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Julia R. "Judy" Smith

October 25, 1918 May 31, 2018
Julia R. "Judy" Smith
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Obituary for Julia R. "Judy" Smith

Julia R. "Judy" Smith, age 99, of Oquawka, Illinois, passed away at 1:25 P.M. on Thursday, May 31, 2018 at Oak Lane Nursing and Rehab in Stronghurst, Illinois. She was born on October 25, 1918 in Galesburg, Illinois, the daughter of William O. and Dora Bell (Warnich) Thompson. Julia attended Quincy High School and the Quincy Beauty College. On May 24, 1942, she married Kenneth E. Smith in Oquawka and he preceded her in death in 2006. Julia worked many years as a beautician. She was a member of the First Christian Church in Quincy. She later attended the Oquawka United Methodist Church in Oquawka, Illinois for over sixty years, where she enjoyed working with the children. Julia was a Past Worthy Matron of the Order of Eastern Star. Julia is survived by one daughter, Cheryl L. Bielser of Oquawka, IL, one son, Douglas E. Smith of Burlington, IA, five grandchildren, three step-grandchildren, thirteen great-grandchildren, and three great-great-grandchildren. Numerous step great and great, great, grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, one son, Danny, one sister, and four brothers.

A funeral service is planned for 11:00 am on Monday, June 4, 2018 at Turnbull Funeral Home in Oquawka, Illinois. Her family plans to receive friends for the hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Interment will be at the Oquawka Cemetery. A memorial is being established for the Schlotzhauer Home in Oquawka, Illinois or the Oquawka United Methodist Church.


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Visitation

Monday

4

Jun

10:00 AM 6/4/2018 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 6/4/2018 11:00:00 AM
Turnbull Funeral Homes - Oquawka

10th & Warren
Oquawka, IL 61469

Turnbull Funeral Homes - Oquawka
10th & Warren Oquawka 61469 IL
United States

Service

Monday

4

Jun

11:00 AM 6/4/2018 11:00:00 AM - 11:45 AM 6/4/2018 11:45:00 AM
Turnbull Funeral Homes - Oquawka

10th & Warren
Oquawka, IL 61469

Turnbull Funeral Homes - Oquawka
10th & Warren Oquawka 61469 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Oquawka Cemetery Final Resting Place

9th St.
Oquawka, IL 61469

9th St. Oquawka 61469 IL
United States
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