Wallace Smith


The Courier, Jacksonville, Illinois, Dec. 1, 1975

Wallace Smith, 79, Of Rural Bath Dies At Home On Saturday

Chandlerville---Wallace W. Smith, 79-year-old retired farmer, died at his home in rural Bath on Saturday afternoon.

Mr. Smith was born in Mason County May 9, 1896, son of Lawrence H. and Margaret Blessman Smith. He married Bessie Mae Gerdes in 1919 and she died in 1973. Surviving is one son, Ira E. Smith. of rural Bath; a sister, Mrs. Lora Gerdes of Bath; two grandchildren and three great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Litner-Buchannan Funeral Home with interment to be in Fairview cemetery.

Visitation will be this evening at the funeral home.

Contributed by: Sherry McCullough


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