Katherine Dykes Smith, 87, of Cumming passed away March 28, 2014, at Northside Hospital-Forsyth. Born in Heflin, Ala.., she was the daughter of the late John and Hattie Lou Dykes. She was also predeceased by her beloved husband, James Sibley Smith; son, James Henry Smith; and granddaughter, Janet Angela Nesbitt.
Katherine is survived by her daughter, Joyce Smith Fisher of Cumming; numerous nieces and nephews; and cherished friends.
Funeral services will be held Monday, March 31, at 1 p.m. in the McDonald and Son Funeral Home chapel. Interment will follow at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, April 1, at the Springfield Baptist Church Cemetery in Jakin. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Monday, March 31, from noon to 1 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests donations in Katherine's name to the Springfield Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, P.O. Box 125 6677 State Road 39, Jakin, GA 39861.
Condolences may be expressed online at www.mcdonaldandson.com
McDonald and Son Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of arrangements.