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Mary Lavern Smith

Tuesday, September 16, 2008

Mary Lavern Smith daughter of the late Finnis and Mary Bruster Moore, was born at Swinton on April 21, 1923, and died at Golden Living Center in Bloomfield on Sept. 14, 2008, at the age of 85.

Mrs. Smith spent most of her life in the Acorn Ridge community. She was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church in Bloomfield, a 50-year member of the Puxico Order of The Eastern Star Chapter # 322, and was retired from Elder Manufacturing Company in Bloomfield. On Feb, 29, 1943, she was married to Bud Smith, and he preceded her in death on Jan. 1, 1998.

Survivors include one daughter, Pat Monehan of Bloomfield; two grandchildren, Keri Teel of Dexter and Rachel Smith of St. Louis; two great-grandchildren, Andrew and Seth Teel of Dexter.

Besides her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by one son Terry Smith; one sister, Betty Elmore; and one brother, Rogers Moore.

Visitation will be held at the Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home in Bloomfield from 5-8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2008. Eastern Star service will be conducted at 7 p.m. by the Puxico Eastern Star.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2008, at Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home in Bloomfield with Rev. Louis Lowe officiating.

Interment will follow in the Bloomfield Cemetery.

Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2008 at 11 a.m. at the Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home in Bloomfield with Rev. Louie Lowe officiating.

Interment will follow in the Bloomfield Cemetery.

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