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Edith Slimmer Smith

Edith Slimmer Smith, 72, 515 E 14th, Hays, KS died Sunday at her home.  She was born May 29, 1901, in Russell.  Mrs. Smith married Nahum Slimmer in 1923 in Russell. He died in April, 1962.  On Jan 11, 1964, she married Virgil Smith in Codell.  He survives.  Other survivors include one son, Myrl Slimmer, Plainville; two step-sons; Dwane Smith, Norcator, Dean Smith, Hutchinson; eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren; four brothers; Charles Dutt, Oberlin, Emmitt Dutt, Natoma; LeRoy Dutt, Lawrence; Everett Dutt, Hanson, Idaho; one sister, Mrs Bessie Harbaugh, Russell.  Her parents and one step-son preceded her in death.  Mrs. Smith was a member of the Plainville Order of Eastern Star, the Plainville Sunflower Sisters Club, and the Saline HDU.  Services will be held at 10 am , Wednesday at the First Baptist Church, Hays, with the Rev Bob Molby officiating.  Burial will be in the Russell city Cemetery.  Friends may call at the Wilson funeral Home, from 9am to 9pm Tuesday and from 9am Wednesday until service time.  A memorial has been established at the First Baptist Church, Hays.

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