Catherine "Kathy" Smith-Catherine (Kathy), born January 30, 1948, passed away surrounded in the comfort of loved ones on Monday, July 27, 2020.
Kathy who was a fierce lover of life, laughter, cooking, decorating, fashion and family was preceded in death by her parents Roosevelt and Mary Lou Pickens; siblings, William (Martha); John, Ethel, and Theodore (Wanda); son, Antwan Pickens; and beloved niece Danielle Pickens.
She is survived by her husband, Bruce Smith; children, Anthony (Catrese) Pickens; Evelyn Burgess; Ali Muhammad, Sr. and Bayan Muhammad; grandchildren, Jennifer R.; Monique L.; Chanaira B; Maryanne P; Latausha M.; Ali M.; Eratashia M.; Kayan M.; TeQuan M.; Kellen M.; Amon’Dre M.; Keymon’Dre M.; Jayan M.; and JayQuan M.; 16 great grandchildren; Stepchildren, Troy (Denise) McIntosh; Renee Johnson; Antoinette (Benjamin) Hodo; Charise King; Monique (Jeffrey) Schwehm; Bianca Smith and Bruce Smith; special and beloved nephew and nieces Tameico, Sheena, and Ralinda Pickens; a host of cousins in the Russell, Love, Toles, Cunningham/Freeman families; and honorary daughter Erica Williams.
A memorial service will be held 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, August 4, 2020 at F. D. Mason Memorial Funeral Home, Inc.
Social Distancing will be upheld, seating will be limited for immediate family and you will be required to wear a mask before entering the building.
The F.D. Mason Memorial Funeral Home, Inc. has been granted the honor to serve the family.