Katherine Jo Smith

Katherine Joe Smith, 84, of College Station, passed away Friday, November 27, 2009, at her residence. Funeral services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Tuesday, December 1, 2009, at Callaway-Jones Funeral Home in Bryan. Visitation will also be on Tuesday from 1 p.m. until service time. Interment will follow at the College Station City Cemetery.

Katherine was born September 7, 1925 in Union Springs Oklahoma to James and Vera Harper. She has been a resident of the area since 1962 and belonged to the Texas A&M University Retiree Association. She worked as a bookkeeper and accountant for the Texas A&M University Vet School.

In addition to her work, Katherine also enjoyed traveling with her daughter.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Smith; her son, Tommy Smith Jr.; her daughter, Wendi Grimsinger; and her parents.

Survivors include her daughter, Pam Smith, of College Station; grandchildren, Curtis Cooper, Christel Cooper, Renelle Sellers, Summer Smith, and Misti Grimsinger; six great grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers the family has requested memorial donations to the Brazos Food Bank at 1514 Shiloh Ave., Bryan, TX 77803.


  1. I worked with Katherine at the Vet School for many years. She was always so nice. I know you will miss her very much! My condolences.

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