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April 1, 2014

Ina Jeanne Smiley

Died March 29, 2014

MUNCIE — Ina Jeanne Smiley, 79, passed away on Saturday, March 29, 2014.

She was born in McLean County, Ill., the daughter of Wavie and Vena Evans and graduated from Indiana University School of Nursing.

She worked for many years as a registered nurse and especially enjoyed working in maternity.

Ina was a member of Edgewood Baptist Church and loved to play the organ.

Survivors include her husband of 58 years, John Smiley; her children, Dawn Montague (husband, Murray) and Michael John Smiley; her grandchildren, Sgt. Peter Montague, Elisabeth Montague, Hannah Marr and Ian Hanken; also surviving is her stepbrother, Harry L. Mehl.

She was preceded in death by her daughter, Emily J. Marr; a sister, Patricia Wunder; a brother, Donald D. Evans; a stepbrother, Donald J. Mehl; and her parents.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Edgewood Baptist Church of Anderson with the Rev. Tom Lutz officiating. Burial will take place in Forrest Hill Cemetery, east of Memphis, Tenn., at a later date.

Family and friends may call from noon to 2 p.m. Wednesday at the church.

Memorial contributions may be directed to Edgewood Baptist Church, 3743 Nichol Ave., Anderson, IN 46011.

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