Kattie Sue Smith, 81, of Braidwood, Illinois, formerly of Clifton, died on Sunday, May 6, in Braidwood, Illinois.
She was the daughter of the late Howard Russell Sr. and Estelle Smith Russell. She was united in marriage to Fay Smith, who survives.
Mrs. Smith was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star.
She is survived by her husband Fay Smith of Braidwood, Illinois; two daughters, Eva Heggie of Wilmington, Illinois and Mary Prater of Clifton; a son, Randy Smith of Braidwood, Illinois; a brother, Mark Russell of Clifton; a sister, Carolyn Essary of Jackson, Tennessee; five grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by three sisters, Rosie Sykes, Lola Wells, Gerri Bryant; and two brothers, Howard Russell Jr. and infant brother, Gerald Dean.
Services were held on Friday, May 11, at Prater’s Chapel Cemetery in Clifton with Tye Barnett officiating. Burial followed in Prater’s Chapel Cemetery at Clifton.