Former Slaughters Woman Dies In Va.
Mrs Henry Smith, (Nee Miss Hallie Cosby) Passed Away At Christianburg, Va.
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Slaughters, June 19.-- The citizens of our little city were greatly shocked and greived, when a telegram was received Sunday, June 15, announcing the death of Mrs Henry Smith of Christianburg, Va.
Mrs Smith had been ill for ten weeks, but had begun to show improvement following an operation for gall stones and appendicitis. She suddenly grew worse Saturday afternoon and sank rapidly.
She was about 26 or 27 years of age, and was the youngest daughter of Mrs Mary Ida Cosby, and the late Dr. W C Cosby who also died on June 15th nine years ago. Mrs Smith was married less than two years ago to Mr Henry A Smith of Christianburg, Va. She is survived by her mother Mrs W C Cosby; her husband Henry A Smith of Christianburg, Va., and three sisters: Mrs A M Charlton, of Christianburg, Va., Mrs J H Whitson and Mrs E L Kerney of this place.
Funeral services were conducted at the Cosby residence Wednesday afternoon, by Rev. M J Dick, with interment in the Slaughters cemetery. The pallbearers were: Cornelious Coffman, Iley Nance, Hayden Prather, William Smith, Lucien Wells and Ellsworth Crowley.
The flower girls were: Miss Annie Smith Whitson, Willie Mae Ogden, Annie Bell Weatherspoon, Ione Reynolds, Blanche Wells Linnie Couch, Ray Prather and cora Jones.
The many floral offerings were beautiful.
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