Max Wayne Smith
Funeral services for Max Wayne Smith, Oklahoma City oilman formerly of
Mansfield, were held at 3 pm Sunday from the chapel of Drewitt Funeral
Home. Dr. George A. Ritchey, pastor of the First Baptist Church,
officiated. Burial was in Highland Cemetery with Masonic graveside
Mr Smith died suddenly Thursday night in Oklahoma City, following a heart attack.
A native of Mansfield, he worked in the office of the Kidd Williams Drilling Company and had made his home in Oklahoma City for the past five years. He was a 32nd degree Mason and was affiliated with the Mansfield Lodge No. 250 Freeland Accepted Masons. he was a member of the First Baptist Church.
He and his widow, the former Clara Williams of Mansfield, still maintained the family residence here to which Mrs Smith intends to
return to make her home. Other survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Theron Maddox, and a granddaughter, both of Springhill; three sisters, Mrs. Daisy Fleniken and Mrs. Clara Bice, both of Mansfield and Mrs. Henry Ricks of Plain Dealing; two brothers, Louis Smith of Mansfield, and Johnny Smith of Haynesville.
Pallbearers were Evans Calvert, J. F. Knott, Earnest Laffitte, Charlie Morton, H. C. Reding, H.H. Samuels, Warner Webster and Barnes
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