M. Louise Smith age 89, of Antrim, OH passed away Friday, June 17, 2022 at the Astoria Place in Cambridge, OH. She was born November 1, 1932 in Antrim a daughter of the late Wilmer A. and Martha Stockdale Downerd.
Louise was a member of the Birmingham United Methodist Church. She was a graduate of the former Madison High School, Class of 1951. She loved to travel and spend time with friends.
In addition to her parents Louise was preceded in death by her husband Howard Smith whom she married August 18, 1956 and who passed away May 1, 1983; two sisters Gertrude Downerd (Raymond) Hughes and Laura Belle Downerd (Earl) Hughes.
She leaves one daughter Joyce (Jim) Brandon; grandson Taylor Brandon; great-grandson Parker Brandon; great-granddaughter Holland Brandon all of Newcomerstown area; one niece Martha Cesner; one nephew John (Judy) Hughes all of Birmingham area; several great and great-great nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends for visitation Tuesday, June 21, 2022 from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm at the Bond Funeral Home in Londonderry, OH. A funeral service will conclude visitation Tuesday, June 21, 2022 at 2:00 pm in the Bond Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Craig Murray officiating. Following the service Louise will be laid to rest beside her husband at the Antrim United Presbyterian Church Cemetery.
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