FESTUS - Katie Doris Gwaltney, 102, died Jan. 25, 2006, at the Festus Manor Nursing Home.
Born Dec. 18, 1903, at Leora, the daughter of the late James Thomas and Susan Henrietta Tucker Hobgood, she was a homemaker and a member of the Bernie General Baptist Church.
On Feb. 20, 1927, at Bernie, she married Jesse Ernest Gwaltney who preceded her in death on Jan. 3, 1986.
Four brothers and three sisters also preceded her in death.
Survivors include: one daughter, Louise Coats of Barnhart; and five grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; six great-stepgrandchildren and ten great-great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie where services will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Saturday with the Rev. Dean Williams officiating.
Burial will follow in the Bernie Cemetery.