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Terry Don Smith, age 66, Pleasanton, Kan., passed away on Saturday, Oct. 31, 2015, at St. Luke’s Hospital on the Plaza. He was born on Sept. 19, 1949, at Stroud, Okla., the son of Olen and Jewel Wood Smith.
He married Charlene George on Feb. 9, 1979.
He was most recently employed by the Linn County Road Maintenance Department. He was very active in the Masonic Lodge, being a member at Pleasanton and transferring membership to Mound City. He served as past master.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother Joe Smith; and a sister Madeline Slaughter.
He is survived by his wife, Charlene; two sons Kenny and Travis Smith; a brother John Smith; two sisters Bobbie Beasley and Sherry Nelson; and his grandchildren.
Funeral service will be 11 a.m., Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015, at the Schneider Funeral Home, Pleasanton Chapel. Burial in the Trading Post Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5–7 p.m., Wednesday, at the Pleasanton Chapel. The family suggests contributions to the Shriners Hospital for Children. Online condolences for the family may be left at www.schneiderfunerals.com. Arrangements: Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, Pleasanton Chapel.

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