Mrs. W. B. Smith obit - The McKinney Courier-Gazette - Aug. 27, 1943
Obsequies For Vlrs. W. B. Smith deld At Prosper dd P • I the vve of MRS. XV. H. S.Mirii. Tmrgely attended funeral service.* service.* for the late Mrs. W, B. SmiUi or Frosper. were seld at the Methodist church there Thursday Thursday afternoon at 3:30 o clock. Rev. F.. B. Jackson of Trenton, i for.iier pastor at Prosper, and long-time friend.s of the deceased, deceased, conducted ne impre.ssivc ; service after which burial was maae in th» Bethel cemetery. A ' profusion of rx-autiful flowers Ciivered tiie b»er. Mrs. ?mih. who wa«s 87 years of i ge at the tinie of her death. : w'a.s well-know-n in We.st Collin, caie had b*.en ill for severrd mouths and died at her iiome iu : Prosper Wednesday morning at ) o’clock. I'largaret Anne Rogers Smith ’vvas born m 18.56 at Old P«.ca.:k . Hill, the daughter of Mr. Bev; Bev; orlv I. Ruger.s and Elizab, tii ; Wear, At the age of 18 .she vvai? ! married to Mr. Bri.stow Smith. Sun of Uncle Charlie «Smiljr. íár': rnarrige took place in her parents’ parents’ home near Bethel Churc.h. She and Mr. .Smith lived on .a farm near Rock Hill until the railroad came Lhrinigh. anu Pvock Hd! w a.s moved to Ih ospei. Th.ev tiien moved to Prosper. T'leven children ble.‘;.«ej thi.s ur.iOn. Three died in infancy. Ml. Smith and three other aaugh- Ltii, Mr.s. Billa Mahard, Mrs. Rolf Walton, and -Mias Jessie Smith preceded her in death. .She is survived by W'. A. .Smith, Kriiico: Byron Smith. Arkansas Ih'ss: .Mrs. Sam P'ooshee, Hou.«ton; Hou.«ton; Mrs. Ben Smith, Piosper; Mrs. Dee Baker, Ft. Woith; also also survived by fifteen grarhd- children .three great grandchildren. grandchildren. and one greatr-great-grand- Hon. (.hie brother, Addison Pmgers, Frisco and three si.aters. .Mrs. W. R. Bound.s, FTfxsper: Mr.s. R. L. Douglass. F ikhco ; arul Mrs ijeurge Martin, (Jklahorna. .survive. .survive.