Pauline Smith

Obituary of Pauline Smith

Pauline Smith, age 84, of Waverly, Il. died early Tuesday morning (April 3, 2018) at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield, Il.

She was born August 13, 1933 in Virden, Il. daughter of the late Joseph and Minnie Miller Hankins.

She married Haney Smith on August 18, 1956 in Springfield, Il. and he survivies.

Also surviving are her children, LuAnn Crow and husband Stan and Steve Smith and wife RaeAnn all of Waverly, Il.; four grandchildren, Ashley Fiorito and husband Ryne of Chatham, Il, Erin DeOrnellas and husband Kyle of Waverly, Il., Nathan Smith of Chatham, Il., and Luke Smith and friend Joelle Nevius of Waverly, Il.; three great-grandchildren, Madalyn and Claire Fiorito and Caleb DeOrnellas; four sisters; and two brothers; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Pauline was a 1951 graduate of Waverly High School.  She was Waverly City Clerk for 50 years retiring in 2013. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star.  Pauline loved to read, and to plan vacations for her family. 

Private services will be held at a later date.  Memorials may be made to Waverly Rescue Squad c/o Neece-Airsman-Hires Funeral Home, 349 Tanner, Waverly, Il. 62692.  Condolences may be sent to the family online at

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