Tuesday, April 8th, 2008
Rebecca Smallwood, 98, formerly of 450 Parker St., St. Marys, died at 12:30 p.m. April 6, 2008, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys.
She was born April 15, 1909, near Weeksbury, Ky., to Isaac and Mary Jane Johnson Caudill. On Sept. 5, 1931, she married McKinley Smallwood, who died Nov. 17, 1972.
Surviving are a son, Alvie (Charlene), Bevinsville, Ky.; a daughter, Anna Rose (Richard) Dicke, Mena, Ark.; a brother Junior (Shirley) Caudill, Cartersville, Va.; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
Deceased are three sons, James and Edward Hensley and Ivan Smallwood; a daughter, Betty Jurosic; a brother Lafie Caudill; and three sisters, Ivadel Sullivan, Annie Mullins and Opal Williams.
She was a homemaker and a member of the Samaria Missionary Baptist Church, St. Marys.
Services are 11 a.m. Wednesday, at Miller Funeral Home, St. Marys, the Rev. Jack Burns officiating. Burial is Thursday at the Smallwood Family Cemetery near Bevinsville.
Calling is 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Condolences can be left at www.millerfuneralhomes.net.