Smith, Katherine Jewell Payne (South Pittsburg)

Tuesday, February 05, 2013

Katherine Jewell Payne Smith, 79, of South Pittsburg, Tennessee, died on Monday, February 4, 2013 in a local health care facility.

The daughter of the late Joseph Roy and Frances Elizabeth Gibson Payne, she was a member of the Richard City Cumberland Presbyterian Church.

She was also preceded in death by her husband, Leroy Smith; son, Greg Smith; sisters, Frances Layne, Velma Jo Chance and Ruby Brown; and brother, James Leonard Payne.

She is survived by her son, Ricky (Debbie) Smith of South Pittsburg; daughter-in-law, Beverly Smith of South Pittsburg; grandchildren, Melissa Beaty, Kevin Smith and Chastity (Doug) Bradford all of South Pittsburg; great-grandchildren, Nicole Beaty and Gregory Bradford; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be conducted at the South Pittsburg Chapel of Rogers Funeral Home at 10 a.m. CT on Wednesday, Feb. 6, with Reverend Brad Bridgman officiating.

The family will receive friends for visitation on Wednesday, from 9 a.m. until service time at the funeral home. 

Condolences may be sent by visiting www.rogersfuneralhome.com.


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