Katherine L (Clark) Douthitt

Katherine L (Clark) Douthitt
  • Born: 12 Jan 1908, KY
  • Married 10 Aug 1925, Grayson County, KY, to John Elmer Douthitt
  • Occupation: Housewife
  • Reference: Katie Douthitt
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    pict765.jpg [137x193] Katie about age 15....says Katie

    Information from conversations between Katie Douthitt and Joe Robinson (during 2003 and 2004)
    Katie and Elmer met while attending church in Louisville. At the time they met, Elmer was going with another girl. Shortly after meeting Katie, Elmer asked her out and they started going out. Katie said: "After he met me, he got rid of that other girl".
    Katie was attracted to the way Elmer played music in church and he was a hansome man, she said.

    After Katie and Elmer were married, they lived with Bill and Ethel Douthitt for a while with their son Hayward. Record of this was found in the 1930 Federal census as they were found in the household of William Douthitt, Breckinridge County, KY, MD6 ED 14 - 18

    (Grayson County News-Gazette, January 6th, 2005)
    Katie Douthitt

    Katie Douthitt, age 96, of Leitchfield, died Sunday, January 2, 2005 at the Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center in Leitchfield.
    She was born January 12, 1908 in Grayson County as the daughter of Joseph and Ivy Clark. She was a member of the Mt. Hebron Gospel Mission Church.
    She was preceded in death by her husband, John Elmer Douthitt; two sons, Hayward Lee and William Calvert Douthitt; two daughters, Eula Mae Clark and Juanita Marie Meredith; two brothers, Charlie and Luther Clark; three sisters, Mary Dennis, Ola Mae Clark and Sudie Clark. Also surviving are grandson, Douglas Douthitt; and one great-granddaughter, Angela Brooks.
    She is survived by three sons, Robert Thomas Douthitt, Ronald Eugene Douthitt, and James Richard Douthitt, all of Leitchfield; one daughter, Delores Kay Paulin of Louisville; 24 grandchildren, 57 great-grandchildren, and 16 great-great-grandchildren.
    Funeral services were held Tuesday, January 4, 2005 at the Mt. Hebron Gospel Mission Church with Bro. James Douthitt officiating.
    Burial was in the Mt. Hebron Cemetery.

    Obituary-2: (www.K105.com, Monday, January 3rd, 2005)
    Funeral Services for 96-year-old Katie Douthitt of Leitchfield will be held tomorrow afternoon (Tuesday) at two o'clock at the Mt. Hebron Gospel Mission Church.
    Burial will be in the Mt. Hebron Cemetery.
    Visitation will be at the home of Watson & Hunt Funeral Directors in Leitchfield after two o'clock this afternoon (Monday); and, at the church after nine o'clock tomorrow morning (Tuesday).
    Survivors include:
    Three sons; Robert Thomas, Ronald Eugene & James Richard Douthitt of Leitchfield.
    One Daughter: Deloris Kay Paulin of Louisville.
    24 grandchildren, 57 great-grandchildren & 16 great-great-grandchildren.
    Katie L. Clark
    Grayson County Kentucky marriages, August 10, 1925, age 18, daughter of Joe Clark and Iva Mattingly.
    John Elmer Douthitt
    Grayson County Kentucky marriages, August 10, 1925, age 22, son of W. A. Douthitt and Ethel Harris.

    Katie L. Clark b: January 12, 1908 in Kentucky m: August 10, 1925 in Kentucky, Grayson County Sex: Female Father: Josiah S. Clark Mother: Iva M. Mattingly
    ...+John "Elmer" Douthitt b: December 30, 1902 in Kentucky, Grayson County d: October 16, 1982 in Kentucky, Grayson County Burial: Mt. Hebron Cemetery, Grayson County, Kentucky

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