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Mary M. . Bail-King-Smith

March 21, 1928 September 13, 2018
Mary M. . Bail-King-Smith
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Mary was born on the family farm, Avena Township in Rural St. Elmo, Illinois on May 21, 1928 one of five siblings into the Christian family of Fred Sylvester Bail and Harriet Elizabeth Fletcher-Bail. She graduated from the 8th grade from Star School, Avena Township and high school from St. Elmo Community high school in the class of 1944. She married William D. King from Birmingham, Alabama on May 9, 1949. Mr. King preceded her in death on April 24, 1952. She then married R. W. Smith on November 15, 1953 and he survives.

Mary was a housewife and a mother, and was employed outside the home in various office positions as the need arose, retiring from Archer Daniels Midland Company of Decatur, Illinois after a 20 year tender on September 31, 1989.

Mary leaves to mourn in her passing: Husband R. W. Smith of St. Elmo; 2-Sons: Steven (wife, Patty) King of Tulsa, Oklahoma; Rodney (wife, Sherry) Smith of Edinburg, Illinois; 2-Daughters: Marcia (husband, Rev. Dr. Milton) Bost of Chatham, Illinois; Beverly (husband, Gary) Waltrip of Decatur, Illinois. 18 Grandchildren and 19 Great-Grandchildren; 1-Brother-in-law: Ronald Ragsdale of St. Elmo, Illinois.

She was preceded in death by her Father, Mother, 1- Daughter: Patricia Leigh King,
3-Brothers: Dale, Robert and Stanley Bail and 1-Sister: Karel Ragsdale.


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Tuesday

18

Sep

10:00 AM 9/18/2018 10:00:00 AM
Fairview United Methodist Church

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St Elmo, IL 62458

Fairview United Methodist Church
? St Elmo 62458 IL
United States

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Tuesday

18

Sep

11:00 AM 9/18/2018 11:00:00 AM
Fairview United Methodist Church

?
St Elmo, IL 62458

Fairview United Methodist Church
? St Elmo 62458 IL
United States
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