Elizabeth "Ann" Smith, nee Davis, 68, of Waterloo, IL, died February 3, 2022, in Waterloo, IL. She was born June 25, 1953, in Harrisville, Mississippi.
Ann attended Collinsville High School and graduated in the class of 1971. Ann married Kenneth A. Smith on October 24, 1986 in Edwardsville, IL. Ann and Kenny managed Falling Springs Sportsmans Club for many years and then became the owners of Side Trax Tavern in Dupo, IL. They were proud Sponsors of Side Trax Bass Anglers. She loved to dance and travel when she had an opportunity. She was such a humble, caring, loving, thoughtful person and always made everyone smile.
She was preceded in death by her parents, James Denver Davis and Lois Lanell (nee Waldrop) Davis; husband, Kenneth A. Smith; brothers, James Glenn Davis and Thomas Eugene "Gene" Davis; sister, Sarah Jane (nee Davis) Strong; sister-in-law, Barb Smith; three brother-in-law's, Dike Smith, Gary Smith and Tom Smith.
Survived by her daughter, Debra Ann Hall of Collinsville, IL; two brother-in-law's, Kevin Smith of Caseyville, IL, Randy Smith (Lynn) Smith of Collinsville, IL; and many nieces and nephews. Ronald Waddy of Waterloo, IL, long-time friend and caregiver at time of death.
A Celebration of Life will be hosted by The Hideout on McBride Ave. in Dupo, IL. Date and time to be announced at a later date.
Private interment will be held at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery
in St. Louis, MO at a later date.