Barbara Ann Smith
Birth Date: July 5, 1939
Death Date: June 17, 2018
Barbara Ann Smith, 78, of Decatur, IL passed away June 17, 2018 at her residence with family and friends by her side.
Barbara was born July 5, 1939 in Decatur, IL the daughter of George Edgar and Minnie Rosetta (Snyder) Hartwig. She married Charles E. Smith on June 8, 1975 in Decatur, IL. Barbara and Charles had just celebrated their 43rd anniversary.
Barbara had retired after 20 years as an administrative clerk for Ford Motor credit and retired after 20 years as a billing clerk at St. Mary’s Hospital.
Barbara was a member of the American Legion Post 105 Ladies Auxiliary and a member of the GFWC Decatur Women’s Club.
She was an avid bowler and has been recognized in area local bowling hall of fames. She was a member of the ADM Decatur Pride Booster Club. She also shared great pride in her Longaberger Basket Collection.
Surviving are husband Chuck, sister in law, Virginia Smith, 7 adopted grandchildren, Travis, Hannah and Mallory Wolfe, Erica Gonzalez Deshong, Melissa Gonzalez Becker, Jason Gonzalez, Evan Reynolds, aunts, uncles and cousins.
Funeral service will be 10 AM Friday, June 22, 2018 at Graceland Fairlawn Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 5 – 7 PM Thursday, June 21, 2018 at Graceland Fairlawn Funeral Home. Burial will be at Graceland Cemetery. Casual attire requested.
The family would like to thank the Dr’s and nurses at St. Mary’s Hospital ER and the Dr’s and nurses in ICU at St. John’s Hospital and 7th floor staff.
Memorials: Donor’s Choice.
Condolences may be left to the family at www.gracelandfairlawn.com.