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Dora Evelyn SmithMarion-Dora Evelyn Smith, 96, passed away on Sunday, December 3, 2017 at Integrity Healthcare in Marion. Dora was born on April 30, 1921 in Williamson County to Tom N. and Ethel N. (Woolsey) Gulley. She married Freeman Smith on May 9, 1942 in Cape Girardeau. He preceded her in death on August 19, 1994. Dora was a factory worker at Smolers for many years and was also a Cottage Parent in Hurst through the State of Illinois. Dora was a member of Freedom Freewill Baptist Church. Survivors include: Son-Luety Freeman Smith Daughter-Sheila Faye Gwodzik and husband John Arthur Grandchildren: Richard Smith Jason Gwodzik Kristi and Blake Kee Great grandson-Austin Smith She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; six brothers and four sisters. Graveside services will be held on Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at 11am at Egyptian Memorial Gardens in Energy. Family and friends are asked to meet at the cemetery. Blue Funeral Home in Marion is assisting the family with arrangements.
Great memories of staying with Aunt Evelyn & Uncle Freeman when my sister Janice & I were kids. I'm so sorry to learn of her passing, she was a wonderful, loving lady.
Lynn Moorman-Irvin Dec 31 2017 3:13 PM
Luety and Sheila. Sorry to hear of Aunt Evelyn's passing. I loved working with and Evelyn and Uncle Freeman at the Hurst Children's Home. She was always so much fun to be with and she always had a smile.
Billie Wayne Gulley Dec 6 2017 5:37 PM
I LOVE MY AUNT EVELYN SHE WAS A GOOD WOMEN ALWAYS MADE ME LAUGHT ,,I WELL MISS HER .SHE WAS THE LAST LIVEING CHILD ON MY DAD THOMAS EARL GULLEY SIDE OF THE FAMILY...GOD BLESS AUNT EVELYN ...YOU WELL BE MISSED...
PAULA J. GULLEY,,,MCNICHOLS Dec 6 2017 1:04 AM