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“She will be missed by many. I was growing up when they had the resturant at Jypville. It was fine place to eat. May GOD be with you Max & Velma ”
1 of 3 | Posted by: Max & Velma Bond - Friends

“I have the fondest memories of Aunt Susie. To be able to go back to the old days in Kingman and out at Jypeville would be a blessing.I believe I was...Read More »
2 of 3 | Posted by: Reva Suann Dawson French Corbin - IN

“Cleoria- so sorry to hear of the passing of your mother. Dale and I used to stop in at Jypville after about every date , I think to have one of those...Read More »
3 of 3 | Posted by: Marceline Richardson - friend

Susie M. (Catterson) Smith, age 98, passed away at 9:55am on Sunday January 6, 2013 at the Lutheran Life Villages in Ft. Wayne, IN. She was born August 12, 1914 to the late Alva and Lula Catterson. She married Earl P. Smith and he preceded her in death in 1977.
Susie attended Rabb School, worked as the post mistress at the Yeddo Post Office, and her and her husband owned the Smith Jypville Restaurant which was known for Susie's delicious pie, yeast donuts, and biscuits. They also owned a motel and grocery store in Palm Bay, Florida. Susie enjoyed gardening, making quilts, being a mother, and having great friends.
Survivors include her daughter, Carolyn Cleoria (Fred) Fox, 12 grandchildren, 19 great- grandchildren, and 1 great-great grandchild. She was preceded in death by her husband, Earl; sons, Guy and Jessie; sister, Marie Bishop; and brother Fred Catterson.
Visitation hours will be 11:00-1:00pm Saturday, January 12, 2013 at Sanders Funeral Care, 203 S 1st Street in Kingman, with funeral service to follow at 1:00pm with Pastor Kenneth Majors officiating. Burial will follow at Rockfield Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Diabetes Foundation or charity of donor's choice. Share memories and condolences online at

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