Class of 1934
Then and Now
[February 23, 2010]
Elva R. (Brabham) Smith
The funeral was on Thursday, February 25, 2010, at Musgrove Family Mortuary in Eugene for Elva R. (Brabham) Smith of Eugene, who died February 21, 2010 of congestive heart failure. She was 92.
A reception followed at the same place. Entombment was at Rest-Haven Mausoleum in Eugene.
She was born September 23, 1917, in Pleasant Hill, to Arthur and Callie Smith Brabham. She married Clair L. Smith on March 21, 1939 in Eugene. He died April 1, 1993.
She attended Oregon Normal School, which is now Western Oregon University.
She was an elementary school teacher for 35 years in the Eugene area.
Survivors include a son, Wayne Smith of Salem; a brother, Ray Brabham of Eugene; and four grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. A son, Ben Smith, died in 1976.
Arrangements were by Musgrove Family Mortuary in Eugene with remembrances to the American Heart Association.