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Graveside Service

Grace Baptist Church
Tuesday October 20th, 2020

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Norman L Smith

Norman L. Smith, 91 of Taylorville passed away on Tuesday, October 13, 2020 at 2:05 p.m. at Taylorville Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Taylorville, IL. He was born on November 22, 1928 in Taylorville, IL the son of Floyd R. and Mildred (Buffington) Smith. He worked as a farmer and was a Veteran of the Korean Conflict serving in the United States Army.

He is survived by his Brothers: Dale (Annie) Smith of Pennsylvania, James (Judy) Smith of Florida; Sisters: Beulah Buhr of Bourbonnais, IL, Shirley (Herb) Hendricks of Taylorville, IL, Beverly Rathgeber of Morrisonville, IL; Floanna Crowley of Wichita, KS, Carol Herren of Springfield, IL; Several Nieces, Nephews and Cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents, and a sister.

Graveside services will be held on Tuesday, October 20, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. at Oak Hill Cemetery in Taylorville with Ricky Reed officiating. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery in Taylorville with military graveside honors.

Memorials may be made to the American Legion Post #73 110 W Franklin St, Taylorville, IL 62568.

Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville is assisting the family with arrangements.

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Thank you to the folks who helped or befriended Norman after he moved into town. Your kindnesses to him are appreciated, and especially so for those who could cajole him during difficult days.

Norman's Family Oct 16 2020 12:00 AM