Marjorie Elizabeth Smitherman, age 72, resident of New Castle, passed away in her home, Tuesday, November 30, 2021. She was born October 15, 1949, a daughter of Gray and Marjorie (Gibson) Pratt.
Marjorie was a graduate of New Castle High School and had worked in engine assembly for International Truck & Engine in Indianapolis before retiring in 2009. Marjorie enjoyed cooking, watching game shows, crossword puzzles, playing solitaire, crocheting, knitting, and cross stitching. She especially enjoyed her grandchildren and attending all their events. Marjorie loved spending time with family and her special friend, Kay going to Florida and enjoying the beach.
Left to cherish her loving memory include one son, David (wife, Beth) Smitherman of New Castle; two daughters, Kristin Gorman of Overland Park, Kansas, Jennie (husband, Donald) Carter of Indianapolis, Indiana; five grandchildren, Douglas Gorman of New Castle, Joshua Gorman of Greenfield, Ethan Gorman of North Vernon, Dakota and Dillon Smitherman, both of New Castle; three brothers, John (wife, Beth) Pratt of New Castle, Tom and Larry Pratt; one sister, Debbie (husband, Dicky)Oldham of New Castle, Indiana; her lifelong friend, Kay Lacy.
She was preceded in death by her parents, and a sister, Ann Muncy.
Friends may call Sunday, December 5, 2021 beginning 2:00 p.m., until 4:00 p.m., at Macer-Hall-Marcum Funeral Home, 2011 East Broad St., New Castle. There will be no service to follow. Funeral directors and staff are honored to serve the Smitherman family. Online condolences may be made at