Imogene Smith


Imogene Smith, 90, of Casey, IL passed away at 10:32 a.m. on Monday, November 15, 2010 at Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center in Coles County, IL. She was born June 23, 1920, in Coles County, IL, the daughter of Frank Agar and Dorothy Lorraine Johns Oakley. Imogene married Rev. Hugh Smith on June 16, 1940 in Coles County, IL. He passed away on November 9, 1998. She is survived by her three sons, Clinton Smith and wife Karen, Dan Smith and wife Virginia and Randy Smith and wife Linda, all of Casey, IL; sister, Helen McLaughlin of California; eight grandchildren; seventeen great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, brothers, Winton Leavon, Eugene, Carldean, John Arthur, Delano and Dean Oakley and sisters, Norma Hanks and Bernadine Oakley. Imogene was an active member and a faithful pastor's wife of the churches where her husband ministered. She was a member of the Casey United Methodist Church. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, November 19, 2010 at the Casey United Methodist Church with her son, Rev. Dan Smith officiating. Burial will follow in the Washington Street Cemetery, Casey, IL. Visitation will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. on Thursday evening at the Casey United Methodist Church, 703 N. State Highway 49, Casey, IL. Memorial donations and contributions may be made to the Casey United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 365, Casey, IL 62420; Martinsville Christian Church, 324 N. York St., Martinsville, IL 62442 or the Faith Fellowship Mission, 12887 E 2000th Ave., Hidalgo, IL 62432. Memorial tributes and condolences may be sent to the family at or Markwell Funeral Home of Casey, IL and Mr. Clinton Smith of the Goodwin Family Funeral Home of Casey, IL are in charge of the arrangements.