Katherine "Kathy" Moore Smith
October 28, 1930 - November 21, 2021
Katherine "Kathy" Moore Smith of Longwood, Fla., and formerly of Roanoke, Va., died on Sunday, November 21, 2021.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Charles Gary and Della E. Moore; her husband, Donald Charles Smith; and her sisters, Frances Turner, Eunice Skinnell, and Barbara Jean Willis.
Katherine was born in Bedford, Va., on October 28, 1930, and graduated from the Medical College of Virginia School of Pharmacy. She practiced both retail and hospital pharmacy for forty years and retired from Lewis Gale Hospital in 1991. While employed there, she was awarded the Dr. Thomas Frist Humanitarian Award in 1978 as employee of the year. Katherine was a member of the Virginia Pharmaceutical Association and the Roanoke Valley Pharmaceutical Association.
As a long-time member of Grandin Court Baptist Church in Roanoke, Va., she served in many areas.
She is survived by her daughter, Donna Scollieri; son, David Smith (Anna); granddaughters, Kerry Ellison (Markell) and Courtney Tillman (Levi); grandsons, Tony Scollieri (Sharon) and Curtis Smith (Allison); and four great-grandchildren.
A Celebration of her Life will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, November 26, 2021, at Oakey's South Chapel conducted by the Rev. Kevin Meadows and the Rev. Charlie Krause. Interment will be held in Greenwood Cemetery in Bedford, Va., on Friday at 1:30 p.m. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Grandin Court Baptist Church. Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.oakeys.com
Published by Roanoke Times on Nov. 24, 2021.