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