In memory of
Jacqueline I. Smith
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In memory of
Jacqueline I. Smith
Jacqueline I. Smith 1929 - 2016 Jacqueline I. Smith, 87, of Springfield, passed away at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 13, 2016 at Memorial Medical Center. Jacqueline was born on September 5, 1929 in Springfield, the daughter of Ivory and Hilda Pendergrass Carter. She married Richard F. Smith on June 11, 1953 in Jacksonville; he preceded her in death on October 25, 1990. Jacqueline was a graduate of Feitshans High School. She retired from the State of IL, Department of Agriculture, as a laboratory technician. She was a member at Grace United Methodist Church and enjoyed crocheting, cooking, bowling, sewing, and spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Jacqueline was also preceded in death by her parents; one daughter, Kristi Smith; one son, John Smith; one sister, Oda Rigins; and three brothers, Raymond, Bill, and Cecil Carter. She is survived by her son, Peter (wife, Donna) Smith of Apple Valley, CA; three daughters, Jacqueline (husband, Wayne) Richie of Springfield, Nicki Smith of Houston, TX, and Susan Smith of Denver, CO; fourteen grandchildren, Michelle, Lynnette, Richard, Patrice, Duran, Kristopher, Katelynn, Dominique, Brianna, Nicholas, Lontonio, Olivia, Cory, and Quincy; 15 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; two siblings, Marva (husband, Arthur) King of University Park, IL and Jerry (wife, Delores) Carter of D'Lo, MS; and an abundance of nieces and nephews. Cremation will be accorded by Butler Cremation Tribute Center prior to ceremonies. Memorial Ceremony: 12:00 p.m. on Friday, October 21, 2016 at Kirlin-Egan & Butler Funeral Home, 900 S. 6th St., Springfield with Rev. Robert Freeman officiating. Burial will follow at Camp Butler National Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Grace United Methodist Church, 1612 East Capitol Avenue, Springfield, IL 62703. Please visit to offer your condolences.
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