Katherine Elaine Watford (Smith) passed away peacefully on August 15, 2018. She was born on November 1, 1937 in Bakersfield, CA to Raymond and Dorothy Smith.

Katherine married James Frank Watford, Sr. and became a homemaker and mother. She lived in Delta Junction, Alaska until 1998, when she moved to Denver to be closer to her children and grandchildren after her husband passed. Katherine enjoyed attending her church and spending time with her children, grandchildren, great grandchildren, and her dog Leda. She also loved crafts and bingo.

She is survived by her brother James Camoras; her sons James Frank Watford Jr, Eric Watford; her daughters Elaine Landis and Christina Gibson; 8 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren. Katherine was preceded in death by her husband, James F. Watford Sr.

Services will be held in Alaska.