Jackie H. Smith
1939 - 2007
Jackie H. Smith, 67, of Tallula, died on Thursday, January 4, 2007 at 10:55 pm at Sunny Acres home in Petersburg. He was born on January 21, 1939 in Sangamon County, IL to Leslie and Gertrude Wheeler Smith. He married Lillie Joyce Megredy in Tallula on November 23, 1958.
He is survived by his wife, Lillie Joyce Smith; a son, Grady (Susie) Smith of Oakford; two daughters, Gailyn (Jeff) Smith of Hudson, Wisconsin, and Kristi (Steven) White of Illiopolis; two brothers, Charles (Mary) Smith of New Berlin, and Hank (Brenda ) Smith of Pleasant Plains; five sisters, Shelby Beall of Springfield, Barbara Quade of Springfield, Betty Roberts of Ashland, Patty Chapman of Pleasant Plains, and Linda Smith of Charleston, IL; and six grandchildren.
Two brothers and one sister precede him in death.
Mr. Smith had been a farmer and also worked at Fiat Allis as a machinist and served as a Union Steward. He was a volunteer fireman in Tallula.