Elva Smith
Elva Smith

Obituary of Elva Smith

Elva R. Smith passed away Sunday, February 21 in Salem, Oregon. She was 92 years old. Elva was born to Arthur and Callie (Smith) Brabham on September 23, 1917 in Pleasant Hill, Oregon. Elva married Clair L. Smith on March 21, 1939 in Eugene. She attended Oregon Normal School, now Western Oregon University. She was an Elemetary school teacher for 35 years in the Eugene area.Elva is survived by her son, Wayne (Mary Ann) Smith of Salem, Oregon.; her daughter-in-law, Patricia Smith of Gresham, Oregon; and her brother, Ray Brabham of Eugene, Oregon; 4 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Clair; her son, Ben; and 4 siblings.A Funeral Service will be held at 1:00 PM, Thursday, February 25 at Musgrove Family Center, Eugene, Oregon, with a reception to follow. A private family entombment at Rest Haven Mausoleum .Memorial contributions may be made in loving memory to the American Heart Association.Arrangements by Musgrove Family Mortuary.Elva SmithThe funeral will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 25, at Musgrove Family Mortuary in Eugene for Elva R. Smith of Eugene, who died Feb. 21 of congestive heart failure. She was 92.A reception following the service will be at Musgrove Family Mortuary. Entombment will be at Rest-Haven Mausoleum in Eugene.She was born Sept. 23, 1917, in Pleasant Hill, to Arthur and Callie Smith Brabham. She married Clair L. Smith on March 21, 1939, in Eugene. He died April 1, 1993.She attended Oregon Normal School, which is now Western Oregon University.She was an elementary school teacher for 35 years in the Eugene area.Survivors include a son, Wayne Smith of Salem; a brother, Ray Brabham of Eugene; and four grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. A son, Ben Smith, died in 1976.Arrangements by Musgrove Family Mortuary in Eugene. Remembrances to the American Heart Association.
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