Mrs. Mary Kathleen “Katie” Smith, 88, of Lebanon, died Tuesday, April 2, 2013, at Kindred Transitional Care at Parkwood in Lebanon.
Mrs. Smith was born March 11, 1925, in Kentucky, a daughter of the now late Cicil and Erma Graham. As a young child, she schools in Kentucky. The family moved to Sacramento, Calif., and then to Lebanon. She graduated from Lebanon High School in 1943.
She married Ansel Smith on Jan. 12, 1944, in Lebanon. After 56 years of marriage, Mr. Smith passed away on Oct. 1, 2000.
Mrs. Smith spent her life taking care of her home and her family. She loved every moment spent with her family, especially time spent with her grandchildren. Her interests included camping and fishing.
She attended Otterbein United Methodist Church in Lebanon.
Survivors include two children, Kay (Richard) Dunn of Frankfort and Jeffrey W. Smith of Lebanon; five grandchildren, Alan (Jenni) Dunn, Kerry (Kristen) Dunn, Brian (companion, Karlee) Dunn, Brock Smith and Amber Smith; and six great-grandchildren, Michael Dunn, Audrey Dunn, John Dunn, Spencer Dunn, Riley Dunn and Xavier Dunn.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a brother, Sherman Graham; and two sisters, Jean McKenzie and Alona Bates.
Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 6, at Oak Hill Cemetery, 935 E. Washington St., Lebanon, with Pastor Jared Kendall officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Humane Society For Boone County, P.O. Box 708, Lebanon, IN 46052.
Myers Mortuary, 1502 N. Lebanon St., Lebanon, is handling the arrangements. Online condolences may be made at www.myersmortuary.com.