Willis C. Smith Dies at home in Mecklenburg
Willis C. Smith died suddenly at his home in Mecklenburg, Saturday morning, Jan. 10  aged 71 years. He is survived by his widow, one son, Dr. Charles Smith of Detroit, Michigan, and one grandson, a son of Dr. LeVerne Smith, who died a few years ago. He was a justice of the peace of the Town of Hector, and had held other public offices during recent years. Funeral services were held from the home at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Rev. E. M. Scholtz officiating. Interment in Laurel Hill Cemetery.
[Mr. Smith is buried alongside his parents, Alexander Smith 1812-1888 and Sarah M. Smith 1815-1893.]