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Marie (Smiley) Stephens

March 26, 1921 ~ March 29, 2022 (age 101)

Obituary

Marie Stephens, 101 years old, of Indianapolis, IN, passed away on Tuesday, March 29, 2022 at her home surrounded by her loved ones. Marie was born on March 26, 1921 in Adair County, Kentucky a daughter of the late Oscar and Laura Alley Smiley. Marie was also preceded in death by her husband, C.C. Stephens in 2001.

In her spare time, Marie enjoyed spending time with her family, going to garage sales, gardening and playing Bingo. Marie is survived by three children: J.C. Stephens, Charlotte (Bob) Streib and Shelly Stephens. Three grandchildren: Ronnie Denham, Tammy Kitterman and Shelby Moore, several great and great-great-grandchildren. Along with several nieces and nephews, one sister Jean Quinn of Columbia, KY and two brothers Bobby Smiley of Indiana and Phillip Smiley (Brenda) of Campbellsville, KY. 

In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by two sisters Mable Smiley Burton and Doris Smiley, two brothers Demaree and Eldred Smiley and a grandson Scotty Stephens. A special thank you to the hospice staff of Intrepid USA for all of your continued support and help during this difficult time.

I am not truly gone, if you keep me in your heart. I’ll forever be alive, and we’ll never have to part. Light shines from my soul, embraces your weeping heart. Love lasts forever.

A visitation will be held on Wednesday, April 6, 2022 from 11:00 AM until 1:00 PM at Jessen & Keller Funeral Home, 729 N US Hwy 31, Whiteland, IN with a service beginning at 1:00 PM also at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Memory Gardens in Greenwood, IN.

Jessen & Keller Funeral Home is honored to be entrusted with the arrangements.

 

 

 

 

 

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
April 6, 2022

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Jessen & Keller Funeral Homes ~ Whiteland Chapel
729 N. US Highway 31
Whiteland, IN 46184

Funeral Service
Wednesday
April 6, 2022

1:00 PM
Jessen & Keller Funeral Homes ~ Whiteland Chapel
729 N. US Highway 31
Whiteland, IN 46184

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