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Kathryn Elaine Smith

June 19, 1932 — March 6, 2017

Kathryn Elaine Smith, 84, went to be with the Lord on Monday, March 6, 2017.

She was born on June 19, 1932 in Mahaffey, a daughter of the late Dallas and Zoe (Baker) Miller.

She was one of ten children in her family. She attended Mahaffey High School where she was a cheerleader. On April 29, 1949, she wed Wilmer D. "Bucky" Smith, who proceeded her in death on December 11, 2001. They had been married for 52 years.

She was a member of the Otterbein Community Church in Mahaffey, where she served for many years as a Sunday School teacher, youth leader, and on various committees. In 2007, she moved to Clearfield and has been attending the Hyde Wesleyan Church. She was also a certified nurses' aide, and had worked at various nursing homes over the years.

Elaine was a wonderful mother and friend. Her family always came first.

She is survived by six children; Beverly (James) Stover, Randy (Dawn Fritz) Smith, Raymond (Colleen Frankenberger) Smith, Larry (Nancy Kirkland) Smith, Betty Smith (companion, Kelly Wagner), and Terry (Teresa Furl) Smith, fourteen grandchildren, twenty six great-grandchildren, one great-great grandchild, two grand dogs, and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to her husband, she is preceded in death by four sisters; Avanelle Goodyear, Eleanor Junod, Louise Woods, and Betty Hess, five brothers; Eugene Miller, Carl Miller, Roy Miller, Jackson Miller, and Jerry Miller.

Friends will be received on Thursday, March 9, 2017 from 2-4 and 6-8 PM at the Waldron Funeral Home in Mahaffey.

An additional viewing will be held on Friday, March 10, 2017 at 10 AM at the Otterbein Community Church, where a funeral service will follow at 11 AM with Pastor Robert Croft officiating.

Interment will follow at Otterbein Cemetery in Mahaffey.

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