Favors, Mattie Katherine Smith

Friday, April 8, 2005

Mattie Katherine Smith Favors died Monday, April 4, 2005.

She was the oldest lifelong member of Rock Island Baptist Church and a lifelong resident of the Antioch community.

Since her 1931 graduation from Howard High School, she had studied at A&I State College, ABT Seminary Chattanooga’s branch and the Interdenominational Christian Conference.

Katherine Smith Favors has written and published three volumes of original poetry: "Thoughts for the Day," "Another Day" and "Thoughts."

She is survived by three children, Mildred Lynnette Harvey, James Smith Favors and Minister Nancy Elaine Fitzpatrick; grandchildren, Malcom (Sharie) Favors of North Carolina, Terry Hickey, Marva (Peter) VanDunk of Chattanooga, Glenda (Alvin) Freeman of Knoxville, Moses Favors of Chattanooga, Jabari Favors of Florida and Danya Favors of California; 10 great-grandchildren, four great-greatgrandchildren; daughter-in-law, Demita Z. Favors; and son-in-law, Carl E. Fitzpatrick.

Services will be at noon Saturday at Rock Island Baptist Church with Pastors Ronald B. Cook Sr., W. McKinley Holloway and Bishop Aretha E. Morton officiating.

Interment is in Greenwood Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Friday from 4-8 p.m. at Rock Island Baptist Church.

Arrangements are by Franklin-Strickland Funeral Directors.

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