Obituary - Mr. W. H. Smith
21 February 1950 The Tumut and Adelong Times
After a long illness Mr. W. H. Smith, of Adelong, passed away on the 10th February, at the age of 84 years.
He was very well known in Adelong and district, a kind and loving husband and father, and was highly respected by all who knew him.
In the year 1886 he married Sarah Matthews, of Adelong.
The late Mr. Smith is survived by his loving wife, whilst the family comprises Esther (Mrs. Gray, of Balmain), Hilda (Mrs. W. J. Brown, Adelong), Edith (Mrs. Theo Miller, Adelong), Jane (Mrs. T. J. O'Brien, Tumut), Ruby (Mrs. R. McLennan, Tumut), Dorothy (Mrs. Hayne, Glebe), and William and Thomas, of Adelong.
Prior to the funeral a service was held at St. Paul's Church by the Rev. N. R. Edwards. Interment took place in the Church of England portion of the Adelong Cemetery and Rev. Edwards officiated at the grave side. Funeral arrangements were in the hands of Boston Bros.
Floral tributes were sent by: - Loving wife; Hilda, Will, Ray and Ted; Jane and Tom O'Brien, Mary, Tom and John; Edie, Theo, Alex and Val; Bill, Thelma and family; Ruby, Rody and family; Pat and Moran and family; Tom, Jane and family; Jim Perkins and sisters; Glad and Bill. Welch; Milton and Gwen; Alice, Edna, Cecil and family; Ella, Lyle and family; Fred and Tot; Ada, Jack and family; Sylv. and Jack, Hazel; and Reg.; Nellie; Will and family; Kathleen, Tom and family; Sybil and Bill; Glad, Dick and family; Celie and Paddy; Don. Joyce and family; Stan, Jean and girls; Mr. and Mrs. Arn Miller and family; John, .Ray, Peg and family; Billy and May Fifield; Marj, Bill and. family; Enid, Harry, Robyn, Diana and Barry; Eric, Madge and family; Miriam and family; Mrs. Purss; Mr. and Mrs, H. Hampstead and family; Mr. and Mrs. Salmon and family; Vera, Charlie and family; Beth, Tom and family; Jim, Enid, Heather, Bev and Lindsay, Bill, Jean, and C. Miller; Jess Jack and Margaret Duncan; Norman and Merle; Pat and Ernie Lucas and family; Ella Lucas and Mrs. E. Quinn; Fred, Jack, Ken, George, Keith and Ken; Mr. and Mrs. Dick Falk; Lodge St. Clair, Adelong.