Funeral services for Kathleen Williams Smith, 78, of Clarkesville, were held at 3 p.m. Friday, Dec. 27, 2013, at Mt. Carmel Baptist Church where she was a lifetime member. The Rev. Russ Barker and the Rev. Austin Kelley officiated, with burial following in Hillside Gardens Cemetery.
Mrs. Smith died Dec. 25, 2013, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.
Born Aug. 23, 1935, in Habersham County, she was the daughter of the late Jim and Rudy Williams of Demorest. In addition to her parents, Kathleen was preceded in death by a sister, Joyce-Ann Williams, and a brother, Bobby Williams.
She was retired from BJ’s Supply Company.
Survivors include her husband of 61 years, Bennie Smith; one son and daughter-in-law, Jimmy and Sue Smith of Demorest; one daughter, Kathy Smith of Demorest; three grandchildren, Kassy and Corey Baird, Jared and Nicole Smith, Kody and Kayla Ryles; four great-grandchildren Connor, Ava, Annalyse and Easton; brothers and sisters-in-law, Leon and Jackie Williams and Mike and Karen Williams.
Condolences may be sent to the family at hillsidememorialchapel.com.
Funeral arrangements by Hillside Memorial Chapel, Clarkesville.
The Northeast Georgian
Wednesday, January 1, 2014