Kathy Ann Smith, 60, of Church Hill, went to be with the Lord early Thursday morning (May 17, 2012) at her residence following a brief illness.
She was a lifelong resident of Kingsport. Kathy was employed as an administrator by the VA Medical Center for many years. She was an avid hunter and loved to fish. Mrs. Smith was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Bennie and Louise Hutchins; a sister, Connie Hutchins.
Kathy Smith is survived by her loving husband of 40 years, Billy M. Smith; sons, Billy J. Smith (Huntsville, AL), Bennie Smith and wife, Gina, (Kingsport, TN); grandchildren, Tommy, Autumn, Eric and Levi; two great-grandchildren, Ryland and Emily; her sister, Clara Necessary (Kingsport, TN); a brother, Billy Hutchins (Kingsport, TN); along with several nieces and nephews.
Calling hours will be held on Saturday (May 19, 2012) from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Carter-Trent Funeral Home of Church Hill or friends may also call anytime at the residence of the son, Bennie Smith.
A celebration of her life will be conducted on Saturday (May 19, 2012) at 7 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Bob Mahan officiating.
Honorary pallbearers will be her grandsons and her nephew, Danny Gilliam.
You can send an online condolence to the family by visiting www.cartertrent.com.
Carter-Trent Funeral Home of Church Hill is serving the Smith family.