Mount Ayr Record-News
Mount Ayr, Ringgold County, Iowa
OBITUARY ~ EVERETT H. SMITH
Funeral services for Everett H. SMITH, 80, of rural Mount Ayr, were held Wednesday, July 1, at 2 p.m. from Rhoades-Wilson
Funeral Home in Mount Ayr with Rev. Norman NOBEL officiating.
Burial was in Rose Hill Cemetery at Mount Ayr.
youngest son of Anna and Alonzo SMITH, was born August 14, 1900 near Caledonia in Ringgold County and departed this life
June 29, 1981 in the Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines at the age of 80 years, 10 months and 15 days.
July 23, 1921, he was united in marrige with Clara COULSON. To this union were born three children: Madge (KING) of
Des Moines; Maxine (HARBISON) of San Juan Capistrano, Calif. and Corwin SMITH of Amman, Jordan.
Everett received his
education in the Caledonia rural school and joined the Caledonia Methodist Church in early adulthood. He was a farmer in
Ringgold County all his life.
Preceding him in death were his wife, his parents, five sisters and two brothers.
He is survived by his three children, two sons-in-law, and a daughter-in-law; a brother, Will of Seattle, Wash.; a sister,
Clara MAIN of Lamoni; three grandchildren; one great-grandson, and many nieces and nephews.
He was a kind and loving
husband and father and grandfather. He was a good neighbor and always willing to lend a helping hand. His passing leaves
a vacancy in our midst unfilled.
Organist for the service was Mike GREENE with music by Mrs. Jim JONES and Mrs.
Casketbearers were Don NOBLE, Jim COULSON, Jerry WIMER, Harold COULSON, Robert COULSON and Kendall
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