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Katherine Corbin Monteith

July 16, 1929 — January 26, 2022

Katherine Corbin Monteith, 92, of Cashiers, NC passed away on Wednesday, January 26, 2022. She was born on July 16, 1929, to the late Preaulo and Alda Pressly Corbin. She was a lifelong resident of Southern Jackson County.

A Funeral Service for Katherine will be held at 1:00pm in the chapel of Appalachian Funeral Services on Tuesday, February 1, 2022. Burial will follow in the Norton Cemetery in Cashiers, NC. The family will receive friends from 12:00-1:00pm prior the service at the funeral home.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her first husband of 26 years, Frank Van Childers; second husband of 35 years, Richard Monteith; three brothers, Edmond, Robert, and Frank Corbin.

Surviving are her four daughters, Judy Hollis, Freida Jones (Randy), Kathey Quimby (Robert), Frankie Smith (Ed); two brothers, Phillip and George Corbin; three sisters, Lorena Beasley, Mary Allen, and Donna Houston. She is also survived by six grandchildren, Jerry Jones, Frank Babb, Jeremy Babb, Amanda Quimby, Tara Bagamary, and Sean Thrash; sixteen great grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren. Several nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends also survive.

 

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Tuesday, February 1, 2022

12:00 - 1:00pm (Eastern time)

Appalachian Funeral Services

165 Skyland Dr, Sylva, NC 28779

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Funeral Service

Tuesday, February 1, 2022

Starts at 1:00pm (Eastern time)

Appalachian Funeral Services

165 Skyland Dr, Sylva, NC 28779

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