Wednesday, February 13, 2008

SETH SMITH - Obituary

Seth Smith, 535 Jefferson Street, Newell, a former streetcar conductor with runs in East Liverpool, Chester and Newell; died this mornig about 9:10 while shoveling snow at his home. He was 80 and apparently suffered a heart attack.

He was born May 14, 1881, in Jackson County, W.VA, son of Cornelius Smith and Emma Smith. He resided in the Newell area since 1905. He was conductor for about 15 years and was employed last as a warehouseman at the Homer Laughlin China Company, Plant 2, retiring 10 years ago.

He attended the Newell Chrisitian Church and was a Master Mason of the Chester Lodge 142 and a member of the Junior Order of the United American Mechanics.

He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Pheba Smith at home; three daughters, Mrs. Edith Johnson of Newell, Mrs. Garnet Ulbright of Chester and Mrs. Eunice Huston of Wellsville; two sons, Cecil Smith of Newell and Donald D. Smith of Racvenswood W.VA.; two sisters, Mrs. Mrytle Greenwalt of Pittsburgh and Mrs. Iva Smith of Akron; two brothers, Harvey Smith of Chester, and 12 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.

Services will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at the Chester Arner Chapel by the Rev. Thomas Weillis. Burial will be in the Locust Hill Cemetry in Chester.

Friends may call at the chapel Sunday and Monday afternoon and evenings.

East Liverpool Review 28 Jan 1961

Contributed by Deborah Wall