Mary B. Smith, 60, of Waukegan went home to be with the Lord on Friday, August 30, 2013 in Zion. She was born on March 10, 1953 in Newport, Arkansas.
She leaves to cherish her loving memory, daughters, Latricia "Julius" Gaines, Mekiah Mims, Colleen "David" Shaw, Kritisha "William" Wright, Chalise Smith, Kendria Smith, Lawanda Funchess; honorary son, Desmond Balentine; 26 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren; siblings, Alfred Balentine, Robert "Vanessa" Balentine, Emmitt Balentine and Paula "Herbert" Byars. She was preceded in death by her parents, Alfred and Lula Mae (Miller) Balentine; daughters, Vanessa Balentine, Gwendolyn Love; sisters, Amanda Balentine and Carolyn Jean Wyatt.
Visitation is Saturday, September 7, 2013 from 10-11am at WARREN FUNERAL HOME, 1475 N. Cemetery Rd., Gurnee. Funeral services are Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 11am at the funeral home. Interment is private at Warren Cemetery, Gurnee. Mary will be greatfully loved and painfully missed.
Saturday, September 7th, 2013 10:00am - 11:00am, Warren Funeral Home
Saturday, September 7th, 2013 11:00am, Warren Funeral Home