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Nellie Smith

Tuesday, March 30, 2004

Nellie Mae Smith, 90, of Caruthersville, Mo., formerly of Pike County, Mo., died Tuesday, March 23, 2004, at the River Oaks Care Center in Steele, Mo.

Born June 26, 1913, in Farber, Mo., daughter of the late Clarence E. and Lula Gibbs Brown, she was a member of the First Baptist Church in Caruthersville.

On Sept. 23, 1931, she married Sylvester W. "Vet" Smith, who preceded her in death in Nov., 1973. She was also preceded in death by one sister, Virginia Brown Harris and two brothers, Thomas E. and Jesse E. Brown.

Survivors include one daughter, Sylvia S. Clemens, of Caruthersville; one grandson, John C. Clemens, of Fulton, Mo. and a host of other relatives.

Memorial services were held at 3 p.m. Saturday, March 27, at the First Baptist Church in Caruthersville with Dr. James Adams officiating.

Burial was in the Kilby Cemetery at Pike County.

Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church in Caruthersville.

John W. German Funeral Home of Hayti, Mo. was in charge of arrangements.