Ida Adelle Miller Strong Smith

Lewiston Morning Tribune
Thursday, September 25, 1924

Mrs. M. L. Smith Dead

Lewiston Pioneer Is Victim of Lingering Illness.

Death came to Mrs. M. L. (Fate) Smith at noon yesterday at the family home, 419 Miller street. Mrs. Smith, who was 65 years of age, had been an invalid for the past eight years, and death resulted from paralysis, from which she had been suffering for almost a year.

Mrs. Smith was born in Crosstown, Iowa, April 26, 1859, and came to Lewiston over 40 years ago where she was well known, having practiced for many years in magnetic healing.

She is survived by her husband, Fate Smith, and five children, Mrs. Nettie Frye, Salem, Ore.; Mrs. Iva Hansen, Lewiston; Mrs. Viva McCready, Asotin, Earl Miller and Frank Miller of Lewiston.

No definite arrangements have been made as yet for the funeral and no date will be set until the arrival of Mrs. Frye from Salem.

Lewiston Morning Tribune
Friday, September 26, 1924

Funeral Of Mrs. Smith

Will Be Conducted This Afternoon from Vassar Chapel.

Funeral services for Mrs. Fate Smith, who died at her home Wednesday noon, will be held at the Vassar chapel this afternoon at 2 o'clock, Rev. D. J. W. Somerville officiating. Besides her husband and five children surviving the deceased, there are two brothers, M. E. Strong and Roy Strong, both of Lewiston.

The Spokesman-Review
Spokane, WA
Friday, September 26, 1924

Lewiston, Idaho, Sept. 25 - The funeral of Mrs. M. L. Smith, age 65, who had lived here since 1876 and whose death occurred yesterday, will be held tomorrow. She was born in Iowa and is survived by her husband and four children, Mrs. Nellie Frye, Salem, Ore.; Mrs. Viva McCready, Asotin, Wash., and Earl Miller and Frank Miller, Lewiston.

Contributed by Bailey

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