May 4, 1925 - April 14, 2022
Lucille L. Smith, 96, of Vandalia, IL passed away at 4:50 AM, Thursday, April 14, 2022 at SBL Fayette County Hospital Long Term Care. A Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 AM, Monday, April 18, 2022 at Hohlt & File Funeral Home, Vandalia with Rev. Joe Lawson officiating. Interment will follow at Fairlawn Cemetery, Vandalia. Visitation will be held for one hour prior to the service from 10-11:00 AM, Monday, April 18, 2022 at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the Long-Term Care Activity Fund. Online condolences can be expressed at www.hohltandfilefh.com Lucille Lillian Deverick was born on May 04, 1925 in Bear Grove Township, Fayette County, IL, the daughter of Noah and Edna (Trexler) Deverick. She married Teddie Smith on December 06, 1946 in Paducah, KY; together they celebrated nearly 65 years of marriage before his passing on March 10, 2011. In her earlier years, Lucille was employed by both, the Illinois Bell Telephone Company and the Princess Peggy Dress factory. She later became a homemaker; maintaining a balanced home and taking care of her two children. Lucille was also a farm hand; as she always spent her spare time helping her husband with chores on the family farm. She had an avid love for working outdoors, mushroom hunting, doing puzzles, crocheting, and of course spending time with her family and friends. Mrs. Smith is survived by her daughter, Kathryn and husband Gene Craig of Vandalia; son, Ronnie Smith and wife Cindy of Herrick; brother, Russell Deverick and wife Eleanor of OK; grandchildren, Trent Smith and wife Christina, Andy Craig and wife Kendra, Kent Craig, and Christy and husband Gary Manley; great-grandchildren, Clay Craig and wife Katie, Kyle Craig, Sarah Craig, Gracie Craig, Arika Craig, and Aaron Manley; step-great-grandchildren, Garrett Ess, Addison Ess, Morgan Ess, Makenzie Ess, and Mason Ess; great-great-grandchildren, Jameson, Brantley, and Sophie; and 4 step-great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; infant son, Teddie Smith Jr.; brothers, Lloyd, Floyd, and Clarence Deverick; and sisters, Lois Nave and Betty Stinebring.
Lucille L. Smith, 96, of Vandalia, IL passed away at 4:50 AM, Thursday, April 14, 2022 at SBL Fayette County Hospital Long Term Care. A Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 AM, Monday, April 18, 2022 at Hohlt & File Funeral Home, Vandalia... View Obituary & Service Information
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