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Theresa Cecilia Goard Smith / February 26, 2018

Theresa Cecilia Goard Smith, 68, of Alton died Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018. She was born in Baltimore, Md., Sept. 8, 1949, a daughter of the late Flurry Edward Goard and Agnes Charlotte Staubs Goard. She was of the Catholic faith.

Ms. Smith is survived by two daughters, Jennifer Jean Sidotti and husband Francis William and Willa Francine Hatcher and husband William Franklin; grandchildren, Timothy Raymond Sidotti, Brittany Faith Taylor and husband Michael; great-grandchildren, Benjamin William Sidotti and Peyton Michael Taylor, and a host of extended family and a goddaughter, Kimberly Truman.

She was preceded in death by Willard F. Smith.

A funeral was held Sunday, Feb. 25, at 2 p.m. at Powell Funeral Home Chapel with Elder Larry G. Smith officiating.

Memorials may be directed to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

Online condolences may be directed to

Arrangements by Powell Funeral Home.

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