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Saturday January 16th, 2021
2:00pm - 3:00pm

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Memorial Service

Appalachian Funeral Services Chapel, Sylva, NC
Saturday January 16th, 2021
3:00pm - 3:30pm

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Kathy Regina Pace

Kathy Regina Pace, 63, of Sylva, went home to be with the Lord, Monday January 11, 2021. A native and a lifelong resident of Jackson County, she was the daughter of the late Perry Davis and Joann Smith Mathis.

Kathy retired from Western Carolina University in the housekeeping Department. She enjoyed gardening, tending to her flowers and reading. She loved her animals, especially her dogs and cat. What Kathy really enjoyed the most and cherished is time with her family, her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She will be missed.

In addition to her parents she was also preceded in death by her brother, Ricky Wayne Mathis

Kathy is survived by her husband of 11 years Kenneth Pace

2 Daughters; Regina Payne (Jeremiah)Townsend of Hendersonville

                      Amy Payne Buchanan of Sylva

7 Grandchildren, 8 Great Grandchildren and one on the way

Sister- Gracia Mathis (Charles Howard) Blackburn of Sylva 

Brother- Denton Eugene Mathis of Sylva

2 Stepsons- Kenneth Pace Jr and Seneca Lee Pace both of Waynesville

and several nieces and nephews also survive

A Memorial Service will be held 3:00 PM Saturday January 16, 2021 in the Chapel of Appalachian Funeral Services with the Rev. Eddie Stillwell officiating. The family will receive friends from 2:00 until 3:00 pm prior to the Service at the Funeral Home. 

Please wear masks and practice social distancing if attending. 


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Guestbook

Sorry to hear about Kathy.

Janet Walker Bishop Jan 17 2021 12:00 AM

My thoughts and prayers are with you and remain with you in the coming days as you learn to live with this tremendous loss. May God bless you and keep you close in his arms. Julie

Julie Townsend Jan 16 2021 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Kathy Pace

Julie Townsend Jan 16 2021 12:00 AM

Walter Ray and I are so very sorry about Kathy. I grew up with her family and have wonderful memories of them. We will think about you and pray for the family. Our hearts go out to all of you.

Joanne Bradley Jan 14 2021 12:00 AM

Kathy was a sweet lady. She will be missed. Prayers to the family during this difficult time.

Pam Taylor Jan 13 2021 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Kathy Pace

Pam Taylor Jan 13 2021 12:00 AM

Praying for Regina, Amy, the Family & Many Friends God Bless! :-(

Tony Cabe Jan 13 2021 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Kathy Pace

Tony Cabe Jan 13 2021 12:00 AM

Prayers for the whole family

Jill Cagle Jan 13 2021 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Kathy Pace

Jill Cagle Jan 13 2021 12:00 AM

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