Jewel "Katrine" (Bush) Smith Dillon (1950 - 2018)

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Jewel "Katrine" Bush Smith Dillon, 68, of Lake Placid; wife of the late Kevin Dillon, went home to be with her Lord on Thursday evening July 19, 2018 at Florida Hospital Orlando. Katrine was born as one of ten siblings to Ms. Jewel Walker Bush and Broward Bush January 19, 1950 in Jackson County, Fl. Her family came to Lake Placid in 1960. She moved to Bonifay, where she married, had one child, and remained 20 years. In Bonifay she farmed as well as owned /operated a country store and game room. Upon return to Lake Placid, she discovered her passion for nursing and became a Certified Nursing Assistant. After several fun years in Ft. Myers she retired to Lake Placid. Her pastimes included antiquing, gardening, fishing, family joking/pranking, cat rescue and volunteering with the American Legion Auxiliary. She was feisty, funny, kind and generous. Her large family was everything to her! They were also each other's best friends. She LIVED to dote on her loved ones, especially her son, grandchildren and great-grandson.

Katrine is survived by her loving son Clinton Smith (Bobbie) and grandchildren Cody (Megan), Morgan , Meagan and Zachary Smith; great-grandson Alistair Smith; along with stepson Jeff Dillon and step grandchildren Alyssa , Mallory and Blake Dillon; as well as brothers, Robert Bush (Helen), Charles Walker; devoted brothers-in-law Martin Mackay and Donald Smith; dear friends Cheryl Taylor and Debbie Edwards, many adoring extended family members and beloved kitties Cuddles, Trouble, Hitty, Nemo and Fergis.

Katrine was preceded in death by siblings Winnie Irene "Jean" Smith, Bill Bush, James Bush, Francis Bush, Tommy Bush, Harry Bush, Maureen Wittwer and Judy Mackay. As well as former husband William Robert Smith.

A service to celebrate her life was held at 11:00 AM, Saturday, July 28, 2018 at the Scott Funeral Home 504 W. Interlake Blvd., Lake Placid with Pastor Melinda Brown officiating. Graveside services took place 11:00 AM, Saturday, August 4, 2018 at the Brown-Bush and Tindell Cemetery in Graceville, FL. Words of comfort to the family can be made by visiting www.scottfuneralservices.com. Arrangements entrusted with the Scott Funeral Home, Lake Placid, 863-465-4134.


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Published in Washington County News and Holmes County Times-Advertiser on Aug. 1, 2018
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