Sandra Sue "Sandy" (Crouch) Smith

Born: Sat., Feb. 17, 1945
Died: Tue., Feb. 17, 2015


Visitation

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM, Sat., Feb. 21, 2015
Location: Pulliam Funeral Home


Celebration of Life

2:00 PM Sat., Feb. 21, 2015
Location: Pulliam Funeral Home


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Sandra Sue “Sandy” Smith, 70, of Oblong, Illinois passed away at 8:15 p.m. on Wednesday, February 17, 2015 at the Ridgeview Care Center in Oblong. Born on February 17, 1945 at home in Lawrence County near the Pinkstaff area, she was the daughter of James Herman Crouch and Snotha Mae (Earnest) Crouch. On November 2, 1963 she married Jerry Lee Smith in Bridgeport, Illinois and he survives.

Sandy graduated from Lawrenceville High School in 1963. She was previously employed at several places within Crawford County including Sears, Crawford Memorial Hospital, Ridgeview Care Center, Oblong IGA and retired from Stewart Securities in 2007. Sandy enjoyed camping and taking care of her “grandbabies”.

Sandy is survived by her husband, Jerry Lee Smith of Oblong, IL; a son and daughter-in-law Travis and Teresa Smith; a daughter Stacy Houser and Bob Baldwin, all of Oblong, IL.; five grandchildren: Amber Goodwin, Hardinville, IL.; Abby Jo Williamson, Hutsonville, IL.; Jason Andrews and Ashley Schoncheck, and Seth Smith, all of Oblong, IL. and Derek Yager, Indianapolis, IN.; four great-grandchildren Carson and Alden Andrews and Kairi Giffin, all of Oblong, IL; and Anna Lee Inboden, Hardinville, IL; three sisters and brothers-in-law Shirley and J. B. Buckner, Clarksville, IL.; Judy and Gerry Shank and JoAnn Gaither, all of Lawrenceville, IL; a sister-in-law Aleta Crouch and brother-in-law Ronnie Crawford, both Lawrenceville, IL.; along with several nieces and nephews.

Preceding Sandy in death were her parents; her daughter Shannon Smith in 2004; a brother Francis Crouch; a sister Carol Crawford and a nephew David Crouch.

Celebration of Sandy’s Life service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, February 21, 2015 at the Pulliam Funeral Home in Oblong with Ronnie Crawford officiating. Burial will follow in the Oblong Cemetery. Visitation will be from noon to 2 p.m. on Saturday at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of a contribution to the “Oblong Fireman’s Christmas for Kids” with envelopes at or may be mailed to Pulliam Funeral Home, PO Box 121, Oblong, IL 62449.

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Cheryl (Bill) Cox
   Posted Sat February 21, 2015
So very sorry for your loss. I know you are going to hear this a million times so whats one more....Sandy was the nicest person. Any one who ever met her immediately liked her. I knew your mom from Shannon whom I went to school with . Any one who came into contact with her will have very fond memories of her for years to come.

Rhonda Kirkham
   Posted Mon February 23, 2015
I just learned of Sandy's passing. I am so sorry to hear this news. My thoughts and prayers go out to all of you. I know she was loved dearly and will be missed by all.

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