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Karen Elaine Smith

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.