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Rose Wreath Quilt
Donated by Ada Lee Shook

Rose Wreath Quilt
Lena Smith and Ada Lee Smith

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This beautiful quilt was made by Lena Smith of Fayetteville about 1928. The photo at right shows Lena holding her niece, Ada Lee Smith. Ada Lee was the daughter of William Carl and Ada Slaughter Smith. Carl Smith and Lena Smith were siblings. Lena never married, and spent her working years as a nurse in Springfield, Missouri. She died in 1972.

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