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 Claud Hines Smith

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Claud Hines Smith

Birth
Madill, Marshall County, Oklahoma, USA
Death
5 Dec 1998 (aged 93)
Ardmore, Carter County, Oklahoma, USA
Burial
Ardmore, Carter County, Oklahoma, USA
Memorial ID
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Source: Daily Ardmoreite

Funeral services for Claude H. Smith, 93, will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the First Baptist Church conducted by Dr. Alton Fannin, pastor. Burial with graveside rites by Masonic Lodge 31 AF&AM will follow at Rose Hill Cemetery.

Son of the late Henry H. and Willie Dowell Smith, he was born Sept. 22, 1905, at Madill, Indian Territory. He died Dec. 5, 1998, in the local hospital.

A resident of Ardmore and southern Oklahoma all his life, he and Helen Mauersherger were married June 7, 1953, in Marlow, Okla.

After graduating from Ardmore High School, Smith attended Southeastern State University and the University of Oklahoma, where he received his master's degree in education and later his L.L.B. law degree. He taught in many Oklahoma schools prior to his law practice.

He was a member of First Baptist and Worth Sunday school class. He was active in the Democratic Party and served as County Attorney for Carter and Cotton counties. In March he was honored by the Carter County Bar Association for his 49 years of service. During World War II, Smith served in the U.S. Army in North Africa and Europe. He was awarded the Europen African Mediterranean Service Ribbon with three Bronze Service Stars, and the Good Conduct Medal. He was a member of the Independent Order of the Odd Fellows, Masonic Lodge 31, AF&AM and the Scottish Rite. He was also a member of American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Oklahoma and Carter County Bar associations, the Carter County and Oklahoma Retired Teachers associations.

Survivors include his wife, Helen, of the home; two daughters, Melva Willene (Jaggers) Marsh, Shawnee, and Cerita Marie Smith, Dallas; a sister, Marie Lavelle Scrivens, San Pedro, Calif.; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Bearers will be Phillip Eggenberg, John Ross, Francis Briscoe, Ted Pruitt, C.D. Akers, Mike Naifeh, Harvey Lasley and Jerry Trammell.

Harvey-Douglas Funeral Home will direct services.

Source: Daily Ardmoreite

Funeral services for Claude H. Smith, 93, will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the First Baptist Church conducted by Dr. Alton Fannin, pastor. Burial with graveside rites by Masonic Lodge 31 AF&AM will follow at Rose Hill Cemetery.

Son of the late Henry H. and Willie Dowell Smith, he was born Sept. 22, 1905, at Madill, Indian Territory. He died Dec. 5, 1998, in the local hospital.

A resident of Ardmore and southern Oklahoma all his life, he and Helen Mauersherger were married June 7, 1953, in Marlow, Okla.

After graduating from Ardmore High School, Smith attended Southeastern State University and the University of Oklahoma, where he received his master's degree in education and later his L.L.B. law degree. He taught in many Oklahoma schools prior to his law practice.

He was a member of First Baptist and Worth Sunday school class. He was active in the Democratic Party and served as County Attorney for Carter and Cotton counties. In March he was honored by the Carter County Bar Association for his 49 years of service. During World War II, Smith served in the U.S. Army in North Africa and Europe. He was awarded the Europen African Mediterranean Service Ribbon with three Bronze Service Stars, and the Good Conduct Medal. He was a member of the Independent Order of the Odd Fellows, Masonic Lodge 31, AF&AM and the Scottish Rite. He was also a member of American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Oklahoma and Carter County Bar associations, the Carter County and Oklahoma Retired Teachers associations.

Survivors include his wife, Helen, of the home; two daughters, Melva Willene (Jaggers) Marsh, Shawnee, and Cerita Marie Smith, Dallas; a sister, Marie Lavelle Scrivens, San Pedro, Calif.; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Bearers will be Phillip Eggenberg, John Ross, Francis Briscoe, Ted Pruitt, C.D. Akers, Mike Naifeh, Harvey Lasley and Jerry Trammell.

Harvey-Douglas Funeral Home will direct services.


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