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Mary Lou Smith, 89, of Stoney Run Road, Westernport, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017, at her residence.
Born May 24, 1928, in Westernport, she was the daughter of the late Clyde V. and Gladys L. (Miller) Marsh. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Raymond Franklin Smith; a sister, Thelma "Beanie" Fallinger; two brothers, Ray and Clyde Marsh; an infant brother, Ervin; an infant grandson, Scotty Smith; and a son-in-law, Carl Combs.
Mary Lou was a very proud, loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and great-great-grandmother. In addition, she was a loving sister and friend to many people. She was also a former employee of Foodland Supermarket, Westernport.
She leaves behind two sons, Gary Smith and wife, Karen, of Taylors, S.C., Daniel Smith and wife, Janette, of Oakland; a daughter, Mona Jean Combs of Broadway, Va.; a brother, Thomas Marsh and wife, Jackie, of Westernport; and a sister, Evelyn McCarty of Westernport. She is also survived by eight grandchildren, Robert and Sandra Smith, Minneapolis, Minn., Steven Smith and fiancée, Brenda Vollmer, of Richmond, Va., Stephanie Wawers and husband, Darren, of Detroit Lake, Minn., Daniel Smith and wife, Meghan, of Broad Brook, Conn., Joshua Smith of North Pole, Alaska, Jeremy Combs and wife, Nichole, Eagle River, Alaska, Christopher Combs and wife, Tessa, of Mount Airy, and David Combs and wife, Michelle, of Sykesville; two step-grandchildren, Edward Tracey, Oakland, and David Tracey of Meyersdale, Pa.; 15 great-grandchildren, including Tyler Smith, Hope Smith, Logan Smith, Meghan Smith, Julia Smith, Mikayla Smith, Skye O'Brien, Gabriela Combs, Anderson Combs, Ava Combs, Bradley Combs, Landon Combs, Carlee Combs, and Grace Combs; and one great-great-grandchild, Caroline Smith.
Friends and family will be received at the Boal Funeral Home, Westernport, on Friday, Aug. 11, 2017, from 5 to 8 p.m.
A funeral service will be conducted at Stoney Run Baptist Church, Westernport, on Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017, at 1 p.m. with the Rev. Gary Morris officiating. Friends and family will be received at the church on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Interment will be in Philos Cemetery, Westernport.
Memorial contributions may be directed to Stoney Run Baptist Church, or Tri-Towns Rescue Squad, Westernport. Words of comfort may be expressed to the family at boalfh.com.
Published on August 9, 2017
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