Sharon Marie Smith

Oct 28th, 1954 - Jun 16th, 2017


Johnson-Hughes Funeral Home

Mon, Jun. 19th, 2017 11:00 AM ~ 1:00 PM


Johnson-Hughes Funeral Home

Mon, Jun. 19th, 2017 1:00 PM


Herrin City Cemetery

Mon, Jun. 19th, 2017

Sharon Marie Smith

Marion- Sharon Marie Smith, 62, of Marion, passed away at 5:30 AM, Friday, June 16, 2017 at her home.

Sharon was born on October 28, 1954 in Chicago to Gilbert and Betty (Hecker) Baldwin. She married Howard Smith on June 24, 1976 in Marion.

Sharon was a dedicated wife and homemaker and also worked as an aide at Reflection’s Memory Care and Addus Home Health Care. She attended Messiah Christian Church in Marion and enjoyed spending quality time with her grandchildren and catching up with friends and news stories via the computer.

Survivors include-

Mother- Betty Baldwin of Marion
Husband- Howard Smith of Marion
Daughter- Christine “Chrissy” Smith of West Frankfort
5 grandchildren:
Desary Belle Marie Smith of Vienna
Joshua Marshall Smith of Marion
Ariel Ranae Snyder, Bethany Rose Snyder and Theron McClean Snyder al of West Frankfort
Sister- Marge Baldwin-Kerrigan of Marion
Several aunts, uncles and cousins

She was preceded in death by her father and son- Brian.

The funeral service will be held at 1:00 PM, Monday, June 19, 2017 at Johnson-Hughes Funeral Home in Herrin. Mike Jeter and Steve Glenn will officiate. Burial will follow at Herrin City Cemetery. The visitation will be from 11:00 AM until time of service, Monday at Johnson-Hughes Funeral Home in Herrin.

Memorial donations are suggested to Hospice of Southern Illinois and will be accepted at Johnson-Hughes Funeral Home/ 201 S. 13th St/ Herrin, IL 62948. For more information or to sign the memorial guest register, please visit

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4 Guestbook Messages

  • Guest: Brad L Friend

    From: West Frankfort, Illinois

    Date: June 16, 2017

    Our deepest sympathies for your loss

  • Guest: Tammy Howell

    From: Colp, Illinois

    Date: June 18, 2017

    Howard and Chrissy, I am so sorry to learn of the passing of Sharon. I will remember her laughter and love of her family. May God bless and comfort you and the rest of your family.

  • Guest: Sue Knight

    From: Harrisburg, IL, Illinois

    Date: June 18, 2017

    so very sorry to hear about Sharon..she took very good care of my husband and others at Reflections Memory Care..good Christian woman..always felt good when she was there.

  • Guest: Jim Howell

    From: Colp, Illinois

    Date: June 19, 2017

    Howard and Chrissy, so sorry to hear about Sharon. Your in my thoughts and prayers.