Marguerite E. Price Smith, 89, of Taylorville, IL died at 8:02 pm, Saturday, August 30, 2014 at Taylorville Care Center.
She was born October 3, 1924 in Grayson Springs, KY, the daughter of John Harlan and Sophronia E. Lush Clark. Marguerite graduated from Mt. Auburn High School. On September 25, 1943 she married Thomas I. Price in Decatur, IL and he preceded her in death on July 31, 1980. She then married Albert Lewis Smith on January 16, 1988 in Taylorville and he preceded her in death on August 15, 2003. Marguerite was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Taylorville, St. Vincent Memorial Hospital Auxiliary, Catholic Daughters of the Americas, and V.F.W. Auxiliary.
Surviving are her daughter: Margaret Requarth and husband Davi of Edinburg; Granddaughter: Erika Stajcar and husband Terry of Levenworth, KS; Great Grandson: Cooper Stajcar of Levenworth, KS and Daughter-in-law: Kim Price of Taylorville. Brother: Russell Clark and Sister: Mary Rose Kristian both of Taylorville. Brother-in-law: John McAvoy of Taylorville. There are several Step Children and numerous Nieces and Nephews. Preceding her in death were her Parents, 2 Husbands, two sons: Thomas E. Price and Gail A. Price, one Granddaughter: Marie Elizabeth Price, Three Brothers: Edward Clark, John Clark, and Harold Clark, and Two Sisters: Teresa McAvoy and Helena Schulte.
Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 am Saturday, September 6 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church with Father Alan Hunter officiating. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be held in the Church from 10:00 am until time of service on Saturday. McClure Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Memorials may be made to: St. Mary’s Catholic School, 422 South Washington, Taylorville, IL 62568 or Christian County Senior Citizen’s Center, 701 W. Adams, Taylorville, IL 62568.
Memories of Marguerite or condolences to the family may be sent online at www.mcclurefuneralhome.com .