Smith Johnnie "Joe" Smith, age 69, passed away on Wednesday, September 25, 2013 at Mt. Carmel West. Member Oak Grove Apostolic Church. He was an avid NASCAR and Dale Earnhardt fan. Preceded in death by parents Daniel Smith and Edna Anderson. Survived by wife of 41 years, Mary; beloved dogs, Buffy and Mitzy; sister, Becky Fischer; stepfather, George Anderson; other family and friends. Friends may call at JERRY SPEARS FUNERAL HOME, 2693 W. Broad St., Friday 4-7 p.m., where service will be held 10 a.m. Saturday. Pastor John Palmer officiating. Interment Alton Cemetery.