Kathleen G. Smith Active in community


Services for Kathleen G. Smith, a Baltimore resident for nearly 50 years, will be held at 11 a.m. today at the First English Lutheran Church, North Charles and 39th streets.

Mrs. Smith, who was 72, died of a respiratory illness Tuesday at her Homeland home.

She served on the board of the Maryland chapter of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America. She was a member of the Women of First Church and a volunteer for the New Life Clinic, a spiritual healing group.

Also, she had been a member of the Baltimore Country Club, the Homeland Association and parent groups at Roland Park Country School and Friends School.

The former Kathleen Goodwin was a native of Goodwin, N.C., and a graduate of Wake Forest University. She came to Baltimore in 1942 after her marriage to Murrell E. Smith, who is vice president of the Chesapeake Paperboard Co.

In addition to her husband, survivors include two daughters, Betty Cooper Smith of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and Mary Jane Burgin of Boca Raton, Fla.; a son, Murrell E. Smith Jr. of Baltimore; a brother, J. C. Goodwin of Raleigh, N.C.; and four grandchildren.

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