Katie  Dotson-Smith
TYLER - A funeral service for Katie Dotson-Smith, 29, of Tyler, is scheduled at 2 o'clock in the afternoon Thursday, January 23, 2020, at Autry Funeral Home Chapel in Jacksonville.
Katie passed away Saturday, January 18, 2020, in Houston, Texas.
She was born September 4, 1990, in Tyler. She graduated from Rusk High School in 2009. She also graduated from Lon Morris College with her associates degree and her bachelor's in psychology from UT Tyler. Katie worked at UT Tyler as an academic advisor.
Left to cherish her memory are her husband, Sean Smith of Tyler; father, Damon Dotson of Jacksonville; sister, Kassie Dotson and husband Nick Torres of Jacksonville; and brother, Steven Dotson and wife Brandi of Tyler. She is also survived by nieces and nephews, Elyssia Dotson Bailey Dotson, Liam Dotson, Oliver Torres and Bennett Torres.
Visitation will begin on Wednesday, January 22, 2020, and friends are cordially invited to visit with Katie's family from 6 to 8 o'clock in the evening at Autry Funeral Home, Jacksonville.
Memorials may be made to Texas Children's Hospital - Lung Transplant Center, 6621 Fannin St., Houston, Texas 77030 or texaschildrens.org.
Published on January 21, 2020


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Enereida Dixon
Jan 22, 2020
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