Cathy Hilda Death, Obituary – Cathy Hilda Smith, age 73, a resident of Palatka, Florida, passed away on Tuesday, January 10, 2023 at the Haven Hospice Roberts Care Center following a protracted battle with sickness. She had been a lifelong resident of Palatka, having been born and raised there. She had been working at Hall’s in Bostwick for a considerable amount of time at that point. Cathy was an active member of the Bostwick Baptist Church in addition to being a regular attendee there. She held her time with her children, granddaughters, and great-grandchildren, in addition to the time she got to spend with her dog Porky, in the highest regard.
Her biological father, Lonnie Elmer Hall, her biological mother, Elsie Idell Wilkinson Lewis, her stepfather, Jay Walter Lewis, her brothers L.E. Hall, Carlis Hall, Howard Hall, and Troy Hall, and her sisters Illene Cartledge and Maria Lloyd all passed away prior to her. Her stepfather was also named Jay Walter Lewis. Her family includes her daughter Julie Vaught and her husband Chad, her brother Jerry Hall, Sr. and his wife Mary, her sister Ceretha Lord, her brother-in-law Jimmie Hall, her grandchildren Levi Vaught, Kaleigh Vaught, Hunter Vaught, and Jordan Derossett, her great-grandchildren Clay Vaught,
Emersyn Vaught, and Brody Vaught, and her much-loved fur baby Porky. She is also survived by her fur baby Porky. Funeral services will be held in the Johnson-Overturf Chapel in Palatka on Friday, January 13, 2023 at eleven in the morning. The Reverend Tim Plymel has been asked to serve as the officiant for the event. The burial will take place in Bostwick Cemetery immediately following the funeral services.