Carol E. Heberling, 79, of Alton, passed away at 3:43 p.m. Wednesday, April 22, 2015, at Christian Hospital North East in St. Louis.
She was born in Greene County, Ill., March 3, 1936, the daughter of the late Lloyd M. and Nettie (Pruitt) Smith.
Carol married Ronald Joe Heberling in 1954 in White Hall, Ill. He preceded her in death on March 19, 2003.
She was a member of the Heartland Baptist Church in Alton, where she greatly enjoyed her missions group. Carol enjoyed camping and playing cards, but her greatest joy was spending time with her family.
Carol is survived by three daughters and their spouses, JoEllen and Kent Heinke of Jerseyville, Lois and Tony Anzalone of St. Louis and Ann and Bill Whaley of Wright City, Mo.; 12 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and one brother Paul Smith of North Carolina.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and one brother, Tim Smith.
Visitation will be held from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 25, 2015, at the Elias, Kallal & Schaaf Funeral Home in Alton.
Burial will follow at the Upper Alton Cemetery in Alton.
Memorials may be made to the Heartland Baptist Church in Alton.
Elias, Kallal & Schaaf Funeral Home in Alton is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences and guestbook may be found at www.eliaskallalandschaaf.com.