Barber County Kansas
Wava Allen, only daughter of Arch and Maude Allen, was born near Lake City, Kansas, February 4, 1913 and departed this life July 13, 1932, at the age of 19 years, 5 months and 9 days.
After the death of her father, she moved with her mother to Blaine, Colorado where she resided until she came to Sharon to live with her aunt, Mrs. R. D. Gaddie. In November of 1922 she made her home with Mr. and Mrs. Walter S. Baird at Lake City, Kansas.
In February of 1924 she was converted in the Methodist church at Lake City of which she was a member at the time of her death. She possessed a sunny, jolly disposition. Her unselfishness and deep consideration of others made her indeed an outstanding character.
On May 1, 1928 she was united in marriage to W. T. Smith and to this union one child, Ernest Tyrie was born.
She leaves to mourn her departure a husband; one son, Earnest; her mother, Mrs. Maude Seates, Payette, Idaho; three brothers, Clyde Allen, Yewed, Oklahoma, Arch and George Allen of Payette, Idaho; a grandmother, Mrs. Geo. Allen and other relatives and friends.
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