Marilyn Smithpeters, 70, of Marion, Illinois passed away at 10:00 P.M. August 4, 2018 at her residence with her family by her side. She was born July 14, 1948 in Centralia, Illinois to the late Russell and Neva (Bundy) McBride. Marilyn married Tom Smithpeters on March 1, 1968. They were blessed with 50 years of marriage.
In addition to her husband, Marilyn is survived by her children, Shanon Lewis and husband, Terry of Carbondale, Illinois and Shawn Smithpeters of Gunnison, Colorado; granddaughter, Sydney Lewis of Carbondale, Illinois; siblings, Oren McBride and wife, Bobbie Sue of Newburgh, Indiana, Loren McBride and wife, Vicki of Mount Vernon, Illinois, and Carolyn Ottum and husband, Bob of Sun City West, Arizona; and several nieces and nephews.
Marilyn was preceded in death by her parents and brother, Allen McBride.
Marilyn was a member of Carterville First Christian Church in Carterville, Illinois. Her greatest joy was spending time with her family. Marilyn was dearly loved and will be missed by all who knew her.
A Visitation will be held Tuesday, August 7, 2018 from 11:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. at Hughey Funeral Home in Mount Vernon, Illinois. A Funeral Service will follow at 1:00 P.M. with Mr. Mike Williams officiating. Interment will follow service at Oakwood Cemetery in Mount Vernon, Illinois. Memorials may be made in Marilyn’s honor to Hospice of Southern Illinois.