Marilyn M Smith
Posted By: Pat Frette (email)
Date: 1/8/2009 at 18:48:22
Marilyn M. Smith, 78, of 227 Harrison Street in Boone passed away at the Boone County Hospital in Boone on Friday evening, January 2, 2009.
She was born on February 7, 1930 in Vinton, Iowa the daughter of Louis and Blanche (Adland) McWhorter.
Marilyn joined the U.S. Army and served at the Pentagon in Washington, DC. She was a legal secretary and was employed by the Federal Home Loan Bank Board and the Small Business Administration in Des Moines, Iowa before retiring. In 1993, she moved to Boone to make her home.
Marilyn attended the Grace Community Church in Boone. She enjoyed listening to music, watching movies, working in her flowerbeds, visiting with friends and spending time with her family.
Her parents and a brother, Jack McWhorter, preceded her in death.
Survivors include her son Joseph Smith and wife Robin of Boone; 6 grandchildren Katie Darby and husband Richard of Stratford, Iowa, A.J. Smith of Wichita, Kansas, Emily, Eddie, Alice and Lila Smith all of Boone; a sister Carol Owen of Waterloo, Iowa and a brother Thomas McWhorter of Colorado Springs, Colorado.
Her body has been cremated.
A memorial service will be held on Tuesday morning, January 6th at 10:30 a.m. at the Stark-Welin Chapel in Boone with Pastor Tim Trudeau officiating.
Interment will be in the Waterloo Memorial Park Cemetery in Waterloo, Iowa.
Friends may call at the Stark-Welin Chapel for a time of sharing on Tuesday morning from 9:00 a.m. until the time of service with the family present during that time to greet friends.
Those wishing to express their sympathies through a memorial may direct their memorial gift to the Grace Community Church in Boone.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.starkwelin.com
Stark-Welin Funeral Directors in Boone is in charge of arrangements.
Source: Boone News Republican
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