Katherine Prater

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Clara Katherine Smith born July 24, 1926 to Warren T. and Lola May Smith in Knoxville, Tennessee, passed away January 25, 2015 in Conroe, Texas. Katherine, a Chi Omega, graduated from Ohio Wesleyan University in 1948. She married Henry Clayton Prater, Jr. in 1949, who preceded her in death after 63 years of marriage. Katherine was an active member of the First United Methodist Church and a past member of the Conroe Service League. She also enjoyed being a substitute teacher in the Conroe district, as well as serving on numerous election committees for many of Montgomery County elections throughout the years.

Katherine was preceded in death by her parents, Warren T. and Lola May Smith, her brother Warren Thomas Smith and her husband H.C. Prater, Jr. She is survived by her two children: Polly Noll and husband Bill and their son, Bryan; Tracy Prater and his wife Roberta and nephew James Warren Smith and his wife Kimberly, and their two children, Thomas and Katherine of North Carolina.

A memorial service will take place on Thursday, January 29, 2015 at the First United Methodist Church on West Davis in Conroe at 2:00pm in the Chapel. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be directed to your .


Published on yourconroenews.com from Jan. 26 to Feb. 8, 2015
Arrangements under the direction of:
Cashner Funeral Home
801 Teas Road | Conroe, TX 77303 | (936) 756-2126
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