The Ottumwa Courier

January 23, 2013

Gerald Smothers, 83, Oskaloosa


OSKALOOSA — Gerald “Jerry” Smothers, 83, of Oskaloosa, died Jan. 21, 2013, at Crystal Heights Care Center in Oskaloosa. 

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Garland-Van Arkel-Langkamp Funeral Chapel; with Rev. John Allard of the First Pentecostal Church officiating. Cremation will follow the service, and private interment of his ashes will be held at Friends Cemetery in Oskaloosa at a later date. 

Visitation will begin at 11 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home with the family present from 6-7 p.m. to greet visitors. 

Memorials may be made in his name and will be designated at a later time.

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