Karen Marie Kornegay Smith
November 21, 1955 – October 1, 2010
On October 1, 2010, in the presence of her family, Karen Marie
Kornegay Smith, at the Christus Dubuis Hospital in Bryan, rose up,
spread her wings and flew to join her Lord and Savior. Visitation will be
from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday, October 3, 2010, at Callaway-Jones Funeral
Home in Bryan. Funeral Services are set for 11 a.m. Monday, October
4, at the Brazos Valley Cowboy Church. Interment will be at 11 a.m.
Tuesday, October 5, at Restland Cemetery in Gatesville.
Karen was born November 21, 1955, in Gorman, Texas, to Bill and
Marie Kornegay. She has lived in this area for about 28 years and she
worked at St. Joseph Hospital in Bryan.
She was a faithful member of the Brazos Valley Cowboy Church and
nothing meant more to her than her faith and her family. She enjoyed
her horses, camping, collecting stuff and going to garage sales with
her grandchildren. She also enjoyed sharing life stories with everyone
she met. She always told a good story and was a gentle woman. One
of her favorite quotes was "A penny for your thoughts and a quarter
for your calls." She never asked for much but gave her heart to the
world. She will be missed greatly by her family and everyone's life she
Survivors include her husband, David Smith of Bryan; sons and
daughters-in-law, Shawn and Tammy Edwards of Bryan, Aaron
Edwards of Henderson, Mark and April Edwards of College Station,
Jacob Smith of Bryan, Lee and Melissa Smith of Bryan; daughters,
Christy Edwards of Bryan, Tanya Terry of Spring; father, Bill Kornegay
and wife, Carral of Gatesville; sister, Marlene Kornegay of Gatesville;
step-brother, Tommy Morgan of Irvin; grandchildren, Leandra Gilbert,
Christopher James Lee Gilbert Jr., Tyra Gill, Abel Edwards, Noah
Edwards, Bradyn Edwards, Cassitti Edwards, Alyssa Dawn Terry,
Madilyn Dawn Terry, Amelia Elmendorf, and Harrison Wayne Smith.
In Karen's memory, donations may be sent to the Lymphoma Society
at PO Box 4072, Pittsfield, MA 01202.
|Karen Marie Kornegay Smith