Kathy Suffern, 65

Friday, January 12, 2018

Kathy Dianne Suffern, 65, of Jackson, passed away Friday, December 22, 2017 at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau.

Kathy was born April 23, 1952, in Portageville, to the late Arville and Jesse (Carter) Smith.

Survivors include her sons, James Anthony (Katie) McBride of Baroda, Mich., Christopher Shane McBride of Columbia, Mo.; brother, Roy “Buddy” Smith of Portageville; sisters, Arvetta Thompson, Brenda Metz and Ruth Lafferty, all of Portageville and Mary Curtis of Oklahoma; grandchildren, Amelia, William, Reirdan, Joseph and Bella; numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, William Suffern; brother, J.M. Smith; sisters, Patricia Smith and Joyce Cayton; granddaughter, Valeria.

Private services will be held for the family.

Private burial will take place at Russell Heights Cemetery.

Ford and Sons-Jackson is in charge of arrangements.

Online condolences may be shared at www.fordandsonsfuneralhome.com