Opal Smith

Saturday, July 27, 2002

ANNA, Ill. -- Opal Virginia Smith, 83, of Anna died Monday, July 22, 2002, at Union County Hospital.

She was born Jan. 25, 1919, in Jonesboro, Ill., daughter of Homer and Ollie Winn Brown. She first married Ellis Felker, who died Dec. 26, 1954. She later married William E. "Bill" Smith Aug. 27, 1965, in Alton, Ill. He died Dec. 19, 2001.

Smith retired from Alton State Hospital. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Jonesboro, Ill.

Survivors include a daughter, Alice Prince of Collinsville, Ill.; a brother, Louis Brown of Anna; a sister, Leta Dirden of Anna; two grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild.

Friends may call at Lutz and Rendleman Funeral Home in Anna after 11 a.m. Monday.

The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Monday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Floyd Stout officiating. Burial will be in Anna Cemetery.