NORMAL — Dale E. Smith, 92, Tuscola, died at 11:40 a.m. Sunday (May 22, 2011) at his home, surrounded by many of his family members and his daughter, Sandy.
Funeral: 11 a.m. Thursday at Hilligoss Shrader Funeral Home, Tuscola, with the Rev. Michael Rutledge officiating.
Memorials: in lieu of flowers, to Douglas County Museum, Southern Baptist Church of Arthur or Lincolnland Hospice of Mattoon.
Burial: Tuscola Township Cemetery with military honors.
Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Thursday until time of service at the funeral home.
Survivors: his wife, Geraldine (Jeri) Brading Smith, Tuscola; son, Ron (Judy) Smith, Sun City West, Ariz.; daughter, Sandra (Mike) Wagoner, Normal; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Condolences to the family may be sent to hilligossshraderfh.com.