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PEKIN ~ Marybeth D. Smith, 60, of Pekin, passed away at 11:49 p.m. Friday, June 9, 2017 at her home.

Born October 24, 1956 in Scranton, PA to Reese and Edna (Davies) Davis, she married Stevens J. Smith, Jr. on May 27, 1977 in Chinchilla, PA. He survives.

Also surviving are one daughter, Arianna (Michael) Bond, Jr. of Marshaltown, IA; one son, Stevens J. (Meagan) Smith, III of Marshaltown, IA; five grandchildren, Sariah Bond, Madison Bond, Kyra Bond, Destini Grace Bond and Stevens J. Smith, IV; two brothers, Reese (Vita) Davis, Jr. of Greencastle, PA and Jonathan (Esther) Davis of Chinchila, PA; one sister, Dorothy (Bruce) Leach of Lennoxville, PA; one niece; five nephews; one great-niece and three great-nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents and one niece, Amanda Leach.

A homemaker, Marybeth enjoyed traveling, reading, dancing and rooting for the Philadelphia Phillies. She also enjoyed time spent with her family, especially her grandchildren.

Cremation has been accorded by Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Pekin. There will be no services or visitation.

Memorial contributions may be given to American Cancer Society, 4234 N. Knoxville Ave. Peoria 61614.

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