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Wilma Lee Smith

Mrs. Wilma Lee (Jackson) Smith, 82, passed away Monday, Jan. 21, 2013, at Morris Hospital. She was born on March 28, 1930.

Preceding her in death were her husband, James Clayton, and her husband Raymond A. Smith Sr.; her father, Cecil Jackson; her mother, Edna (Wilson) Blackwelder; a brother, James Jackson; and a son, David Allen Clayton.

She is survived by her children, Steven (Patricia) Clayton, Bruce Clayton, Michael Smith, Gregory Clayton, Raymond (June) Smith Jr., Belinda (John) Weltmeyer, Jeffery (Jenni) Smith and Melissa (Alex) Jones; grandchildren Christine (Richard) Schroers, Stephanie (Duane) Ebert, David (Alyssa) Clayton, Daniel Clayton, Michael Smith, Jamie Anderson, Jacob (Christina) Smith, Philip Weltmeyer, Tyler (Krista) Jones, Savannah Jones, Hannah Smith, Josiah Smith, Samantha Smith and Brianna Smith; a sister, Jaunita Spurgeon; a brother, Phillip (Marie) Beck; and many great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and dear friends.

Funeral services for Wilma Lee Smith will beat 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 25, at the Fred C. Dames Funeral Home chapel, 1201 West U.S. 6 (at Deerpath Drive), Morris. Interment will be at 2 p.m. Friday in Danville National Cemetery, Danville, Ill.

Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 24, at the funeral home.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Fred C. Dames Funeral Home, Morris. For additional nformation, call (815) 942-5040 or log onto www.fredcdames.com.

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