The Texas Death Index shows a death for a Cornelia SMITH in Brooks County, Texas on 17 May 1973.
There is an obit for a Cornelia G. SMITH (you don't indicate a possible date range) so I took a guess and looked for an obit in the Corpus Christi Obituary Index.... Hebbronville is in Jim Hogg Co., but obits from Jim Hogg and other surrounding counties often appear in the Corpus Christi Caller .... I found reference to a funeral notice listed on 19 May 1973 ...
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Last_name First_name Date Page Notice_type
Smith Cornelia G. 5/19/1973 C, 7B Funeral notice
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