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Mrs. Dorothy Kate Smith of Campbellsville left this world for her eternal home on Saturday, May 26, 2018. Born July 4, 1929 to the late Rufus Ernest and Sallie Flora (Groves) Johnson, she was 88 years, 10 months, and 22 days of age. Mrs. Smith was a retired employee of the Fruit of the Loom plant, having served there 29+ years. She had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of the New Life Church of God.
She leaves to mourn her passing:
Her daughter: Sarah Hunter and husband Wilbur of Campbellsville,
Two siblings: Annie Richardson of Louisville, and Charles Johnson of Campbellsville,
Four grandchildren: Deronte Smith, Yuvonda Payne, Marshauna Smith, and Jalandra Penick,
Four great-grandchildren: Lamar Payne, Andre Payne, Caleb Payne, and Madison Smith,
And a host of other family and friends.
She was also preceded in death by her husband, Vester Smith; a daughter, Flora Ernestine “Tina” Smith; and nine siblings, Sue Ella Flowers, George Johnson, Luther Johnson, Willie Johnson, James Johnson, Lawrence Johnson, Robert Johnson, Lonie Johnson, and Leroy Johnson.
There will be a funeral service to honor the life of Mrs. Smith on Monday, June 4, 2018 at 11:00 AM in the sanctuary of the First Baptist Church, 704 E Broadway, Campbellsville, KY. Bro. James Clayton will be presiding over the service with Bishop William Paul Hardin delivering the eulogy. Burial will follow in the Crown Hill Cemetery, Hwy 70, Campbellsville, KY.
The family will receive friends at the church on Sunday, June 3, from 5:00-8:00 PM.