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 Robert Elbert Smith

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Robert Elbert Smith

  • Birth 24 Jul 1899 Leon County, Texas, USA
  • Death 26 Apr 1954 Rockdale, Milam County, Texas, USA
  • Burial Rockdale, Milam County, Texas, USA
  • Memorial ID 43390262

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Veteran of World War II
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Rockdale, Texas. -- Funeral services were held here Tuesday for Robert E. Smith, 53, who died in a local hospital Monday. Burial was in Oak Lawn Cemetery. Smith, a civilian accountant at Fort Bliss, near El Paso, became ill Sunday while visiting relatives here. For many years, before going to El Paso, Smith has been an employee of the Rockdale post office. He served as an Army officer in the South Pacific during World War II. Surviving are his wife; three daughters, Mrs. M.J. Detlefsen, in France with her husband who is in military service; Mrs. Billy E. Haelbig of Rockdale and Mrs. Noel Grant of Houston; four sisters, Mrs. Mittie Holley of Buffalo, Mrs. Della Lansford of Cameron, Mrs. Nettie Neely of Dallas and Mrs. Susie Boyd of West, and a brother, Arch Smith of Buffalo. Dallas Morning News, April 28, 1954
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  • Created by: Ed & Sue Anderson
  • Added: 21 Oct 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 43390262
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Robert Elbert Smith (24 Jul 1899–26 Apr 1954), Find A Grave Memorial no. 43390262, citing Oak Lawn Cemetery, Rockdale, Milam County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Ed & Sue Anderson (contributor 46739770) .