Creston, Union County, Iowa
OBITUARY - NEVA (BAILEY) SMITH, Mount Ayr
CLEARFIELD - Neva SMITH, 93, of Mount Ayr, formerly of the Diagonal and Clearfield areas, died early this morning
[October 22, 1985] at the Clearview Nursing Home in Mount Ayr following a long illness.
Services will be 1:30 p.m. Thursday at the Clearfield First Chrsitian Church.
The Rev. Shirley LOCKHARD will officiate with burial in Diagonal Cemetery
Memorials may be directed to the First Baptist Church, Mount Ayr.
Mrs. SMITH was born Nov. 18, 1891, near Diagonal to Perry and Rachel (nee COOPER) BAILEY. She married
Lawrence SMITH Sept. 25, 1919, in Clarinda. She was a lifetime resident of Diagonal and Clearfield until moving
to the Clearview Nusring Home. She was a graduate of Drake University and a teacher. She was a member of the
First Christian Church and the MLC Club of Clearfield.
Survivors include a daughter-in-law, Wilma SMITH of Clearfield and three grandchildren.
She was preceded in death
by her husband and a son, Myron.
A memorial has beenestablished to the First Christian Church.
Transcription by Sharon R. Becker, October of 2010
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