Mary Smith

DELPHIA — Mary Katherine Smith, age 63 of Delphia, KY, passed from this life on Wednesday, November 06, 2013, at the University of Kentucky Hospital following a long illness. Mary was born October 26, 1950 in Benham, KY to the late Vincent and Martha Griffey Cress. She was a native and lifelong resident of Delphia, a loving wife and mother. She believed in the Baptist Faith.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by a sister, Josaphine Williams; and grandchild, Tommy Baker, Jr.

She has left to cherish her memory, her husband, Vadis Smith of Delphia; children, Steve Smith and wife, Candi, of Hazard, KY, Angie Baker and husband, Tommy, of Slemp, KY, Larry Smith and wife, Melody, of Cumberland, KY, and Christopher Smith and his wife, Tammie, of Delphia, KY; sisters, Vada Winebarger and husband, Ron, of Michigan, Betty McNulty of Michigan, Sue Shepherd and husband, Shafter, of Slemp, KY; brothers, Steve Cress and wife, Amy, of Michigan, Herman Cress and wife, Effie, of Michigan, Gary Cress and wife, Debbie, of Linefork, KY; grandchildren, Eric Baker, Leann Smith, and Cody Smith; and a host of nieces, nephews and friends.

The family will receive friends on Sunday, November 10, 2013, at the Stoneyfork First Baptist Church at Big Leatherwood, KY between 6 - 9 pm. Funeral services will be held at the church on Monday, November 11, 2013 at 1 pm with Elder Glenn Cornett and Elder Herbert Lewis officiating. Interment will follow the service in the Smith Family Cemetery in Delphia, KY.

Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

You may leave online condolences for the family at

Tri City Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Funeral Home

Tri City Funeral Home - Benham
506 Holly Street Post Office Box K  Benham, KY 40807
(606) 848-5455

Published in The Harlan Daily Enterprise from Nov. 8 to Nov. 9, 2013