Lena Smith Lea, 80, of Venedy, IL; born April 4, 1931 in Gaylesville, AL; passed away on Friday April 15, 2011 at the Sparta Community Hospital in Sparta, IL.
Mrs. Lea was a factory worker at Bussmann Fuse as well as a Certified Nurses Assistant.
She is preceded in death by her parents Luther and Annie Smith, 2 brothers, and 1 grandson.
She is survived by 4 sons, Benny Lea, Venedy, IL, Harlon and Mary Jane Lea, Tilden, IL, Terry Wayne Lea, Marissa, IL, David and Linda Lea, Marissa, IL, a daughter, Kay Lubiewski, O’Fallon, MO, 18 grandchildren, and 23 great-grandchildren, Several nieces and nephews from the Menlo and Lyerly area.
Visitation will be held at the Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in Marissa, IL on Tuesday April 19, 2011 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m and on Wednesday, April 20, 2011 from 9:00 to 10:30 a.m.
Funeral services will be held at the Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in Marissa, IL on Wednesday April 20, 2011 at 10:30 a.m with Pastor Wilbur Franklin officiating.
Interment will be held at the Tilden Cemetery, Tilden IL.
Mason Funeral Home of Summerville makes this announce for the family