Shelby  County  Indiana


The  Glenn  E.  George  &  Son  Funeral  Home
January 2014
          Ronald L. "Ronnie" Smothers,  52, of Shelbyville, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014, at Major Hospital.  He was born Nov. 4, 1961, to  Earl Watson Smothers and  Donna Lee (Nigh) Smothers.  He married  Debra Hill  on May 5, 1983, and she survives in Shelbyville.
          Other survivors include his parents of Shelbyville; four stepchildren; 13 stepgrandchildren; brother,  Randy Smothers  and wife, Virginia, of Shelbyville; sisters,  Rhonda Beasley  of Shelbyville and  Renee Jones  and husband, Chris, of Shelbyville; and several nieces and nephews.
          Mr. Smothers was a lifetime resident of the area.  He attended Shelbyville High School.  He worked as a tire retreader for Blue River Fleet of Shelbyville for 25 years.  Ronnie loved fishing, mushroom hunting, attending concerts, mudding in his four-wheel drive truck, playing video games and playing cards with his nieces and nephews.
          Visitation will be from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014, at Glenn E. George & Son Funeral Home, 437 Amos Road, Shelbyville, IN 46176.  Funeral services will follow at 3 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.  Memorial contributions may be made to Disabled American Veterans or Shelby County Cancer Association in care of the funeral home.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelbyville  News
Saturday, November 18, 1978
          Services for  Mrs. Mary T. Smothers,  82, 724 First St., will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Murphy Mortuary.  She died at 10:10 a.m. Saturday at the home of her daughter,  Mrs. Earl (Shirley) Theobald,  Milroy.  She had been ill several months and in failing health for several years.
          Friends may call at the mortuary after 3 p.m. today.  The Rev. Mrs. C. M. Hager will officiate at the services.  Burial will be in Forest Hill Cemetery.
          A Shelbyville resident since moving here in 1938 from Lebanon, Ky., Mrs. Smothers was a member of the Flat Rock Christian Church.
          Born May 3, 1896 in Lebanon, Ky., a daughter of  Alfonza and Sarah (Brown) Sapp,[sic]  she was married Jan. 25, 1911 in Lebanon, Ky., to  Marion Smothers,  who survives.
          Other survivors with him and Mrs. Theobald include three other daughters,  Mrs. Hazel Mann,  Edinburgh,  Mrs. James (Ruth) Spurling  and  Mrs. Harold (Pearl) Nicholson,  both of Shelbyville; a brother,  George Snapp,[sic];  a sister,  Shirley Pigg,  St. Petersburg, Fla.; and 19 grandchildren, 38 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren.  A son,  Foster,  preceded in death and two sons and a daughter died in infancy.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

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