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NORMAL — Elizabeth M. Smith of Peoria, formerly of Normal, will celebrate her 100th birthday with a family dinner at 1 p.m. Jan. 26 at Liberty Village. 

She was born Jan. 26, 1919, in Gridley. She married Richard L. “Dick” Smith on June 6, 1943. He passed away April 3, 1998. Her brother is Roger (Marge) Frey, Mesa, Ariz.

Her children are Richard F. (Sydne) Smith, Fortine, Mont., and Douglas L. (Sharon) Smith, Peoria. She has two grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

She was a teacher and taught  33 years with Unit 5. She enjoyed golf and was a member at El Paso Golf Club. She had two holes-in-one and numerous championships. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church, Normal.

Cards may be sent to Manor Court of Peoria, 6900 N. Stalworth Drive, Peoria, IL 61615.