St. Augustine, Florida
Thursday, January 11, 2001

Catherine Melvin Smith, 57, Bunnell, died Jan. 6, 2001, at Halifax Medical Center, Daytona Beach. She was a lifelong resident of Bunnell, and she was a member of Holy Temple Church of God in Christ, Bunnell. She was executive housekeeper and a member of the National Executive Housekeeping Association. She was the executive housekeeper for the Holiday Inn, and she was employed by Ormond Memorial Hospital for more than 10 years. 

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Holy Temple Church of God in Christ, Bunnell, with Elder Willie Durden, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in the Masonic Cemetery, Palm Coast. Friends may call at the church from 5-7 p.m. Friday, and from 9 a.m. Saturday until the hour of services. The family will gather at 1203 S. Bay St., at 9:30 a.m. Saturday for the cortege. 

Survivors include her husband, Robert Lee Smith, Bunnell; sons, Robert Lee Smith Jr., Bunnell, Wallace F. Smith, Daytona Beach, Michael A. Smith, Bunnell; a daughter, Essie Mae Smith, Bunnell; brothers, John Melvin, Daytona Beach, Alphonso E. Melvin, Bunnell; sisters, Irene Nolan, Daytona Beach, Corrine Giddens, Bunnell, Ella Mae Etienne, Mary Melvin, both of Daytona Beach, Rozetta Washington, Bunnell; 19 grandchildren and other relatives. 

Chase and Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.