Lenox Time Table
Lenox Taylor County, Iowa
Thursday, April 1, 1943
OBITUARY ~ ADELINE (BRISTOW) SMITH
Adeline Bristow, daughter of Ralph and Lavina Bristow, was born in Cedar
county near Humansville, Mo. November 6, 1861, and departed this life on March
23, 1943, in Des Moines, Iowa at the age of 81 years, 4 months and 19 days.
She was united in marriage to Charles Smith on February 17, 1891, and to this
union were born seven children. Two preceded her in death. Those who survive
are Mrs. Walter Hubbard of Shannon City, Mrs. Elza Bowers of Blockton, Mrs.
Paul Flichter and Mrs. Elmer Flichter of Randolph, and Mrs. May Sparling of
Des Moines, by a former marriage. Also thirteen grandchildren and six great
grandchildren and the many friends she had made throughout her long life.
At the age of thirty she united with the Holiness church at Athelstan, Ia. and
was a devout member of that congregation at the time of her death.
Funeral services were conducted by the Rev. Thomas Rhoades at the Rhoades
Funeral Home in Mt. Ayr Thursday afternoon and interment was in the Mt. Ayr
Transcription by Lorelei Rusco, May of 2011
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