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Sandra Smith

September 21, 1945 December 13, 2018
Sandra Smith
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Sandra Sue Estell Smith, age 73, of Mattoon passed away at 12:19 p.m. on Thursday, December 13, 2018 at Carle Foundation Hospital.
A private family service will take place at a later date. Schilling Funeral Home is assisting the family.
Sandra was born on September 21, 1945 in Mattoon the daughter of Charles and Margaret (Robinson) Estell.
Survivors include her sons, Larry (Rita) Smith Jr. of Peachtree City, GA; daughters, Shelby (Tim) Eaton of Mattoon, IL, Nikole Smith of Charleston, IL, Shanita Smith of Decatur, IL and Bria Smith of Mattoon, IL; grandchildren, Jaylen and Elijah Smith, Adrian Meadows and Konour Smith; Gavin, Zion and Lily Smith, Shariah and Jaysean, Jaron and Jordyn; great-granddaughter, Kyra; three nieces and nephews. Sandra was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Shirley House; and brother, Charles Estell Jr.
Sandra served as the Executive Director of the Coles County Housing Authority for over 21 years. She was a loving caregiver and foster parent for over 25 years. Sandra was a member of the 2nd Missionary Baptist Church of Mattoon. Most of all, Sandra cherished spending time with her family and friends. She will be greatly missed by all those who knew and loved her.
Memorial donations in her honor may be given to D.C.F.S, 1550 Douglas Street, Charleston, IL 61920.

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1550 Douglas Avenue, Charleston, IL 61920

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