Seaman W. W. Smith,
son of Mr. and Mrs. S. F. Smith, was born in Hill County, Texas,
October 15, 1896. He was educated in the Frost High School.
On August 9, 1918, he entered the United States Navy and received
his training in San Diego, California. Following the signing
of the armistice he received his discharge.
History of Texas World War Heroes
WADE W. SMITH OF DALLAS WAS BURIED THERE ON WEDNESDAY
DALLAS. June 8.—Funeral services for Wade W. Smith, 919 South Tyler,
who died early this week at the veteran’s hospital at Lisbon were
held Wednesday from the Oak Cliff Church of Christ with burial in
Laurel Land Memorial Park.
Born in Hill county in 1897, Smith was reared in the Emmett and
Frost communities. He served in the U. S. Navy during World War I.
He formerly was employed by the Lone Star Gas Company and was a
South American representative of a New York tile and concrete
Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Winnie Marie Smith, Dallas; two sons
Billy Wade Smith and Kenneth Bert Smith; a sister, Mrs. John McMinn,
Frost; and four brothers, Doyle Smith, Tom Ball; Elton Smith,
Odessa; Clayton Smith, Blooming Grove, and Coleman Smith, Grand