Nellie Katherine Smith, 79, of Etowah, died Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013, at her residence.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Joseph and Vertie Ewing; her husband, Edward Henry Smith (Oct. 13, 1998); and siblings: Nedith Beck, Geneva Gray, Lee Ellis Cleveland, Ralph Thompson, Edna Fern Brooks and Willie Smith.
Survivors include two daughters: Dana L. Sharp of Cleveland and Teresa G. Smith of Etowah; five sons: Clavon E. Smith, Neal D. Smith and Calvin L. Smith, all of Etowah, Coker A. Smith of Riceville and Marquis L. Smith of Harriman; 18 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.
The body may be viewed Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013, beginning at 9 a.m. The family will receive friends during visitation which will begin at 3 p.m to 7 p.m. at Patton Funeral Home Chapel, 265 Fair St. S.E., Cleveland.
The family will also receive friends Sunday, from 3 p.m. until the 4 p.m. service time, at Mount Olive AME Zion Church, 133 County Road 812, Etowah. The Rev. Joe Moore will be the eulogist.
Interment will follow at New Zion Cemetery.