Heath and Vaughn Funeral Home - Champaign Il

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Lois J. Smalling

Celebration of Life services for Lois J. Smalling, 84, of Tuscola, will be at 11 a.m., Tuesday, April 1, 2014, at Heath and Vaughn Funeral Home, 201 N. Elm, Champaign.

Chaplain Tim Haworth will officiate. Burial will be at Grandview Memorial Gardens, Champaign.

Visitation will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

smallingMrs. Smalling passed away at 2:06 p.m., Thursday, March 27, 2014, at the Tuscola Health Care Center, Tuscola, Ill.

She was born Jan. 31, 1930, in Champaign, Ill., the daughter of Ralph and Cora Ethel (Snyder) Dunn. She married Otha Smalling on April 3, 1948. He preceded her in death on August 31, 2007.

Also preceding her in death was a son, Richard Smalling, of Tuscola.

Surviving are three sons, John and Maria Smalling, of San Antonio, Tex., Harlan Smalling and Geri Aday, of Fayetteville, Ark., and David and Sherrie Smalling, of Viera, Fla.; one granddaughter, Michelle Smalling, of Tuscola; one sister-in-law and one brother-in-law, Donna and Dean Smalling; one niece and three nephews.

In the late 1940’s Mrs. Smalling was employed as a telephone operator with Illinois Bell.

She was a member of the Tuscola United Methodist Church and the St. Andrew’s United Methodist Church, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Salvation Army.

Condolences may be offered online at www.HeathandVaughn.com.


Lois was a kind, sweet person. May she rest in peace.....

Rena Cain


David, Sherrie and the whole Family—

Sending our love and prayers. May God put His loving arms around you and give you peace. We love you.

The Brice Family