Ida E. Smith

Thursday, March 3, 2005

Ida E. Smith, 88, rural Rich Hill, died March 1, 2005, at Christian Health Care in Nevada. She was born April 14, 1916, in Limeville, Iowa, the daughter of Thomas Mason and Nellie May (Lewis) Laughlin.

She spent most of her life in the Lawrence, Kan., area, moving to Rich Hill four years ago.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Glenn Smith; her parents; two brothers; one sister; and one infant daughter. She is survived by a niece; nephews; great-nieces and -nephews; and three godchildren.

Graveside services will be held Saturday, March 5, at 1 p.m., at Memorial Park Cemetery in Lawrence, Kan., with burial in Memorial Park. The family suggests memorial contributions to the Leukemia Society in care of the Heuser Funeral Home, Box 42, Rich Hill, Mo. Arrangements are by Heuser Funeral Home, Rich Hill.