Dellora M. Smart, 94, of Macomb passed away at 3:30 a.m. Friday, June 12, 2020 at McDonough District Hospital in Macomb.
She was born on October 12, 1925 in Elburn, Illinois to Frank and Lilly Anderson Peterson. She married Donald Smart in August of 1948. He passed away on November 5, 1972.
She was also preceded in death by one daughter, Susan Smart; one son, Michael Smart; four brothers and one sister.
Dellora is survived by three sons, Ric (Paulette) Smart of Macomb, Bruce (Roxie) Smart of Macomb and Steve (Lavon) Smart of Macomb; one daughter, Kimberly (Andy) Kelley of Danville; five grandchildren, Sandi (Chad) Forman, Brent Smart, Stephanie (Mike) Foulk, Stephen (Ceallaigh) Smart and Morgan Kelley and five great-grandchildren.
She lived in Elburn until 1952 when she moved to Macomb. She worked at the Post Office in Elburn and babysat Macomb children for many years.
She is a member of Wesley United Methodist Church in Macomb, Women’s Church Circle and bowled on Friday night mixed league for many years.
Private family graveside services will be held at Oakwood Cemetery with Reverend Scott Grulke officiating. Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery in Macomb. There will be no visitation.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or St. Jude’s.
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