Mary Lou Smallwood, age 66, of Laurel, Indiana died Thursday, October 11, 2012 at St. Francis Hospital in Indianapolis, Indiana.
Born November 19, 1945 in Franklin County, Indiana she was the daughter of the late Steve & Isabelle (Johnson) Marcum. She was united in marriage to Rufus Smallwood, and he preceded her in death May 14, 2011.
She was a member of the Buena Southern Missionary Baptist Church in Buena Vista.
Survivors include three children, Donnie Thompson of Cincinnati, Ohio, Robin Thompson of Laurel, Indiana and Steve Thompson of Laurel, Indiana; six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; three sisters, Virginia Youngman of Batesville, Indiana, Bertha Sue Marcum of Laurel, Indiana and Louise Bundy of Kentucky; one brother, Levi Marcum of Connersville, Indiana.
Besides her parents and husband, Rufus, she was preceded in death by an infant son, Levi Stephen Thompson; a brother, Tom L. Marcum, an infant brother, Henry Clay Marcum.
Pastor Rob Edwards will officiate the Funeral Services on Saturday, October 13, 2012, 1:00 P.M., at the Buena Southern Missionary Baptist Church, 25220 Chapel Road, Laurel, Indiana, with burial following in Laurel North Cemetery.
Family & friends may visit from 11:00 A.M. till the time of the Services at 1:00 P.M. on Saturday, October 13, 2012.
Memorial Contributions may be directed the Buena Southern Missionary Baptist Church.
Phillips & Meyers Funeral Home is assisting the family with the arrangements, to sign the online guest book or send personal condolences to the family please visit www.phillipsandmeyers.com .