Dorothy E. Smith, 95, of Mt. Vernon, Illinois passed away at 12:16 A.M. on Friday, September 4, 2009 at Nature Trail Health Care Center in Mt. Vernon, Illinois.
Dorothy was born on May 8, 1914 in Jefferson County, Illinois the daughter of the late Claude N. Piercy and Lula E. Phillips. She first married Everett Humphrey on February 21, 1934 and he preceded her in death on September 17, 1944. She later married Claude E. Smith on August 4, 1953 and he preceded her in death on October 7, 1983.
Surviving family members include her 2 Sons: Maurice R. Smith of Mt. Vernon, Illinois and Stephen Humphrey and wife Sue of Carthage, Tennessee; Daughter: Claudia Osborn and husband Bruce of Mt. Vernon, Illinois; 2 Sisters: Margaret Samons and Rosemary Harris both of Mt. Vernon, Illinois; 3 Step Children: Earl and Jim Smith and Joyce Rexford; Grandchildren: Celeste Robinson and husband Rob, Jessica Patch and husband Tim, Jared Osborn and wife Sara, Fran Robinson and husband Dennis, Karalee Houle and husband Gary, Stephen Johnston, Dorothy "Dottie" Harris and husband Bruce, Jody Glenza and Mike Saulsberry, Candace Humphrey, Stephany Strickland and husband Danny, Russell Sander and wife Krista, Cindy Campbell, Cathy Wallace and Jeff Wilks; Great Grandchildren: Chelsey Hale, Ciara Osborn, Bailey Patch, Myles Patch, Olivia Osborn, Kaitlyn Osborn, Myla Osborn, Daphne Skelton, Jennifer Jones, Maggie Wheeler, Dan Rumsey, David Rumsey, Hannah Johnston, Scott Snedon, Michael Davidson, Paige Davidson, Gracie Haley, Sophy Woodard, Alexander Sander, Cassie Glenza, Aletha Sander, Anita Sander and Andy Sander; Several Step Great Grandchildren; 12 Great Great Grandchildren; Several Nieces and Nephews also survive; special friends at Nature Trail Health Care Center also survive.
Her parents, both husbands, daughter: Judy Johnston, 2 step children, 2 great grandchildren, 2 brothers, 3 sisters preceded her in death.
Dorothy worked at Mt. Vernon Shoe Factory and was a woman of strong Christian faith.