Ida Myrtilla "Myrt / Myrtle" "Granny" Smith (Rushing)

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Ida Myrtilla Smith (Rushing)

Birthplace: McComb, Pike, MS, United States
Death: September 16, 1962 (74)
Morganton, Burke, NC, United States
Place of Burial: Morganton, Burke, NC, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Vertis Christopher Rushing and Janie Louise Rushing
Wife of Draton Alaby Smith
Mother of Virginia Gertrude Felder; Troy Alvia Smith; Johnny Benton "Paw Paw" Smith, Sr.; Virtis Smith and Mamie Dorothy "Aunt Mamie" Chapman (Smith)
Sister of Effie Ethel Rushing and Myra Rushing

Managed by: Dan Cornett
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About Ida Myrtilla "Myrt / Myrtle" "Granny" Smith (Rushing)


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Mrs. Myrtle Ida Smith, 74, Route 8, Morganton in the Enon Community, died Sunday at 5:30 pm in a Morganton Hospital following a lingering illness.

She was born in Mississippi April 5, 1888, the daughter of the late Vertis and Jane Barnes Rushing.

She was married to Draton A. Smith who survives. They had lived in Valdese for the past 12 years.
Other survivors are two sons, John and Troy Smith, both of Morganton; two daughters, Mrs. J. C. Felder, Valdese, and Mrs. A. G. Wilbon, Moss Point, Miss.; two brothers, G. M. and Luther Rushing, both of McCombs, Miss.; one sister, Mrs. Ethel Jackson, Gulfport, Miss.; 15 grandchildren; and 17 great grandchildren.

Funeral services in the chapel of the Valdese Funeral Home. The Rev. John Woody, pastor of Enon Baptist Church will officiate. Burial will be in Burke Memorial Park.

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Ida Myrtilla "Myrt / Myrtle" "Granny" Smith (Rushing)'s Timeline

April 5, 1888
McComb, Pike, MS, United States
March 14, 1905
MS, United States
September 28, 1906
MS, United States
November 6, 1908
Wesson, Copiah, MS, United States
March 24, 1913
MS, United States
February 8, 1916
MS, United States
September 16, 1962
Age 74
Morganton, Burke, NC, United States
Burke Memorial Park, Morganton, Burke, NC, United States