Callie Mae Smith
1933 - 2021
Callie Mae Smith

LOUISVILLE - Callie Mae Smith, 87, passed away on Sunday, February 28, 2021, at Norton Brownsboro Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky.

She was born in Opp, Alabama on July 9, 1933 and became a resident of Louisville, Kentucky in the late 1950s where she lived the remainder of her life. She graduated from Covington County Training High School in Andalusia, AL in 1951 and then attended the University of Alabama A & M in Huntsville. She married in 1955 and raised three wonderful children.

Callie worked as the fabric department manager at Ben Snyder. She also worked from her home as a professional tailor for many years. Callie later worked at the Fashion Post for more than 40 years until most recently.

She was a member of Burnett Avenue Baptist Church and was very active there for more than 60 years. She was a member of the church missionary committee and also a past member of the women's senior chorus.

Callie was preceded in death by her father, Frank Cunningham and mother Julia Mae Jones and her former husband, Richard Smith, Sr. (2015) and a brother Charles Smith..

Survivors include children; Belita Smith, Gladys Smith (Jay Dilger, Jr.) and Richard Smith, Jr., (Donna); grandchildren, Glenda Douglas (Edward), Richard D. Smith and James Smith; 7 great-grandchildren; 8 great-great-grandchildren and many cousins, nieces and nephews.

Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. on Friday, March 5, 2021 at Burnett Avenue Baptist Church, 6800 South Hurstbourne Pkwy, Louisville KY 40291. Visitation will be Friday at the church from 11 a.m. until time of service. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery.

Memorial Gifts may be made to the Burnett Avenue Baptist Church in her name.

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Published by Courier-Journal from Mar. 1 to Mar. 3, 2021.
11:00a.m. - 1:00p.m.
Burnett Avenue Baptist Church
6800 South Hurstbourne Pkwy, Louisville, Kentucky
Funeral service
Burnett Avenue Baptist Church
6800 South Hurstbourne Pkwy, Louisville, Kentucky
Funeral services provided by:
Pearson Funeral Home
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We are so very sorry for your loss. Sending many thoughts and prayers to the entire family.
Darryl, Kelly, and Reese Durham
March 4, 2021
To the Smith family you are in my thoughts and prayers during the loss of your precious loved one. Miss Callie was a beautiful person and a joy to know. I will remember her for her soft voice and gentle spirit.
Alma Y Simpson
March 4, 2021
Gladys: So sorry to hear of her passing. Anita and I express our deepest sympathy to you and your family.
Shelly and Anita Weber
March 2, 2021
Gladys: I was so sorry to have learned of the passing of your mother, Callie Mae Smith. I´m also sorry to tell you that Shelley and I are out of town this week and will not be able to attend the services Friday. Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Regards, Hite
Hite Nally
March 2, 2021
Cheryl Poore and family
March 1, 2021