Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Mary Katheleen Smith

Mary Kathleen Smith, age 85, passed away Tuesday, June 12, 2018, at her daughter's home (Karen Smith) in Louisville, Mississippi. Visitation will be Thursday, June 14, 2018, from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. at Nowell Massey Funeral Home in Louisville; as well as, Friday, 12 noon to 12:30 p.m. Graveside services will be 1:00 p.m. Friday, June 15, 2019, at Memorial Park Cemetery with Rev. Chris Vowell officiating.

Kathleen was born in Mize, Mississippi, on July 9, 1932, to Davis and Madie Stewart. She was a member of Providence Baptist Church in Mize.

Although spending some time working in sales, most of her life was dedicated to family and providing care of her children, parents, and grandchildren.

Kathleen is survived by her son, Joey Smith (Rhonda) of Brandon, Mississippi; her daughter, Karen Smith of Louisville; two grandsons, Joseph Smith of Tupelo, Mississippi, and David Smith of Vicksburg, Mississippi; a sister, Jerrie Gentry of Terry, Mississippi; a sister-in-law, Nettie Smith of Laurel, Mississippi; two nieces, Cindy Davis (Scott) of Terry, Mississippi, and Jeanne Sherman (William) of Bay Springs, Mississippi; three nephews, David Smith of Laurel, Mississippi, Randy Smith (Janet) of Laurel, Mississippi, and Byron Smith (Mary Lynn) of Moselle, Mississippi; a great-niece, Chancee Lynn Davis; a great-nephew, Gentry Davis; and numerous other great-nieces and great-nephews.

Kathleen is preceded in death by her husband of 60 years, Valery Joe Smith, her parents, and her brother, Charles Stewart.

Serving as pallbearers are Billy Catt, Wesley Coleman, Rob Fulton, Joe Johnson, and Ricky Patterson.

Services are under the direction of Nowell-Massey Funeral Home, 724 North Columbus Avenue, Louisville, MS. Memories and condolences may be shared with the family by signing the guest register at www.nowellmasseyfuneralhome.com.