Obituaries

Obituaries

Helen Geneva Smith 1920 - 2005

Graveside services for Helen Geneva Smith, 85, Lawrence, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Memorial Park Cemetery in Hutchinson.Mrs. Smith died Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2005, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.She was born Oct. 13, 1920, in Pawnee County, the daughter of Amos A. and Clara M. Prudham Fox. She recently moved to Lawrence from Hutchinson, where she was a longtime resident.Mrs. Smith was a homemaker and a member of South Hutchinson Christian Church.She married Lawrence N. Smith on Aug. 5, 1939, in Nickerson. He died Nov. 6, 2003.A son, Eddie L. Smith, also died earlier.Survivors include two sons, Larry Smith, Springfield, Mo., and Steven Smith, Lawrence; a daughter, Geneva Barrington, Altoona, Pa.; six grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday at Elliott Mortuary in Hutchinson.Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence is handling local arrangements.The family suggests memorials to the donor's choice, sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary.