Kathleen Marie Smith
”1963 - 2011”



    Kathleen Marie Smith



    "What is life? It is the flash of a firefly in the night. It is the breath of a buffalo in the wintertime. It is the little shadow which runs across the grass and loses itself in the sunset."
      ~ Crowfoot, Blackfoot warrior and orator ~


      Kathleen Marie Smith,
      Kathy Smith 47, of Miami, Oklahoma went to be with the Lord June 20, 2011 at her home surrounded by her loving family. She had a long battle with cancer.
      Kathy was born September 16, 1963 in Oswego, Kansas to Rose (Hoheisel) Schertz and Steven Hurley.
      She married Farris Smith April 30, 1983 and he survives her of the home. Kathy worked at Don Hume Leather, and was a teacherís aide at Miami Head Start for 13 years, she was so loved by her friends they all came to visit her and Kathy went home just a few minutes after they had left.
      She had lived in the Miami area most of her life. Survivors: one son: Shaine Kyle Smith and wife Samantha Danielle Covinston of Miami, OK, one daughter: Gabby Wooden of Miami, OK, one brother Don Schertz II of Miami, OK, and a sister: Donna Schertz of Miami, OK, Parents: Steven Keith Hurley, and Rose Marie Schertz, two grandchildren: Alex Leon Smith and Zoe Louise Covinston
      Services will be held 10:00 am, Friday, June 24, 2011 at the Cutting Edge Ministries with Monroe Cole officiating. Interment will follow in the McKee Cemetery in Oswego, Kansas under the direction of the Paul Thomas Funeral Home of Miami. The family will receive friends and relatives from 6-8 at the Cutting Edge Ministries Church Thursday, June 23, 2011.
      Pallbearers will be Phil Lamb, Billy Jack Ferguson, Ronnie Melton, Rick Williams, Matt Brodrick and Jimmy Green. Services are under the direction of the Paul Thomas Funeral of Miami, OK.
      Resource: Paul Thomas Funeral Home website (June. 2011)

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