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Kathryn Dixon (Hoyle) Schmitt

June 30, 1941 ~ April 2, 2019 (age 77)


Kathryn Dixon Hoyle Schmitt


Hertford, NC------


   Kathryn Dixon Hoyle "Kathy" Schmitt, 77, of Hertford, NC, died Tuesday, April 2, 2019.

   Born on June 30, 1941 in Burlington, NC, she was the daughter of the late Frank Lewis Hoyle, II and Mildred Moss Hoyle.  She attended the University of North Carolina where she graduated with a degree in economics and worked as press officer for the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) for over 41 years until her retirement.  She was active at the Shores at Lands End Home Owners Association where she served as secretary for over eight years, had also served as the president of the Georgetown (DC) Lioness Club, and was a member of several other Lions Clubs in District 22C.

   In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Frank L. Hoyle, III.

   Surviving are her husband of 38 years, Walter Edward Schmitt; her son, Paul; her daughter, Lauren; and was affectionately known as Granny by her seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.  She is also survived by her sister-in-law, Sandy Hoyle; and many cousins throughout North Carolina and other states.

   Services will be held in Kings Mountain, NC at the J. Ollie Harris Memorial Chapel at 11:00 AM  on Friday, April 5, 2019, with the Rev. Dr. Ron Tippens officiating.    Visitation will  take place from 10:00 AM to  10:50 AM prior to the service at the funeral home. 

   In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made, on her behalf, to the Lions Club International Foundation (LCIF), 300 West 22nd St., Oak Brook, IL 60523-8842, where funds are used to help people in distress all over the United States and other countries.

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April 5, 2019

10:00 AM to 10:50 AM
Harris Funeral Home
108 South Piedmont Ave
Kings Mountain, NC 28086

Funeral Service
April 5, 2019

11:00 AM
Harris Chapel
108 S. Piedmont Ave.
Kings Mountain, NC 28086

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