Karen Elaine Smith, 61, of Dawsonville, died March 13, 2019.
She was born to the late Jack Alfred and Mary Jane Kilgore.
She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother and loved to spend time with her grandchildren and family.
Her brother, Marshall Kilgore; and sister, Deborah Chastian, preceded her in death.
Survivors include her husband, Robert H. Smith of Dawsonville; children, Corey and Chelsea Harper of Dawsonville, Josh Harper of Dawsonville; grandchildren, Gracey, Jesse, Emma and Abigale; brother, Casey and Kim Kilgore of Waleska; sister, Susan and Walker Shealy of Marble Hill; various friends; various other relatives also survive.
Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. March 16 in the Bearden Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. Mike Owens officiating. Interment followed at Dawsonville Memorial Gardens.
The family received friends from 4 to 8 p.m. March 15 and from 10 a.m. until the service hour March 16.
Bearden Funeral Home of Dawsonville was in charge of the arrangements.