Cover photo for Melanie Lynn Smith's Obituary
Melanie Lynn Smith Profile Photo
1959 Melanie 2021

Melanie Lynn Smith

October 17, 1959 — January 24, 2021

Melanie Lynn Smith, 61, passed away on Sunday, January 24, 2021 at Baptist Health in Paducah.

Melanie was born on October 17, 1959 in Marion to Orville Eugene and Shirley Fern (Grimes) Hill.  She married Charles Leonard Smith on January 11, 2011 and he preceded her in death in 2012.

Melanie worked in home care as a CNA.

Survivors include:

Mary Kay Evetts (James Robertson) of Equality

Michelle Renee Johnson (Terry) of Marion

Special friend-William “Skip” Myers of Marion


Ben Duvall of Marion

Phillip Duvall of Equality

Lucas Duvall of Equality

Tyler Johnson of Marion

Chris Johnson of Marion

Four great nephews and one great niece

Dogs-Sasha May and Ozzy

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; and brother, Michael Hill.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, February 3, 2021 at 10am at Blue Funeral Home in Marion with Pastor Robbie Smith officiating.  Burial will follow at Hanks Cemetery.  Visitation will be on Tuesday, February 2, 2021 from 5pm-7pm at the funeral home.

Due to health concerns related to the COVID-19 virus, those attending the service are asked to follow social distancing guidelines and wear a face mask.

Memorial donations may be made to the Humane Society and will be accepted at the funeral home.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Melanie Lynn Smith, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services


Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Starts at 10:00 am (Central time)

Blue Funeral Home (Marion)

1704 N Court St, Marion, IL 62959

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


Visits: 13

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree