February 11, 1912 China Spring, McLennan County, Texas
Died: May 8, 1977 Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana
Mrs. Paulyne Smith Darnell of Longview, formerly of China Spring, died Sunday in a Shreveport, La., hospital.
Services will be 4 p.m. Tuesday at China Spring Methodist Church. Burial will be in China Spring Cemetery.
Mrs. Darnell was born and reared in China Spring and attended school there. She married Cecil A. Darnell in 1944. She was a member of China Spring Methodist Church. She had lived in Longview for the last 15 years.
Survivors include her husband; a son, Kirby Darnell of Longview; three sisters, Mrs. Cameron (Kathleen) Talbert of 3909 Gorman, Miss Edwina Smith and Miss Claire Smith, both of China Spring; a brother, Wheeler Smith of China Spring; and a grandson, Richard Kirby Darnell of Longview.
Memorials may be made to the American Heart Fund or to a favorite charity.