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Esther Ruth Firestone1

d. 16 October 2004

Father Garlyn Owen Firestone1 b. 30 June 1886, d. 12 October 1946 or 13 October 1946
Mother Lura Mable Seiple1 b. 21 June 1891, d. 13 June 1975
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Family James Charley Smith
Marriage*   Principal=James Charley Smith2 
Children  1. Susan Gale Smith b. c 1949
  2. Dennis James Smith b. c 1951
  3. Sharlene Smith b. c 1955
  4. Darleen Smith b. c 1970

Married Name   Smith2 
Marriage*   Principal=James Charley Smith2 
Birth 31 December 1924  Camden Twp., Hillsdale Co., MI1,3 
Census* 1930  1930 Federal Census, Michigan, Hillsdale County, Camden Township, ED: 30-8, Series: T626, Roll: 993, Page: 64A, April 17
Sheet 8A
(enumerated with father, Garland O Firestone)
38, 175, 175, Firestone, Ester R, Daughter, , , , No, F, W, 5, S, , No, , Michigan, Indiana, Indiana, , 62, , , , , , None, , , , , , , ,1 
Death* 16 October 2004  Huntsville Hospital, Huntsville, Morgan Co., AL3,4 
SSN* 16 October 2004  Esther R SMITH
Birth Date: 31 Dec 1924
Death Date: 16 Oct 2004
Social Security Number: 374-22-3733
State or Territory Where Number Was Issued: Michigan
Death Residence Localities
ZIP Code: 35640
Localities: Hartselle, Morgan, Alabama

News/Obit* 20 October 2004  Esther Ruth Smith

October 16, 2004

Funeral for Esther Ruth Smith, 79, of Hartselle was Wednesday, October 20, at Bible Baptist Church at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Charles Sparks officiating and Hartselle Heritage Funeral Home directing.

Burial will be Friday, October 22, in Stephens Memorial Gardens in Toccoa, Ga., with Whitlock Mortuary directing.

Mrs. Smith died Saturday, Oct. 16, 2004, at Huntsville Hospital. She was a retired registered nurse. She was a member of the Bible Baptist Church where she was also a member of the Ladies Sunday school class and a member of the Golden Redeemers. Mrs. Smith was preceded in death by her husband, James Charley Smith; four brothers, Floyd Firestone, Paul Firestone, Warren Firestone and Lloyd Firestone; and one sister, Opal Maugherman.

She is survived by one son, Dennis James Smith and wife Ellen Miller of Mt. Airy, Ga.; three daughters, Susan Gale Grow and husband Jim of Leander, Tex., Darleen Haddock of Hartselle and Sharlene Whitworth and husband Kenneth of Eastanollee, Ga.; two sisters, Leora Weber of Waynesboro, Penn. and Grace Fansler of Fremont, Ind.; 11 grandchildren, Dennis Smith Jr. of Silver Creek, Ga., Holly Kelly of Eastanollee, Ga., Kelly Smith of Atlanta, Ga., Kris Hallford of Rota, Spain, Deana Haddock of Hartselle, Lisa Fricks and Angela Thurman, both of Toccoa, Ga., Angie Shirley of Ormond Beach, Fla., Jamey Young of Eastanollee, Ga., Amber Cain of Toccoa, Ga., and Ashley Whitworth of Demorest, Ga.; nine great grandchildren, Lindsey and Christian Smith of Silver Creek, Ga., Patrick Kelley of Eastanollee, Ga., Ezra and Larissa Hallford of Rota, Spain, Lacey, Lee and Jeffrey Fricks of Eastanollee, Ga., and Tyler Shirley of Ormond Beach, Fla.
Pallbearers were Lewis Allison, Wayne Stewart, Carl Speake, Ed Allen, Scottie Lovelady, Sonny Simmons and Bobby Dotson.

Published in the Hartselle Inquirer (AL), October 20, 2004
Burial* 22 October 2004  Stephens Memorial Gardens, Toccoa, Stephens Co., GA4 

Last Edited 1 Apr 2011

  1. [S248] 1930 U.S. Federal Census , 1930 U.S. Federal Census.
  2. [S323] News Bank.
  3. [S129] SSDI Death Index,.
  4. [S961] Hartselle Enquirer, online,

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