Petersburg Observer, December 21, 1972
Mrs. Smith is dead at 57
Mrs. Nettie Smith of rural Chandlerville died at 6:30 Tuesday evening, Dec. 12 at St. John’s Hospital, Springfield. She was 57 years old.
Mrs. Smith was born at Knifley, Ky. Nov. 4, 1915, the daughter of W. R. and Betty Thomas Goodin. She was married Sept. 23, 1930 to Ira Smith who survives.
Other survivors include her father, W.R. Goodin of Columbia, Ky, four sons Ira Smith Jr. of Tampa, Fla: Marshall Smith, Petersburg: Raymond Smith, Athens,: Ronald Smith, Joliet: eight daughters, Mrs. Esther Hunter and Mrs. Sylvn Kingman, Joliet, Mrs. Doris Mills, Oakford, Mrs Mary Frances Dinsmore, Chandlerville, Mrs. Ellaine Hardy, Irvington Ky, Mrs. Ruby Sinclair, Goose Bay Labrador, Mrs. Linda Vogt and Mrs. Sharon Baylor, Petersburg, one brother Howard Goodin, Marseilles, Ill., three sisters, Mrs. Ruby Schroeder, Springfield, Mrs. Eva Schock, Hershey, Pa, and Mrs. Pauline Renken, Mitchell, S.D., 36 grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Her mother, one daughter and one brother preceded her in death.
The body was taken to the Hurley Funeral Home, Petersburg, where services were held at 1:30 Saturday afternoon, Dec. 16, Rev. Wayne Espeseth officiating. Burial as in Mt. Olive Cemetery near Chandlerville.
Transcribed by:Jeanie Lowe