DWIGHT – Lillian Pearl Smith, 100, of Dwight passed away Saturday, May 30, 2020 at 5:42 a.m. at Heritage Health in Dwight. A private family service will be held Friday, June 5, 2020 with Father Chris Haake officiating. Burial will follow in Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Dwight. Hager Memorial Home, Dwight, is in charge of arrangements. Lillian was born August 9, 1919 in Gardner, IL to Joseph and Lillian (Malek) Francisco. She is survived by her sons: Charles (Carol) Smith of Winter Haven, FL; Roger (Cathy) Smith of Normal, IL; and Lawrence (Jean Sipe) Smith of Dwight, IL; daughters: Eileen (John) Jennings of El Paso, IL; and Arlene Christina of Florida. Also surviving are grandchildren: Carrie Carbone, Heather Taylor, Heidi Willers, Ben Smith, Chris Siddons, Tara Wheeler, Jeremy Jennings, and Esther Jennings; great-grandchildren: Gabriel Taylor, Michael Taylor, Lucas Taylor, Sam Taylor, Isabelle Willers, Olivia Smith, Elizabeth Smith, Lanie Smith, Braydon Carbone, Chase Carbone, Christian Carbone, Wyatt Jennings, Kaleb Jennings, Alexa Siddons, and Zoe Wheeler; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; son, Jerry Smith; brothers: Joseph Francisco and Frank Francisco; sisters: Violet Palinski, Dorothy Palinski, and Barbara Francisco; and great-granddaughter, Abigail Willers. Lillian began employment as a housekeeper on September 29, 1970 at St. James John W. Albrecht Medical Center in Pontiac, retiring on May 16, 1986. Lillian was a member of St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Dwight, IL. She was a devoted and loving mother. She was an avid Chicago Cubs fan and loved to crochet. She lived in Blackstone, El Paso, and Pontiac areas for most of her life. At one point in her life, she raised and sold up to 2,000 chickens a year. Memorials may be made to St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, 126 W. Mazon Ave., Dwight, IL 60420. Online condolences may be made to the family at duffyfun eralhome.com or visit us on Facebook.