Ruth M. Smith, 92, of Morton, formerly of Maroa, passed away at 2:40 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012, at Methodist Medical Center in Peoria. Cremation will be accorded. A Celebration of Life service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 12, 2012, at Morton United Methodist Church, with Rev. Gary Motta officiating. Visitation will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 11, at Knapp-Johnson Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Morton. Burial of the cremated remains will be in Maroa Cemetery at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Morton United Methodist Church Building Fund, Morton,  or to the Edward Foundation for Camp Hope, Naperville, IL.

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