Dora Evelyn Smith

Apr 30th, 1921 - Dec 3rd, 2017

Service:

Egyptian Memorial Gardens

Wed, Dec. 6th, 2017 11am

Dora Evelyn Smith

Marion-Dora Evelyn Smith, 96, passed away on Sunday, December 3, 2017 at Integrity Healthcare in Marion.

Dora was born on April 30, 1921 in Williamson County to Tom N. and Ethel N. (Woolsey) Gulley. She married Freeman Smith on May 9, 1942 in Cape Girardeau.  He preceded her in death on August 19, 1994.

Dora was a factory worker at Smolers for many years and was also a Cottage Parent in Hurst through the State of Illinois. Dora was a member of Freedom Freewill Baptist Church.

Survivors include:

Son-Luety Freeman Smith

Daughter-Sheila Faye Gwodzik and husband John Arthur

Grandchildren:

Richard Smith

Jason Gwodzik

Kristi and Blake Kee

Great grandson-Austin Smith

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; six brothers and four sisters.

Graveside services will be held on Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at 11am at Egyptian Memorial Gardens in Energy. Family and friends are asked to meet at the cemetery.  Blue Funeral Home in Marion is assisting the family with arrangements.

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2 Guestbook Messages

  • Guest: PAULA J. GULLEY,,,MCNICHOLS

    From: PITTSBURG, Illinois

    Date: December 6, 2017

    I LOVE MY AUNT EVELYN SHE WAS A GOOD WOMEN ALWAYS MADE ME LAUGHT ,,I WELL MISS HER .SHE WAS THE LAST LIVEING CHILD ON MY DAD THOMAS EARL GULLEY SIDE OF THE FAMILY…GOD BLESS AUNT EVELYN …YOU WELL BE MISSED…

  • Guest: Billie Wayne Gulley

    From: New Baden, Illinois

    Date: December 6, 2017

    Luety and Sheila. Sorry to hear of Aunt Evelyn’s passing. I loved working with and Evelyn and Uncle Freeman at the Hurst Children’s Home. She was always so much fun to be with and she always had a smile.