Wright County

Ensign Luella Busse Smith




Luella Busse Smith was born Jan. 27, 1915 to Ralph Perry and Adeline L. Busse Smith. She died Dec. 17, 2013 and is buried in Houston National Cemetery, Houston, TX.

Ensign Smith served with the Ninth Naval District Coast Guard Office in St. Louis, Mo. Her next assignment was radio communications at New Orleans, LA.

Luella was married to William Keith Jones who was a Lt. Colonel with the U.S. Army in World War II.

Sources: “Ordinary Heroes”, by Judge Newt Draheim, Chapter 55 - and ancestry.com