Carole Laverne Smith, age 85, of Decatur, died Saturday, June 5, 2021 at 8:44 pm in her home.\n\nA graveside service will be held Thursday, June 10, 2021 at 2:00 pm at Mt. Auburn Cemetery in Mt. Auburn, IL with Joe Bowman officiating. Tanzyus Logan Funeral Service and Care is in charge of arrangements.\n\nCarole was born in July of 1935 in Decatur, IL, the daughter of Charles and Evelyn Monroe. She worked at Hi flyer and Decatur Memorial Hospital Housekeeping.\n\nShe is survived by her children: Connie Richards of Macon, IL; Carole A. Smith of Decatur, IL; Cheri Smith of Decatur, IL; Terri Smith of Decatur, IL; and Christy (Madison) Glenn of Decatur; IL; seven grandchildren; ten great grandchildren; and brother, Jerry (Cindy) Slonaker of Warrensburg, IL. She was preceded by her parents, husband Charles Smith, and three sisters.