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Sandra O. Smith 77 of Maroa, IL, a devoted servant of God, passed from this earthly life into the loving arms of her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ at 10:52 PM October 26, 2017, at Decatur Memorial Hospital, Decatur, IL.
 
Services will be 11 A.M. Monday, October 30, 2017, at the Calvert Funeral Home, Maroa, IL with Gary Mosley officiating. Burial will follow at Maroa Cemetery, Maroa, IL. Visitation will be 3 – 5 P.M. Sunday, October 29, 2017, at the funeral home.
 
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Harvest Community Church.
 
Sandra was born February 13, 1940, in Chicago, IL the daughter of Neysa Beckemier. She married Ellis Leroy Smith December 21, 1958, in Cerro Gordo, IL. He passed away on May 25, 1990.
 
Survivors include her children: Janet (Jane Porter) Elliott, Fayetteville, NC; Linda (Mike) Baker, Forsyth, IL, Jeffery Smith, Dalton City, IL, Shelly (James) Fields, Wentzville, MO, Donna (Fiancé: Steven Wood) Smith, Wagoneer, IL; 13 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren.
 
She was preceded in death by her parents, son: Daniel Smith, 1 great grandson: David Smith, Jr., and daughter-in-law: Tammy Smith.
 
Sandra retired from Maroa Forsyth School Dist. She was a 50-year member of the Harvest Community Church in Maroa and was a breast cancer survivor.
 
The family wishes to express a special “Thank You” to Dr. Timothy Miller and the Cardiac Staff on the 5th floor at DMH for their loving care during a difficult time.

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