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Zola Eileen Funk Smith
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Birth: Jan. 5, 1913
Belleview
Calhoun County
Illinois, USA
Death: May 9, 1983
Fieldon
Jersey County
Illinois, USA

The daughter of George G. Funk and Nellie Johnson, Zola was married to Purl Smith. They were the parents of 10 children.

At the time of her death, Zola was 70 years, 4 months and 4 days old. She was survived by her husband; 5 daughters; 5 sons; 19 grandchildren; 2 sisters, Elizabeth Gillespie of Grafton, and Pauline Wiener of Jerseyville; and 2 brothers, Murl Funk of Glen Carbon, and John Funk of Florida.

In addition to her parents, Zola was preceded in death by 1 sister and 5 brothers. Her brother, Hurley, was killed in action during World War II.

Visitation was held after 4:30 p.m. on 11 May 1983 at Hanks Funeral Home in Hardin. Funeral services were conducted at 1:30 p.m. the following afternoon at the Batchtown Methodist Church.

The family requested that memorials, if desired, be made to the Diabetes Foundation.

Children: 5 daughters, 5 sons.

Mother of:
(Living) Smith Sports
(Living) Smith Lynch
(Living) Smith Weder
(Living) Smith Anderson
(Living) Smith Pike
(Living) Smith
(Living) Smith
(Living) Smith
(Living) Smith
(Living) Smith

Zola's siblings:
Pauline Funk Wiener
Theodore Allen "Ted" Funk
Murl A. Funk
George "Hurley" Funk
Henry Ward Funk
Gerald Leland Funk (twin)
Harold L. Funk (twin)
Elizabeth L. "Lib" Funk Gillespie
John C. Funk
 
 
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 Parents:
  George Garrett Funk (1880 - 1945)
  Nellie Johnson Funk (1879 - 1944)
 
 Children:
  Kathryn Diane Smith Lynch (1943 - 2007)*
 
 Siblings:
  Theodore Allen Funk (1906 - 1936)*
  George Hurley Funk (1909 - 1944)*
  Henry Ward Funk (1911 - 1931)*
  Zola Eileen Funk Smith (1913 - 1983)
  Gerald Leland Funk (1915 - 1979)*
  Harold L. Funk (1915 - 1982)*
  Elizabeth I. Funk Gillespie (1916 - 1990)*
  John C. Funk (1919 - 1994)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
BELOVED MOTHER
 
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Burial:
Wilson Cemetery
Batchtown
Calhoun County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Lynn
Record added: Aug 31, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 57978532
Zola Eileen <i>Funk</i> Smith
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Zola Eileen <i>Funk</i> Smith
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Zola Eileen <i>Funk</i> Smith
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- JARROTT P. COX
 Added: Dec. 13, 2014
 
 
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