DEXTER -- Katherine Boyt, 90, died April 29, 2012, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston.
Born Aug. 8, 1921, in Hornersville, to the late Claude and Hattie Lee Matthews, she was the owner and operator of Kay Beauty Shop where she worked as a beautician. She was a member of the Dexter First United Methodist Church.
On Sept. 8, 1939, at Piggott, Ark., she married Hershel Boyt who preceded her in death on March 22, 2006.
She is survived by: one son, Jim Boyt of Springfield; two daughters, Claudia Von Oostrom of Cape Girardeau and Sandy Steinkamp of St. Louis; and three grandchildren.
Visitation is scheduled from 9:30 a.m. until time of services at 11 a.m. Thursday with the Rev. Michael Woods officiating at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Burial will follow in the Dexter Cemetery.