Addie “Elizabeth” (nee Pinnell) Schmidt of Steelville, Missouri was born on Tuesday, October 17, 1933 in Scotia, Missouri to James Lloyd and Grace Clementine (nee Coleman) Pinnell and passed away on Wednesday, September 29, 2021 at the age of 87 years, 11 months and 12 days.
Elizabeth was a lifelong resident of Steelville, Missouri and attended Steelville schools. She accepted the Lord as her personal Savior at an early age and was a member of Steelville Presbyterian Church.
She married Eugene David Schmidt on January 8, 1954 in Keysville, Missouri.
She was a hard worker and was employed in several places in Steelville, Missouri including Brown Shoe Company, Hutson Department Store and Steelville R-3 School District as a cook until retirement in 1989. After retiring she worked for the Golden Age Center in St. James, Missouri.
She and Gene farmed together, raising crops and cattle until he passed in 1986. She enjoyed cooking and going to Branson, Missouri with her daughter, Dana.
She was preceded in death by her parents, James and Grace Pinnell; step mother, Marie Pinnell; husband Gene Schmidt; parents-in-law, Henry and Francis Schmidt; step mother-in-law, Clara Schmidt; daughter, Dana Elizabeth Schmidt; siblings, James Haskell Pinnell, Ina (Lindell) Bouse, Dorothy (Rev. Delmar) Hutson, Rosie Atchison and infant brother; sister-in-law, Catherine (Glen) Coleman; and nephew, John Hudson.
She is survived by her sons, David (Colleen) Schmidt of Steelville, Missouri and Dale (Debbie) Schmidt of Jefferson City, Missouri; grandchildren, Kelly (Jared) Wicklund of Carthage, Missouri, Grant (Meghan) Schmidt of Batavia, Ohio and Eric (Lindsie) Schmidt of Steelville, Missouri; brother-in-law, Ray Atchison of Steelville, Missouri; sister-in-law, Lorraine “Rainey” Pinnell of Villa Ridge, Missouri; nephews, Spencer (Valerie) Hutson of Cuba, Missouri and Paul (Pam) Hutson of Steelville, Missouri; niece, Linda Hudson of St. Charles, Missouri; nine great grandchildren, Karch, Aowyn, Thaden, Karyla and Kiran Wicklund, Eleanor “Ellie” and Memphis Schmidt, Taylor and Claire Schmidt; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was held from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. on Saturday, October 2, 2021 at the Hutson Funeral Home in Steelville, Missouri.
Funeral service was held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, October 2, 2021 at the Hutson Funeral Home in Steelville, Missouri with Rev. Wendy Downing officiating.
Burial was at the Liberty Cemetery in Steelville, Missouri.
Arrangements under the direction of the Hutson Funeral Home in Steelville, Missouri.