Rita Smith

index.jpgJuly 26, 1953 – October 10, 2017
Funeral Date: Saturday, October 14, 2017

Rita M. Smith, 64, of Henry, passed away Tuesday Oct. 10, 2017, 2:34 am at her home in Henry.
Memorial services will be held Saturday October 14, 2017, 10:00 am at the Henry United Methodist Church. The Rev. Will Meachum will officiate. Private family inurnment in the Henry Cemetery will follow at a later date.
A celebration of Life will be held at Shandy’s (The former bowling alley), Henry following the services. All are invited to attend. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Calvert & Johnson Memorial Home, Henry is assisting the family with arrangements.
Rita was born July 26, 1953 in Kewanee, IL to William F. and Marlene (Carlson) Olson. She married Robert Smith on June 17, 1989 in Las Vegas, NV. He survives.
Also surviving are her mother Marlene (Gene) Froland, of Henry, her father, William (Yvonne) Olson, of Mesa, AZ, her children, Erin (Mike) Smith-Wood, of Huntly, Brad (Sibyl) Schrock, of Henry, Eric (Mlinda) Smith, of Ottawa, and Brian (Melissa) Schrock, of Henry, her grandchildren, Hunter, Braden & Harper Schrock, Brian T. Schrock , Angelina Hedrick , Addy & Gavin Wood, Bailey Smith, Alexis Trammel, Caden Smith, Cade Trammel and Connor Andres, her sister, Kristi (Steve) Smith, of Henry, nieces and nephews, Allison Eckberg, Karlie and Kody Olson. Two brothers, Steven and Keith Olson, preceded her in death.
Rita was a member of the Henry United Methodist Church.
She was a hairdresser for over 45 years, owning and operating her own beauty shop.
She was deeply devoted to all of her family.

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