Obituary – Smith, Weldon Carldon

Class of 1927

1927 PeromaWeldon Smith
Weldon Smith

Editor of the Perryscope; Hi-Y; Ruf Nex; Citizenship.

“Not a lady’s man, but a ladies man.”

Weldon Carldon Smith

July 4, 1906 – April 2, 1985

Weldon C. Smith, 78, a resident of Harrah, OK, died Tuesday evening at a Midwest City hospital.

The son of Webster and Fannie (Hunter) Smith, he was born July 4, 1906, in Noble County. He graduated from Perry high school in 1927.

He was a member of Perry’s Battery C, 158th field artillery unit of the Oklahoma National Guard. He worked for Champlin Oil Company and the highway department, and was a bookkeeper.

He and Nellie Marie Miller were married December 29, 1951.

Preceding him in death were his wife, his parents and two sisters.

Among survivors are a sister, Mrs. Lillian Harrison, Perry; several nieces and nephews and two brothers-in-law, Sherman Branen and Raleigh Branham, both of Perry.

Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Grace Hill cemetery.