Kathryn Hillis Smith
Kathryn Hillis Smith, 79, of Lawton, Oklahoma, formerly of Logansport and Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, passed away at 11 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2019 in Hospice care after a long battle with Alzheimer's.
Born March 17, 1940, in Logansport, she was the daughter of the late Dr. L.J. Hillis and Helen Hillis. She was married to Carl M. Smith, who preceded her in death on April 16th, 2014.
A graduate of Logansport High School Class of 1958, Kathie was a homemaker. Kathie was a longtime member of the Baptist Temple in Logansport. She was a former member of the Tri Kappa Sorority in Logansport and the Red Hat Society of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Kathie had also served on the Logansport YMCA Board of Directors.
Surviving is her son, CW4(R) David J. Hargrove and his wife, Jenifer, of Hulen Ok; and her daughter, Kathleen Hargrove France of Tucson Arizona. Her beloved brothers, Dr. Paul Hillis and his wife, Kathy, of Logansport; Dr. Fredrick Hillis and his wife, Shelley, of Culver; and her loving sister Carolyn Lopiccola and her husband, Joseph, of Columbus, Ohio; nine grandchildren, Lauren Akers (Thomas) of Gallatin, Tennessee; Garrett Hargrove of Stillwater, Oklahoma; Karoline Hargrove of Chattanooga, Tennessee; Breanna Hargrove of Shawnee, Oklahoma; Dylan Hargrove of Hulen, Oklahoma; and Ruthie Hargrove of Hulen, Oklahoma; Taylor Snider of Tucson Arizona; Emma Hargrove of Tucson, Arizona; and Bradley France of Tucson, Arizona. She was proudly expecting her first great-grandchild in Feb. 2020.
Internment will be at Myrtle Beach, South Carolina later this spring.
Published on November 1, 2019

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Robert Hargrove III
Nov 04, 2019
My Aunt Kathie was a vibrant, outgoing, compassionate woman who always had a cheerful smile on her face. She was very kind to me growing up and I enjoyed my visits to her house. God rest your soul Aunt Kathie.
Jeannie (Boatman) Shepple
Nov 04, 2019
I really never got to know Kathy but her sister Carolyn was my maid of honor in my wedding. Kathy was deeply loved by Carolyn & she had expressed several times how she enjoyed spending time with her when she'd go to visit.
I would like to send my condolences to Carolyn & Joe Lopiccola & family & to her two brothers & their families.
Blessings,
Jeannie (Boatman) Shepple
Judy Flowers
Nov 03, 2019
Sending my deepest sympathy and prayers to Kathy's family. I am the daughter of the late
Mary Flowers Moore. My Mother loved the entire Hillis family. May the God of all comfort be ever present.
Melba (Flowers) Smith
Nov 03, 2019
I am the daughter of Mary (Flowers) Moore. Sending condolences to the family of Kathy. We are long ti e friends









Condolences to the family of Kathy. We are long ti me friends of the Hillis family. Praying for you.
Joe and Fran Frederick
Nov 02, 2019
Happy memories of Kathy and us as young couples in Seattle and Logansport. Condolences to the family.