We Live in Hearts We Leave Behind~Thomas Campbell

Earl C. Smith

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We Live in Hearts We Leave Behind~Thomas Campbell

Earl C. Smith

Funeral services will be Saturday, January 28, 2006 for 79 year old Earl C. Smith of Chester, IL who passed away Thursday, January 26, 2006 at Memorial Hospital in Chester, Illinois.

He was born July 8, 1924 in Bremen, IL, the son of Charles and Helen (Joost) Smith. He married Velma Etherton on August 27, 1948 in Sparta, IL and she survives of Chester, IL.

Survivors include three daughters, Patsy McDonald of Lawrenceville, GA, Deb Cowan of Chester, IL and Lynnette Gall of Pekin, IL. Two sisters, Alice Baird of Sparta, IL and Mary Herberlie of Chester, IL. Two brothers, Ralph Smith and Reuel Smith both of Chester, IL. His step-mother, Lena Smith of Chester, IL. Six grandchildren and three great grandchildren also survive.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Friends are calling after 5pm Friday, January 27, 2006 at Wilsonís Funeral Home in Steeleville, IL.

Funeral services for Earl C. Smith will be Saturday, January 28, 2006 at 11am from Peace Lutheran Church in Steeleville, IL with Rev. Frank Langholf officiating. Burial will be in Paradise Cemetery in Steeleville, IL.

Memorials can be made to the building fund of Peace Lutheran Church in Steeleville, IL or to the American Cancer Society.