Mary Woodside

Mary Katherine Woodside, 82, passed away peacefully in the presence of her family Tuesday, October 16, 2012, at Frankfort Regional Medical Center.

Services for Mrs. Woodside will be 1:00 p.m. Friday, October 19, 2012, at Harrod Brothers Funeral Home with Rev. Billy Perkins and Rev. David Smith officiating. Burial will follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be at the funeral home Thursday from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.

Born in Woodford County, Kentucky on October 22, 1929, she was the daughter of the late Kermit Thurman and Dolly Lee Woolums Dotson. Mrs. Woodside retired from Union Underwear and was a homemaker. She was a former member of Crestwood Baptist Church and attended North Frankfort Baptist Church.

She is survived by her sons, Kermit Smith (Jane) and Claude L. Smith (Donna Jean), four grandchildren, Amy Smith, Lindsey Smith, Kathy Jo Forrest (David), Rev. Rick Upchurch; seven very loved great grandchildren; and a sister, Rebecca Benassi.

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Woodside was preceded in death by her husband, Wallace T. Woodside, and a sister, Josephine Lawson.

Bearers will be Claude Lindsey Smith II, Trey Smith III, Brandon West, David Forrest, Trendon Sewell III, Sonny Harris, Billy Woolums and Fred Sewell. Serving as honorary bearers will be Lester Woolums, Jack Thurman, Tony Benassi, Jimmy Woolums and Joe Penn.

Arrangements are under the direction of Harrod Brothers Funeral Home; condolences may be shared via the online guestbook at

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