PITTSFIELD - Wanda Mae Smith, 81, of Pittsfield passed away Thursday, July 31, 2014, at Eastside Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center in Pittsfield.
Wanda was born in Milton on April 22, 1933, a daughter of Jesse Hamer and Coy Emiline Doyle Chaplin. She married Milo B. Smith on September 9, 1951, in Pittsfield, and he preceded her in death on February 4, 2009.
She is survived by her children, Rhonda (Don) Bryant of Hardin, Jackie Hinrichs of Hardin, Mike (JoEllen) Smith of Pittsfield, Marty (Nancy Jane) of Pittsfield and Monty (Maria) Smith of Pittsfield; 10 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; sisters, Bernice Klinefelter of Griggsville, Virginia (Dick Hayes) Helm of Donaphan, Missouri, Karen (Bruce) Fowler of Pittsfield and Grace (Max) Coppess of Tipton, Iowa; brothers, Billy Joe (Carol) Chaplin of Hannibal, Missouri, Lyndel (Dee) Chaplin of Quincy, Jesse (Judy) Chaplin of Quincy and Dan (Peggy) Chaplin of St. Charles, Missouri.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; a grandson, Terry Smith; a sister, Helen Robinson; and a brother, Hamer Chaplin.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, August 3, 2014, at Niebur Funeral Home in Pittsfield with Bro. Jerry Edison officiating. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. today, Saturday, August 2, 2014, at the funeral home. Interment will be at Bethel Cemetery near Griggsville.
Memorials are suggested to Bethel Church and Cemetery. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.nieburfh.com. Niebur Funeral Home in Pittsfield is in charge of arrangements.
Niebur Funeral Home - Pittsfield
530 West Adams Pittsfield, IL 62363
Published in Jacksonville Journal-Courier on Aug. 2, 2014