James L. "Mouse" Smallwood, 81, of Oldenburg, IN, passed away November 24, 2020 at Margaret Mary Community Hospital in Batesville.
James was born in Hamilton, OH on July 20, 1939, a son of the late Cora (Smith) and Shelby Smallwood.
He married Esther M. (Griffin) Smallwood. On Aug 21, 1971 in Laurel, IN. He worked at Rom-Weber in Batesville from 1968-1980 . He loved to hunt mushrooms.
James is survived by his wife Esther of Oldenburg; three sisters, Flossie Jarrett, of Oldenburg,; Janet Littleton, of Olive Hill, KY and Kathy (Daniel) Roberts, of Oldenburg; one sister -in - law, Vickie Smallwood of Laurel also survives. Several nieces & nephews will also miss him.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Rufus and Ernie Smallwood.
A Celebration of Life Service will be 1:00 PM Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020 at Todd Funeral Centre & Crematory in Rushville with Pastor Rob Edwards officiating. Friends may call from 11 AM until the time of the service. He will be buried at Stipps Hill Cemetery in Laurel.
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