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 Viola C <I>Birdwell</I> Smith

Viola C Birdwell Smith

Texas, USA
Death 4 Dec 1995 (aged 95)
Carlsbad, Eddy County, New Mexico, USA
Burial Big Spring, Howard County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 86863886 · View Source
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CARLSBAD--Viola C. Smith, 95, of North Canal Street, died Monday, Dec. 4, 1995, at Lakeview Christian Home of the Southwest Inc. North Canal Unit.

Services will be at 9 a.m. Friday at Denton-Funchess Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Dennis Monday of Ninth and Missouri Church of God officiating. Burial will be 2 p.m. MST Monday at Mount Olive Cemetery in Big Spring. Texas.

Mrs. Smith was born July 6, 1900, in Liberty, Texas, to William Henry and Mary Janie Patterson Birdwell. She was raised in Liberty and married G. Frank Smith Dec. 13, 1917, in Spur, Texas. They lived in Alamogordo in the 1920s, Big Spring in the 1940s and moved to Carlsbad in 1965. She worked in a Lamesa, Texas, department store 1941-47 and returned to Big Spring where she worked at the Veterans Administration Hospital. She was a homemaker. She was a past member of Rebekah Lodge and a member of First Assembly of God Church. Her husband preceded her in death in 1972. She was also preceded in death by two sons, William Clayton Smith and George Raymond Smith; and a daughter, Ethel Mae Baillilo.

She is survived by daughters Betty Faye Fulcher of Lexington, Texas, and Wanda Rae Brothers of Farwell, Texas; 10 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; and 21 great-great-grandchildren.
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