Joan (Sidle) Smalley
Joan (Sidle) Smalley

A service celebrating the life of Joan (Sidle) Smalley will be held at Woodlawn Cemetery, in Van Wert, Ohio at 1 p.m. on July 5, 2014, for family and friends.

Joan passed away on Oct. 1, 2013, in Sun City, Florida with family by her side.

She was born on March 7, 1931, in Ohio City, Ohio, of parents Edith and Perry Sidle.


Joan was preceded in death by her husband of 51 years, Ned Smalley and her son, Philip Smalley.

She is survived by her sister: Wanda Grant, her daughter: Kathy Karnes, grandchildren: Renee (Kevin) Tufts, and Joss Karnes, two great-grandchildren: Tille Jane and Benjamin Tufts. Her extended family of many nieces and nephews in the local area and many friends old and new in her second home, Sun City, Florida.