Phyllis D. Smith, 85, of Granite City, Ill., born Oct. 11, 1930, in Granite City, Ill., passed away Wednesday, June 15, 2016, in Granite City, Ill.
Phyllis was a banker for over 30 years at First National Bank, Regions Bank and Magna Bank. She was a member of Good Shepherd United Methodist Church in Granite City and in her free time she enjoyed spending time with her family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles T. Smith, whom she married on Oct. 16, 1954; her parents, Allen C. and Alice M., nee Smith, Whitaker; her daughter-in-law, Carolyn Ames; her sister, Vincinetta Taylor; and her brother, Allen C. Whitaker Jr.
She is survived by and will be missed by her son, Edward W. and (Penny) Ames of Collins, Mo.; her daughter, Tamra Smith of Granite City; grandsons, Brian and (Bonnie) Ames of Collins, Mo., and Jayson Smith and (Amber) of O'Fallon, Ill.; great-grandchildren, Jordan Richard, Bevin Ames, Zachary Ames, Ashley Ames, Corey Ames, Kelsy Farmer, Kaylee Farmer, Kenyon Smith, and Kylie Smith; and sisters, JoAnn and (Chuck) King and Betty Stearns.
Memorials in memory of Carolyn can be made to the
or Calvary Methodist Church in Mayfield, Ky.
Visitation: Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday, June 19, 2016, at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road in Granite City, Ill.
Funeral: In celebration of her life, services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, June 20, 2016, at the funeral home with Pastor Clint Wisdom officiating. Burial will be at 3 p.m. at Woodlawn Memorial Gardens in Paducah, Ky.
IRWIN CHAPEL, Granite City, Ill.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat from June 17 to June 18, 2016