Class of 1907

Kate Inez Smith

March 15, 1888 – March 10, 1919

Katie Inez Smith passed out of this life Monday, March 10, 1919, in San Francisco.

Katie was born in Kansas City, Mo., March 15, 1888, but came to Perry, with her parents, when a small child and grew to womanhood here, graduating at the local high school.

Katie had not been strong for ten years but had recovered her health and was quite normal and active at the time she was taken sick with influenza, which developed into bronchial pneumonia.

Those who are left to mourn her are her mother, Mrs. Mary C. Smith, the sisters, Ida May, Beatrice, and Mrs. J. C. Gaiser of San Francisco, Anna, of Riverside, Mrs. J. H. Stout of Pasadena, Mrs. Belle Royce of Los Angeles, a brother, Ollie Smith of Watsonville, Cal., and Mrs. Grace Sellars of Hutchinson, Kansas, and J. Flem Smith of Guthrie, Oklahoma.

The services for Katie Inez were conducted by Rev. H. H. Miller, formerly of Perry and Oklahoma City, but now of of Oakland. She was laid to rest in Mt. Olivet cemetery, San Francisco.