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Kathleen Melba Walters Smith
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Birth: Jan. 25, 1924
Death: Oct. 30, 2012

Kathleen Melba Walters Smith, 88, of Angleton, died in her home on Tuesday, October 30, 2012. Kathleen was preceded in death by her husband, Robert S. Smith (Smitty) & parents A.E. (Auggie) Walters & Floy Crush Walters Stephens & step brother James Stephens. Kathleen was born on January 25, 1924. She graduated from John H. Reagan High School in June of 1941. Kathleen has been a resident of Angleton since the late 1960's, where she & Smitty built their home & shared their life together. Kathleen earned a full certificate, with rating of navigator with the United States Power Squadron. During World War II, she worked in the manufacture of Army & Navy binoculars. After the war, she worked for Drillers Generator, repairing oilfield bucket generators & pop off valves. She learned to do welding & brazing while employed there. Kathleen worked for Ruska Instrument in building & assembling geo-physical, such as magna, meter & theodolites. After retiring, she enjoyed traveling, boating, gardening, jokes, gambling & times with friends.

Graveside services will be Friday morning at 10:00 at the Angleton Cemetery. Pastor Thomas will conduct the services.

Kathleen is survived by half sister Marion Libby & husband Jean of Pasadena, three nieces, Carol Kight of Spicewood, Patricia Libby of League City, Marilyn Shores & husband David of Pasadena.

Special cousins, Fred Oberhelman of Angleton & Dottie Day of Livonia, Michigan, various other relatives, special caregiver Carolyn McGehee, & a host of dear friends 
 
Burial:
Angleton Cemetery
Angleton
Brazoria County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Anonymous Child
Record added: Oct 31, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 99952268
Kathleen Melba <i>Walters</i> Smith
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