Sunday, June 7, 2015

Sunday's Obituary: Mary (Dowell) Smith

Sun (Baltimore, MD)
20 July 1904


Manassas, Va., July 19 -- Mrs. Mary Smith, wife of Rev. Robert Smith, of the Methodist Episcopal Church South of this place, died suddenly of apoplexy at her home on Centre street Sunday, aged 78 years.  Mrs. Smith was a daughter of the late James Dowell, of Dumfries.  She was a devoted Christian mother and loving wife.  Her husband is now 87 years of age.  Mrs. Smith had resided here for about 20 years.  Her funeral took place from the Methodist Episcopal Church South Monday afternoon.  Rev. S. K. Cockrell, officiating.  The interment was in the cemetery near this town.

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