Katie Elizabeth Smart



Katie Elizabeth Smart, age 81, formerly of Bunnlevel, died Saturday, March 25, 2017 at Gabriel Manor Nursing Home in Clayton. She was the daughter of the late Claude Simpson and Olean Hancock Elmore and was preceded in death by her husband, James Allen Smart, Jr., a son, Lee Smart and a brother, Clarence Elmore. Katie worked at Ft. Bragg as a LPN in the Urology Department at Womack where she retired. She was an active member of Friendship Baptist Church where she served with the Joyful Hearts Group.

Funeral service will be conducted 11:00 am Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at Friendship Baptist Church with Rev. Phil Addison and Rev. Dudley Neal officiating. Burial will be in the Friendship Baptist Church Cemetery in Bunnlevel. The family will receive friends from 6:00 –8:00 pm Monday at O’Quinn-Peebles–Phillips Funeral Home.

Katie is survived by her sons: James Allen Smart, III and his wife Susie of Florida; Paul Smart and wife Linda of Clayton. Grandchildren: Lacy Prairie, Brittany Meador, Haley Smart, John Smart, Paul Smart, and Katie Smart and 5 great grandchildren. Sister, Claudette Collins and brothers, Claude Elmore and Joe Kelly.