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Cathy Smith

December 19, 1939 — February 3, 2019

Mrs. Cathy Jeanne Mobley - Smith went home to her Lord and Savior shortly after 6pm on Sunday, February 3, 2019. She was born on December 19, 1939 in Austin Texas.

She is survived by her loving husband of 55 years, Gordon M. Smith of Smithville; daughter Cassandra (Cassy) Smith of Fort Worth; daughter Kendra (Kendi) Erickson and husband Mike; granddaughter Jordon Erickson; sister Melba Rose Schneider of Austin, nephew Randy Schneider and wife Sharon; niece Patti Klepacki of Austin; Sister-n-law Bonnie Hood and husband Henry of Houston, niece Jennifer Disney and husband James of Minnesota; niece Suzanne Holmstrom and husband Fritz of Houston; and many close and dear cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents, Mr. Thomas Ray and Mrs. Dulce Anne Mobley of Austin; brother-in-law Eugene W. Schneider of Austin; parents-in-law Mr. Monroe W. and Mrs. Ella Joyce Smith of Bellville.

Cathy was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, cousin, friend and teacher. She obtained her BFA in Radio, Television, Film from the University of Houston in 1962. She married her sweetheart on December 28, 1963 in Houston Texas. She worked as secretary to the chairman of the University of Houston Radio - TV department. She also served as church secretary at University Baptist and North East Baptist in Austin. She worked in admissions for Austin Community College for several years. She later obtained a Master's in Education at Texas State University in 1995. She became an Assistant Professor of Developmental Reading at Austin Community College until she retired in 2004.

The family would like to express our deepest thanks to the doctors, nurses and staff at Texas Oncology and St. David's Hospital - North Austin Medical Center, for the loving and dedicated care she received.



Marrs-Jones-Newby Funeral Home
505 Old Austin Highway
Bastrop, TX
Wednesday, February 6, 2019
6:00 to 9:00pm


Celebration of Life

First United Methodist Church
400 Olive Street
Smithville, TX
Thursday, February 7, 2019


Young's Schoolhouse Cemetery
Upton, TX
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