88 year old former Fairfield resident, Martha Lucille Smith passed away Thursday evening, May 2, 2019 at Sunrise of Naperville North Assisted Living Facility in Naperville, Illinois.
Martha Lucille was born June 30, 1930 in Grayville, Illinois to Herman and Bernice (Xanders) McCurdy. She married Virgil Smith on November 7, 1958 in Fairfield and he preceded her in death on July 1, 1992.
Martha Lucille was a homemaker and while living in Fairfield she worked at Airtex Products. She moved to the Chicago area in 1958.
Survivors include four daughters, Debby (Bob) Cissell of Aurora, IL; Elizabeth Ann (Glenn) Sturgeon of Hanover Park, IL; Brenda (Tom) Ferris of Franklin Park, IL; and Lorri Walker of Anchorage, Alaska; Eleven grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren also survive.
She was preceded in death by her husband Virgil and her parents.
A funeral service will be held on Friday, May 10th, at 11:00 am at Nale’s Funeral Home in Fairfield with Father Charles Anyaoku of St. Edwards Catholic Church officiating. Burial will follow in Maple Hill Cemetery. A visitation will be held from 10:00 am until the time of the service.