Beaverton Historical Society
Gladwin County Obituary/Death Notice
Cody Smith


   Funeral services were held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at the Hall Funeral Home for Cody E. Smith, 72, of Buckeye Township, who died Saturday at Veteran's Hospital, Saginaw, following a two year illness. The Rev. Randall Roose officiated and burial was in Highland cemetery. Born on Nov. 29, 1888, in Bryan, Ohio, he came to Gladwin County in 1910 and was employed as an oil field pumper. He was married to the former Minnie Druley in April, 1938, in Gladwin. Mr. Smith was a veteran of World War I.

   Survivors include his widow, Minnie; a son, Lester, of Beaverton; four step-sons, Donald Druley of Tampa, Fla., Grover Druley, of Baltimore, Dale Gould; of Texas, and Dewey Gould of Midland; four sisters, Mrs. Alma Arkwright and Mrs. Hazel Rise, of Beaverton, Mrs. Leatha Rheinhart, of Midland, and Mrs. Lib Burlue, of Reading. A daughter, Dorothy, preceded him in death on Oct. 25, 1953.

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Highland Cemetery, Gladwin, MI
MI Pvt. Co. F. 28 Inf.
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Gladwin County Record, Gladwin, MI
P:1 C:4
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January 2005
Tom Ladner
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