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Mary Lou (Buchanan) Smith

1930 ~ 2022 (age 91)

Obituary

Mary Lou Smith, 91, of Rushville, IN, passed away Jan. 5, 2022 at Flatrock River Lodge. 

Mary Lou was born in Rushville, IN on Jan. 21, 1930, a daughter of the late Augusta (Stephens) Wright and Lester  Buchanan.  She married Paul  C. Smith Sr. Jan 28, 1949, in New Castle, IN and he preceded her in death March 29, 1999.  She attended Rushville High School and was a member of the Trinity Presbyterian Church.  Mary Lou was a loving wife, mother and grandmother.

She is survived by three daughters, Bonnie G. Koors, of Greensburg, Peggy (Larry) Scott, of Rushville and Margaret (Tim) Smith, of Laurel; two sons Paul C. Smith Jr., of Rushville and David (Margaret) Smith, of Waldron; a step daughter, Sue (Chester) Stratton, of Springfield, OH;  and a step daughter-in-law, Twila Smith of Hillsboro, OH.  She will also also be missed by nine grandchildren and several great and great-great grandchildren.

In addtiion to her parents and husband, preceding her in death are two brothers, Carley & Charles Buchanan; two step brothers, Marvin and William Wright; two half brothers, Ira and Harold Wright; one sister, Elizabeth Dice; one step sister, Leida Ball; two half sisters, Nancy Farthing and Ruth Ann Sorrell.

The Funeral Service will be held 1 PM on Monday, Jan. 10, 2022 at Todd Funeral Centre & Crematory in Rushville with John H. Wall officiating.  Friends are welcome for visitation at 11 AM   Burial will follow at Rushville's East Hill Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Boys & Girls Club of Rush County 1590 N. Sexton St. Rushville, IN 46173. Please light a candle and share a memory with the family at www.ToddFuneralHome.com

 

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Services

Visitation
Monday
January 10, 2022

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Todd Funeral Centre & Crematory
1600 S. SR 3
Rushville, IN 46173

Funeral Service
Monday
January 10, 2022

1:00 PM
Todd Funeral Centre & Crematory
1600 S. SR 3
Rushville, IN 46173

Burial
Monday
January 10, 2022

East Hill Cemetery, Rushville
704 E. SR 44
Rushville, IN 46173

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