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Obituary for Dorothy Smith
Dorothy Talton Smith, 88, of Morton, IL, passed away Thursday, June 12, 2014 at Morton Villa Care Center. She was a long time resident of St. Sharbel, Peoria, IL. She was born November 8, 1925, in Boaz, AL to W. O. and Audrey (Amos) Talton. She married James Smith June 22, 1946. She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, E. L. Talton and former husband, James Smith. She is survived by her children, Shelia (Michael) Hawes of Peoria, IL, Max (Kathy) Smith of Peoria, IL, Denise (Moe) Bazhenow of Bartonville, IL, and Bill (Roberta) Smith of Rowlett, TX; ten grandchildren; thirteen great-grandchildren; sisters, Libby (Shon) Hill, Sr., of Alabama, Patsy (Tim) Smith of Alabama; brother, Ed (Betty) Atchley of Peoria, IL and numerous nieces and nephews. She retired as a seamstress from Jumer’s Castle Lodge, Peoria, IL. She enjoyed sewing, crafts, gardening and most importantly spending time with her family. Cremation has been accorded and a family memorial service will be held at Swan Lake Cemetery in Peoria, IL on Friday, June 27, 2014 at 11 a.m. Father Elia will officiate. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association Central Illinois Chapter 606 W. Glen Ave., Peoria, IL 61614.