Katherine Ruth Smith
Born on Sept. 20, 1948
KATHERINE RUTH SMITH
SEADRIFT - Katherine Ruth Smith (Wooldridge), 64, of Seadrift, went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Sunday, December 9, 2012. She loved her family, friends, and above all, her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.
She was born September 20, 1948 in Victoria to Kenneth and Billie Ruth O'Briant Wooldridge. She was a retired school teacher from Calhoun County Independent School District. She taught school for 21 years (11 of those at Seadrift Elementary). After retirement, she and her husband worked in the ministry (as missionaries to Mexico, associate pastor, and music pastor) for 17 years. She was a member of the Fisherman's Chapel church in Port O'Connor. She is survived by her husband, Kenneth of Seadrift, mother Billie Ruth Wooldridge of Seadrift, brother Greg and wife Grace of Seadrift, sons Shawn and wife Janet of Tulsa, Oklahoma, and Bradley and wife Pam of Spearman, step-sons Tim of Romance, Arkansas and Kevin and wife Karen of Cabot, Arkansas, and 11 grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her father, Kenneth Wooldridge.
Funeral services will begin at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at the First Baptist Church in Seadrift, with Rev. Erny McDonough officiating. Interment will follow in Seadrift Cemetery.
Words of comfort may be shared with the family at www.richardsoncolonial.com