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Thomas Smith

Thursday, April 22, 2004

BRADENTON, Fla. - Thomas Leonard Smith, 77, formerly of Kelso, Mo., died April 20, 2004, at the Blake Hospital in Sarasota.

Born Nov. 23, 1926, in Reedy, W.Va., son of the late Park and Georgie Hicks Smith, he was a cattle buyer and U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge in West Virginia.

On June 19, 1953, he married Grace Marie Arndt who preceded him in death on March 19, 1993.

He and Joan Trafford were married Oct. 28, 1995, and she survives of the home.

Other survivors include: two daughters, Susan Pape of St. Charles, Mo., and Sandy McCarthy of Kansas City, Mo.; and three grandchildren.

One brother and one sister also preceded him in death.

Visitation is from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City, Mo., where services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Saturday. Tommy Miller will officiate.

Burial will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery in Cape Girardeau, Mo.