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George O. Smithpeters

George O. Smithpeters, 68, of Mt. Vernon died 1:53 a.m. Nov. 21, 2004, 
at Nature Trail Health Care Center in Mt. Vernon. He was a laborer for 
Flota Ice Company. 

Mr. Smithpeters was born Jan. 1, 1936, in Mt. Vernon, to Ralph and Gretta 
(Maynor) Smithpeters. He served in the United States Army. 

Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Tuesday at Oakwood Cemetery in Mt. Vernon. 
Mike Sheets will officiate. Military flag presentation will be conducted by 
the Chaplain of American Legion Post 141 of Mt. Vernon. Those attending the 
service are asked to go directly to the cemetery on Tuesday afternoon. Friends 
may call from 5-7 p.m. today at Hughey Funeral Home. 

Mr. Smithpeters is survived by two brothers, Tommy Smithpeters and wife Marilyn 
of Mt. Vernon and Bill Smithpeters and wife Georgialee of Nine Falls, Wash. Several 
nieces and nephews also survive. 

He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Jack and Jimmy 
Smithpeters; and an infant sister, Elizabeth Smithpeters. 

For those who wish, memorials may be made to the Meadowbrook Christian Church 
Building Fund and will be accepted at the funeral home or by mail at Hughey 
Funeral Home, P.O. Box 721, Mt. Vernon, IL, 62864. Arrangements have been 
entrusted to Hughey Funeral Home, where you may call 242-3348 for 
obituary information at any time.

Date: 24 Nov 2004
Source: Register-News
Submitted by:  Robert W. Loman

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