Services were Friday at Valley United Methodist Church for Marion resident Mona Marie Smith, 86, who passed away Oct. 12 at St. Luke’s Hospital in Marion surrounded by her family.
Mona’s life began on Oct. 20, 1934 in Waverly. She was the daughter of Arthur “Art” and Angela “Ink” (Beemis) Stonebreaker.
Mona is a 1952 graduate of Lebo High School. She was united in marriage to Thomas “Wint” Smith Nov. 14, 1954, at the Lebo United Methodist Church.
Wint and Mona were the owners of Wint’s Phillip 66 station in Marion and the Short Stop Store next door. Later in life she retired from her position as a cook at St. Luke’s Hospital.
Mona was a long-time member of Valley United Methodist Church in Marion. She enjoyed cross stitch and needlepoint, word searches, coloring, and watching sports. Mona also enjoyed playing the piano.
Her greatest joy was her family and friends which includes her children Steve (and wife Stacie) Smith of Marion, and Jay (and wife Judy) Smith of Marion; son-in-law Randy Hulett of Marion; grandchildren Dusty Hulett, Trevor Smith, Jared Smith, Michelle (and husband Drew) Looper, Tyler (and wife Kendra) Smith, and Jake (and wife Melissa) Smith, all of Marion and Josh Smith of Newton; great-grandchildren Brayden, Madisyn, Eldon, Kaden, Tucker, Cole, Max, Tessa, Brylee, Cooper, Weston, Deven, Mazie, Ella and Oliver.
She was preceded in death by her husband Wint, daughter Teresa Hulett, sisters Sonie Wise and Donna Smith, and her parents.
She was laid to rest in Marion Cemetery. A memorial has been established with Valley United Methodist Church.
Please sign her online guestbook and leave a memory of Mona at www.yazelmeglifh.com.