The Smith Family in November 2011

Herbert Dale Smith and Mary Jane DeckHerb and Mary in 1951

Herb and Mary Jane were married on October 21, 1951 at Farmer's Chapel Evangelical United Brethren Church north of Danville, Illinois.

Their children are Stuart, Steven, Susan, and Spencer.

Steven married Sharon Perrin in 1986. Their children are Creighton, Brenden, and Regan.

Creighton married Esther LaPointe in 2014.

Spencer married Madelon Pratt in 1991. Their children are Evangeline and Henry.

Here are some of Herb and Mary's favorite songs.

How Great Thou Art
Deeper, Deeper
He the Pearly Gates Will Open
To God Be the Glory

One of Herb's favorite Bible verses is Proverbs 3:5-6.

Trust in the LORD with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths.