Matthews, Myrtle Lewie

Class of 1905

Birth: Newberry, Newberry County, South Carolina, USA
Death: Feb. 2, 1985, Columbia, Richland County, South Carolina, USA

Spouse: William Pickney Smith

Greenlawn Memorial Park
Columbia, Richland County, South Carolina, USA

State (Columbia, NC), Saturday 4 Feb 1985, p.3.

Mrs. Myrtle Matthews Smith, 99, of Columbia, widow of William Pickney Smith died Saturday.

Born in Newberry, she was a daughter of the late Ezekiel Perry and Edith Langford Matthews. She was a 1905 graduate of Mont Amoena Female Seminary at Mount Pleasant, N.C., and a member of the King’s Daughters and Shandon Baptist Church.

Surviving are daughters, Mrs. Billy D. Lowe of Columbia, Mrs. Charles H. Valentine of Ruffin and Mrs. John P. Mullaney of Virginia Beach, Va.; grandchildren; great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Dunbar Funeral Home, Devine Street Chapel, conducted by the Rev. Dr. John R. Lincoln. Burial will be in Greenlawn Memorial Park.

Pallbearers will be the following grandsons, Perry and Olin Smith, Allen and Dan Lowe, Jack Reynolds, Charles Valentine and Franchie DuBose.

Source:, # 110204856.