Darlene Smith, age 69, Greenville, Ind., passed away surrounded by her family on Monday, June 8, 2020.
She was born in Louisville, Ky., on Sept. 25, 1950, to the late Edwin Joseph and Evelyn Louise Robert Martion.
Darlene married Edmond Smith on Oct. 10, 1981. She was a member of Indian Creek Baptist Church in Georgetown, Ind. Darlene was a child of God who devoted herself to spreading the gospel through teaching and serving the Lord. She was a homemaker who loved camping, fishing, sewing and spending time with her family.
She was preceded in death by her parents and sister, Karen Anne Ingram.
Darlene is survived by her husband, Edmond; a son, Matthew Scott (Tiffany); three daughters, Cindy Lee (Eric Stroud), Phillis Grugel (Charlie) and Angela Marie Cross (Tyler); and nine grandchildren, Ashley Deaton, Rachel Deaton, Shelby Deaton, Bella Smith, Emma Smith, Georgia Grugel, Vivienne Smith, Julia Cross and Carter Cross, as well as a sister, Linda Mae Welch (Rudey).
The funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Friday, June 12, 2020, at Love Funeral Home in Palmyra, Ind.
Visitation will be from 1 to 6 p.m. Thursday, June 11, 2020, and again on Friday, June 12, 2020, from 1 p.m. until time of service.
Cremation was chosen.