jersey. She has seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be Friday, May 21, 1993, 12 noon, in the Larkin Mortuary, 260 East South Temple, Salt Lake City. Friends may call at the mortuary Thursday evening, 6 to 8 p.m. or Friday one hour prior to the services.

Burial will be in the Mount Olivet Cemetery.

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  • Find A Grave Memorial 152218
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Henrietta Smith Harris (15 Jul 1902–16 May 1993), Find A Grave Memorial no. 152218, citing Mount Olivet Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Utah State Historical Society (contributor 4) .