Joan M. Smith

SPRINGFIELD - Joan M. Smith, 47, of Springfield, died at 2:04 p.m. on Thursday, August 22, 2013, at her home.

Joanie was born November 13, 1965, in Springfield. She married Jim Smith on September 13, 1986, in Springfield.

Joanie was a graduate of Lanphier High School and worked for the Secretary of State. She was a loving and caring wife, mother, and grandmother, who enjoyed fishing, boating, camping and most of all, being with family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her father, Bill Molohon, and infant sister, Julia.

She is survived by her husband, Jim Smith, of Springfield; one daughter, Regina (husband, Adam) Martin, of Springfield; one grandchild, Konnor Martin, of Springfield; mother, Rose Molohon, of Springfield; siblings, George (wife, Pat) Langley of Virginia, Gale (wife, Diane) Langley of Springfield, Cole (wife, Sue) Langley of Virden, Jimmy (wife, Barbara) Langley, Jr., of Cantrall, Larry (wife, Jackie) Langley of Springfield, Harriet Hennesey of Ava, Margaret (husband, Danny) Suter of Springfield, Myrna (husband, Dale) Shephard of Oklahoma, and Mary Ballinger (companion, Andy Cleeton) of Springfield; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Cremation will be accorded by Butler Cremation Tribute Center following the visitation.

Visitation: Family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. on Monday, August 26, 2013, at Kirlin-Egan & Butler Funeral Home, 900 S. 6th St., Springfield. Visitation will begin with a eulogy service at 5 p.m.

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Kirlin-Egan & Butler Funeral Home
900 South Sixth Street Springfield, IL 62703
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