Katherine Cullins Smith

November 25, 1962 - November 27, 2019

11/25/1962 - 11/27/2019

Past Services

Sunday December 01, 2019
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Garrett-Sykes Memorial Chapel
314 Main Street West
Murfreesboro, NC 27855
252-396-0202 | Directions
Monday December 02, 2019
Buckhorn Baptist Church Cemetery
Como, NC 27818
Monday December 02, 2019
11:00 am
Buckhorn Baptist Church
1243 US Highway 258 N
Como, NC 27818

COMO, NC – Katherine Cullins Smith, age 57, passed away on November 27, 2019 at the Vidant Roanoke Chowan Hospital of Ahoskie, NC.

Mrs. Smith was born in Suffolk, VA, on November 25, 1962 a daughter of the late Linwood Earl “Pete” Cullins and Rebecca Flanagan “Becky” Brown. Katherine worked as a postal clerk for the US Postasl Service. She was a faithful member of Buckhorn Baptist Church and enjoyed going to church. Katherine was a people person who enjoyed talking on the phone and drinking Pepsi. She enjoyed working in her flowers and watching her hummingbirds, and especially playing bingo.

Katherine is survived by her devoted husband, Leslie Keith Smith, her daughter, Leslie Melissa Smith Ferguson and husband, Don of Como, NC; her mother, Becky (Lonnie) Brown of Colerain, NC; a grandson, Bentley Ferguson of Como, NC; a granddaughter, Kendyl Ferguson of Como, NC; a step son, Lee Smith of Raleigh, NC; her sister, Mary Lynn (Terry) Futrelle of Como, NC; her brother, Keith (Pam) Cullins of Como, NC; her mother-in-law, Marian Gurganus of Capron, VA; her beloved four-legged sidekick, Sophia; and a host of nieces, nephews and friends.

The family will receive friends on Sunday, December 1, 2019, from 6:00 pm until 7:30 pm at Garrett-Sykes Memorial Chapel, Murfreesboro, NC.

A celebration of life service will be held on Monday, December 2, 2019, 11:00 am at the Buckhorn Baptist Church, Como, NC, with Rev. Bob Deacon, officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Flowers are welcome, or memorial contributions may be made directly to the Buckhorn Baptist Church, Fellowship Hall Fund, P.O. Box 67, Como, NC, 27818; or online by clicking here

Garrett-Sykes Memorial Chapel is handling the arrangements for the Smith family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting www.garrettsykesfs.com.

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2 years ago

A force of nature. A great person. No doubt, a great void is left.

Denise Edwards
4 years ago

Keith, Melissa and family, I’m very saddened by the loss of Kathy. Condolences to all of her family.

Rhonda Cotton
4 years ago

I cannot believe this sweet lady has left us. I will miss you Kathy and feel blessed to have met you. Mr. Smith and family, may God comfort you during this difficult time until you meet again.

Teresa Turner
4 years ago

What to say about such a Firecracker, an Encourager, A Cousin/Niece with The Infectious Laugh… Simply, You are LOVED, and You will be missed! Aunt Becky and Mr Lonnie, Melissa and Family, Keith, Marylynn and Family, Keith and Family, One Beautiful Light has gone to Where She can shine The Brightest. Be Comforted, Kathy is Resting, which she so richly deserves.
Much LOVE and Many Prayers,
Teresa, Ann, and Dalles

Philip and Cathie Wood
4 years ago

Our hearts are truly saddened by Kathy’s passing. Our prayers are with the entire family during this time of sorrow. May God’s spirit be with you and comfort during now and all the days ahead.

Michael and Dawn Jones
4 years ago

Mrs. Beck, Mary Lynn and Keith,
We are thinking of you during this difficult time. Love you all.

Dawn Pomeroy
4 years ago

Kathy was more like a sister to me than a cousin she will forever be in my heart

Dawn Pomeroy
4 years ago

Kathy and I were very close I loved her as a sister you will forever be in my heart

Katherine Copeland Brett
4 years ago

All my heartfelt sympathy to you Keith, and your family! Ive known Kathy all of my life, kin by marriage by my Uncle John and Aunt Jean F. Phipps. She was a sweet, down to earth, loving funny, joy to be around person! Enjoyed talking a long time at the last Watermelon Fest. and visiting, even though she wasn’t feeling good then! God bless her, and her family!

Glynda Turner
4 years ago

Kathy we had many good laughs and talks at the rivah. May the good Lord hold you in his arms and you too will make him smile.