Class of 1941

1941 Maroon SpotlightAlethea Maybell Clark
Alethea Maybell Clark

– 18, is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John H. Clark. She was born in Ensign, Kan., May 6, 1922.

She attended the Lutheran school before coming to the Perry schools. She is a member of the Queen Esther society. For hobbies she has chosen reading, playing and tennis.

Alethea is undecided as to her plans after she graduates. She wants to be a nurse or librarian.

Alethea Maybell (Clark) Smith

May 6, 1922 – December 25, 2003

Alethea M. Smith, 81, a retired assembly worker, passed away Thursday, Dec. 25, 2003, in Rifle, Colorado.

She was born May 6, 1922, in Ensign, Kansas, to Mr. and Mrs. John Hyram Clark. She came with her parents to Perry and graduated from Perry high school in 1941. During WWII she and a PHS classmate operated the telephone switchboard at Coyle, OK.

She was married to U. L. Smith.

Alethea was a longtime member of the Order of Eastern Star.

Survivors: Daughter, Yvonne Long; son, Harold D. Smith; and grandchildren, Heather, Kristal, Katy and Nicholas.

Graveside service: 2 p.m. Tuesday in Bluebonnet Hills Memorial Park, Colleyville, TX. The Rev. Jim Hackney will officiate.