Posted by: emsfh1 | June 8, 2009


Vernon D. Smith, 54, of Lawrenceville passed away Monday June 8, 2009 at his residence.

He was born December 3, 1954 in Salem, IL the son of Glen Dee Smith Sr. and step-mother Nancy Smith of Salem, IL and the late Mabel Viola (Phillips) and Dean Chandler.

He worked in construction as a carpenter and a painter. He was affiliated with the Billett United Methodist Church.

He is survived by a son: Jerry Cessna of Lawrenceville, IL, 2 daughters; Jennifer Butler of Lawrenceville, IL, Jeannie Cessna of Lawrenceville, IL, a step-son: Marty Miller of Noble, IL, a brother: Ernie Smith of Salem, IL, a half-brother: Bud Smith of Salem, IL, 3 step-brothers: Elis Charlton, and Jim Charlton both of Salem, IL, Randy Smith of Ohio, a sister: Kathy Smith of Lawrenceville, IL and 10 1/2 grandchildren. A brother and sister are deceased.

A Graveside Service will be conducted Thursday June 11, 2009 at Lawrenceville City Cemetery. Visitation is from 12:00noon until 1:00pm at Emmons-Macey & Steffey Funeral Home.

Memorial donations may be given to the family.


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