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Doris A. Smith, 78 of Buda and formerly of Rock Falls died Tuesday February 15, 2022 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.

She was born on August 3, 1943 in Sterling. She married James E. Dale Sr on February 17, 1966. He died February 1, 2002. She later married Tim Smith on September 12, 2008 in Sterling. Doris had worked at the former Dixon State School and later as a custodian at Self Help in Sterling. Doris was always a care giver to others. She loved shopping, traveling, and meeting up with friends for coffee. She had attended Bunker Hill Church, Buda.

Survivors include her husband Tim; her sons: James E. Dale, William E. Dale and Dewey (Kathy) Dale; her step sons: Chad (Robbie) Smith, Jeremy (Sherri) Smith and Cory (Michelle) Smith; her sister Margaret Matthew; 7 grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren; 10 step grandchildren and 1 step great grandchild.

Visitation will be Friday February 18, 2022 from 10-11 AM at the McDonald Funeral Home in Rock Falls. The funeral will follow at 11 AM with the Reverend Dalmus Meeks officiating. Burial will be held at later date at Oak Knoll Memorial Park.