The Springfield Sun, Washington County, Kentucky
Thursday, June 11, 1931
Mrs. Melvina Smith Carrico, age eighty-one years, died at 12:20 o’clock Wednesday afternoon at her home on the Saint Rose and Lebanon Road, 5 miles west of this city, death being caused by infirmities incident to age and followed an illness of several months.
Mrs. Carrico was a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. John Smith, and was born and raised in the county. In early womanhood she was united in marriage with Joe B. Carrico, who preceded her to the grave five years ago. Surviving are eight children, as follows: four sons, John Henry, Fletcher and Rue Carrico, this county, and Arthur Carrico, Bushland, Illinois, and four daughters, Mrs. Ed Smith and Mrs. Garland Hamilton, Louisville; Mrs. Bernard Smith and Miss Nell Carrico, both of this county. She also leaves one brother, J. Rich Smith, and one sister, Mrs. Frank Carrico, both of this county.
Funeral services for Mrs. Carrico will be held at St. Rose at 9 o’clock Friday morning. Interment will be in Saint Rose Cemetery.