Beverly Kay Smith, 68, of Mount Carmel, passed away Friday, Jan. 20, 2017, at her residence. She was born June 10, 1948, in Peoria, Illinois, the daughter of Clarence Emert and Elsie Jung Evans.

She married Dale Eugene Smith on Nov. 30, 1969, and he preceded her in death on Sept. 7, 2009.

Beverly was a homemaker and a member of Assembly of Yaweh Church.

Preceding Beverly in death were her parents and husband, Dale.

Survivors include one son, Jeffrey Smith and wife, Rhonda, of Mount Carmel; one daughter, Naomi Elaine Smith of McLeansboro, Illinois; and four brothers, Don Evans and wife, Dottie, Paul Evans and wife, Jill, Jerry Evans and wife, Angie, all of Peoria, and Leonard Evans and wife, Wanda, of Creve Coeur, Illinois. Nine grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren also survive.

Funeral services will be Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017 at 11 a.m. at the Emmons-Macey & Steffey Funeral Home in Lawrenceville, Illinois. Visitation will be 10 a.m. until the service hour of 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Entombment will follow at the Cresthaven Memorial Park Claremont, Illinois.

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