Shirley D. Smith, 65, of Collinsville, passed away at 11:55 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014, at Anderson Hospital in Maryville.
She was born on Jan. 7, 1949, in Jerseyville, the daughter of Leota (Ayres) Wittman of Jerseyville and the late Leo Wittman.
Survivors include three daughters and a son-in-law, Tina Smith of Cottage Hills, Michelle Saffel of Rockford, and Connie and Randy Hannis of South Roxana; one son, David Smith of Collinsville; 10 grandchildren; one great- grandchild; three sisters and brothers-in-law, Linda and Denny Perkinson of Delhi, Donna and Marvin Tuetkin of Jerseyville, and Kim and Dave Willis of Delhi; three brothers and a sister-in-law, Gary Wittman of Jerseyville, Sig Wittman of Jerseyville, and Jeff and Deb Wittman of Springfield; her friend, Kim Stevenson of Collinsville; Kim’s daughter, Kristina Stevenson of Collinsville; several nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, and other extended family and friends.
Shirley was formerly employed at Eden Village in Glen Carbon as a CNA. She enjoyed crocheting and animals.
In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by a grandson, Thomas Saffel.
In celebration of her life, memorial visitation will be from 5 p.m. until time of memorial services at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014, at Pitchford Funeral Home in Wood River. Pastor Ricky Ham will officiate. Private inurnment will be at Wanda Cemetery in South Roxana.
Memorials are suggested to Partners for Pets, P.O. Box 445, Troy, IL 62294.