Wm. Smith died at his
residence on the north side of Friday night last.
He had been poorly for
some time and suffered a paralytic stroke on Sunday
29 Apr 1900, which was followed by another on the following
from which he never recovered.
He leaves a son, George
Smith, and a daughter, Mrs. [Reggie] Silverthorne,
to mourn their loss.
The funeral took place
from his late residence on Monday afternoon, services being
conducted in the Baptist church by Revs. F. C. Elliott and W. H.
The interment took place
in the Culver cemetery south of this place.