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Obit: Floyd Charles Smith
Posted by: Carol Page Tilson (ID *****2353) Date: August 05, 2009 at 05:50:48
In Reply to: Obits: Katherine Nichols & Thomas H. Smith by Carol Page Tilson of 136

"Aurora News-Register" [Aurora, Hamilton Co., NE], 24 Jul 1969:

Floyd Smith Dies July 13 in California

Floyd Charles Smith, a former resident of Aurora, died Sunday, July 13 in a Los Angeles hospital. He was 84.

Funeral services for Mr. Smith were held Wednesday afternoon, July 16 in a Montebello funeral home. Burial was in the Rose Hills Memorial Park Cemetery, Whittier. Odd Fellows Lodge 430 of Montebello presented the graveside service.

Floyd Charles Smith was born in Aurora. He was a barber by trade and has owned his shop for 55 years. He moved to California about 46 years ago.

Mr. Smith was a 50 year member of Odd Fellows Lodge, a member of Harmony Rebekah Lodge 355, Montebello, a member of Citrus Encampment 107, Whittier, and of the Ancient Mystic Order of Samaritans, Comas 216, Los Angeles.

He served in the Nebraska Home Guard during World War I. He was a member of the Community Brethren Church of East Los Angeles. He will be remembered as an accomplished musician, playing many instruments.

Survivors include his daughter, Mrs. Franklin Stump of Los Angeles, five sisters, Mrs. Cecil Strong and Mrs. Lola [sic] Hamilton, both of Aurora, Mrs. Nellie Miller of Central City, Mrs. Lila Sellers of Spokane, Wash. and Mrs. Eva Daggott [sic] of Ellensburg, Wash. and one brother, Thomas Smith of Aurora.

Social Security Death Index:

Name: Floyd Smith
Born: 12 May 1885
Died: Jul 1969
Last Residence: 90023 Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co., CA
SS #572-42-2928 issued California [Before 1951]

1930 Census, Montebello Township, Los Angeles Co., CA, E.D. #1177, Sheet 2A, Dwelling, 1222 Powney Rd., enumerated 6 Apr 1930:

Smith, Floyd C, Head, Owns [$2800 value], 44, 1st m. @ 25, b. Nebraska, f/b Iowa, m/b Michigan, Barber, Barber Shop, Not a WWI Vet
--- Lucy M., Wife, 38, 1st m. @ 18, b. Nebraska, f/b Nebraska, m/b Indiana, Saleswoman, 5 & 10 Store
--- Lucile F, Daughter, 17, Attended School, b. Nebraska, f/b Nebraska, m/b Nebraska

Note: Floyd was the son of Thomas Hill Smith & Katherine Georgia Nichols. He m. abt 1910 Lucy May Moore.

California Death Index, 1940-1997 [ transcription]:

Name: Stump, Lucille Florence
Social Security #562103650
Birth Date: 18 Apr 1912
Birthplace: Nebraska
Death Date: 28 Aug 1990
Death Place: Los Angeles
Mother's Maiden Name: Moore
Father's Surname: Smith

Social Security Death Index

Name: Lucille F. Stump
Born: 18 Apr 1912
Died: Aug 1990
SS #562-10-3650 issued California [Before 1951]

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