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Woodrow Smith

Woodrow Smith, 92, Corydon, died Friday, May 6, 2011, at his home.
Born July 28, 1918, in Harrison County, he was the son of the late Charley and Edna Blackburn Smith.
He was a retired lineman for the old Continental Telephone Co. in Corydon, was a member of the Highland Avenue Holiness Church in Corydon and was an Army veteran and POW of World War II, having served in North Africa where he was awarded the Purple Heart.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, the former Mina Ellen Heishman; a grandson, Jonathan Windell; a great-granddaughter, Donna Marie Stuart; three brothers, Elmer, Elwood and Henry Ford Smith; and a sister, Sylvia Curts.
Survivors include a son, Gary Wayne Smith of English; two daughters, Vivian Kay Windell and Sarah Ellen Stuart, both of Corydon; a brother, Claude Smith of Corydon; nine grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.
Visitation: Sunday, May 8, from 5 to 8 p.m., Monday, May 9, from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Tuesday, May 10, after 9 a.m. at Beanblossom-Cesar Funeral Home in Corydon.
Funeral: Tuesday, May 10, at 11 a.m. at the funeral home with burial in Heidelberg Cemetery near Corydon.
Officiant: The Rev. Danny Goodman.
Pallbearers: Lee Windell, Todd Lang, Jeff Schmidt, Daniel and Stephen Stuart, Brian Chinn and Peter Smith.