Karen Sue Smith, 48, Elizabethton, passed away Saturday, June 1, 2019 in the Franklin-Woods Community Hospital following an extended illness. She was born January 10, 1971 in Johnson City but spent her entire life in Johnson and Carter Counties. Karen was a graduate of Johnson County High School. She was of the Baptist Faith. Karen was preceded in death by her father: Richard Smith and a sister: Debra Greenwell.
Survivors include her children: Rusty White, April White and Lexi Renfro all of Elizabethton. Her Mother: Norma Smith, Elizabethton. Her Grandchildren: Riley White, Aubrie White and Wyatt Owens and one on the way. Her sister: Trudy Hale, Elizabethton. Her Brothers: George & Calvin Smith.
Graveside Service were conducted at 3 p.m. Tuesday, June 4, 2019 in the Smith Cemetery, Butler with the Rev. Harvey White officiating. Burial followed the service. Pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. The family received friends from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Tuesday in the funeral home then proceeded to the cemetery. Condolences may be sent to the family at our web-site www.memorialfcelizabethton.com.
Memorial Funeral Chapel servied the Smith family.