Margaret Delores Smith
CANTRALL - Margaret Delores Smith, 86, passed away on Tuesday, June 10, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
She was born on Feb. 11, 1928, in Springfield, the daughter of the late Leo and Laura Jane (Young) Page. She married William Roy Smith on April 15, 1951, in Taylorville, Ill., and he survives.
Margaret's passion was her husband, her children, and all of her grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchild. She was a member of the FourSquare Gospel Church. She collected and made dollhouses and the furniture, she collected Royal Dalton figurines, and Madame Alexander dolls.
In addition to her husband of 63 years, "Bill", she is survived by her children, Janet Gene (husband, James) Gille of Springfield, James Dean "Butchie" (dec'd in 2002) (wife, Mitzi) Wilson of Lakewood, CO, Bonnie (husband, William) Smith Hester of O'Fallon, IL, Mark Roy (wife, Janet) Smith of Lenexa, KS, Lance Lee (wife, Jane) Smith of Petersburg, IL, Julie Ann Smith (husband, Joe Schripsema) of Bradley, IL, and Danny Ray (wife, Brenda) Smith of Cantrall, IL; 12 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; a sister, "Erma" Eileen Henson; and several nieces.
She was preceded in death by two young daughters, Sharon and Terra, and a brother, Kenneth and his wife, Mary Todd.
Services are under the direction of Bisch and Son Funeral Home, 505 E. Allen, Springfield, where visitation will be held on Friday, June 13, 2014, from 10 a.m. until time of the funeral service at 11:30 a.m. Rev. Julie Ann Smith and Rev. Fred Prince will officiate. Burial will follow at Oak Ridge Cemetery, Springfield.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the APL (Animal Protective League) of Sangamon Co.
Please visit the online "Life Remembered Story" at bischandsonfuneralhome.com where tributes and condolences may be left for the family.