Naomi Paul Goldsmith, the daughter of Green Paul and Minnie Karlish Paul, was born Oct. 1, 1924, in Malden, and died at her residence in Malden Wednesday, March 19, 2003, at the age of 78. On March 11, 1942, she was united in marriage to Leslie E. Goldsmith who preceded her in death on May 30, 2000. She was of the Baptist faith and enjoyed genealogy research in her spare time. Survivors include two daughters, Kathie Owens of Dexter and Gail Bryan of Spring, Texas; three sons, L.E. Goldsmith of Yukon, Okla., John Goldsmith of Malden, and Tim Goldsmith of Nixa; 12 grandchildren; three brothers, Chris Paul and Albert Paul, both of Springfield, and Oshal Paul of Ft. Smith, Ark.; and one sister, Colleen Romero of Yucca Valley, Calif. She was preceded in death by three brothers, Van Paul, Donald Cochran and Hubert Paul. Visitation will be held from 6-9 p.m. today Friday, March 21, 2003, at Landess Funeral Chapel in Malden. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 22, 2003, at Landess Funeral Chapel in Malden with Rev. Scott Keller officiating. Interment will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery in Malden.