Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

Obituary Archives

May 7, 2013

Karen Cook Smith

NORTH TAZEWELL, Va. — Karen Cook Smith, age 58, of North Tazewell, Va., died Sunday, May 5, 2013 at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born December 23, 1954 in Mercer County, W.Va. and was a daughter of the late Ellis Cook and Arlene Neeley Cook Cline.

Karen was a 1973 graduate of Tazewell High School and had worked most of her life as a LPN; working for Heritage Hall Health Care in Tazewell, Va. for several years and most recently for the Southwest Virginia Jail Authority. She loved being a nurse, she was hard working and devoted to her job and to those she cared for. Karen loved spending time with her family and will always be remembered for her smile and laugh. She was a member of the New Covenant Fellowship in North Tazewell, Va. and will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one sister, Judy Roberts.

Those left to cherish her memories include her husband. Timothy S. Smith; one daughter, Heather Lawson and husband, B.J. of North Tazewell, Va.; one son, Scott Donithan of North Tazewell, Va.; one sister, Faye Mutter and husband, Charles of Tazewell, Va.; four grandchildren, Gabriel Donithan, Chase Donithan, Isaac Lawson and Aubrey Lawson; mother-in-law, Betty Smith of Jewel Ridge, Va.; nieces, nephews, other family members and friends also survive.

Funeral services for Karen Cook Smith will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at the Hurst-Scott Funeral Home Chapel in Tazewell, Va. with Pastor Adam Frye officiating. Burial will follow at Grandview Memory Gardens in Bluefield, Va. Pallbearers will be Gabriel Donithan, Isaac Lawson, Chase Donithan, B.J. Lawson, Keith Smith and Danny Smith. Honorary pallbearer will be Scott Donithan.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6-9 p.m. Tuesday, May 7, 2013.

Hurst-Scott Funeral Home of Tazewell, Va. will be serving the family of Mrs. Smith and those wishing to express sympathy online may do so at www.hurstscottfuneralhomes.com.

1
Text Only
Obituary Archives
  • Homer Admiril Chambers Homer Admiril Chambers

    Homer Admiril Chambers, 76, of Princeton, WV, formerly of Clear Fork, WV passed away on Friday, April 11, 2014 at his home.

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • Matthew Allen Neal Sr. Matthew Allen Neal Sr.

    Matthew Allen Neal Sr., age 49, was called home to be reunited with his daughter, Judith Neal, his parents, Judith and Tom Neal, as well as The Lord and Savior on April 7, 2014.

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • Brenda Gay  Higginbotham Brenda Gay Higginbotham

    Brenda Gay Higginbotham, 67, of the Pisgah Road, Princeton, died suddenly Sunday, April 13, 2014 Roanoke Memorial Hospital in Roanoke VA.

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • Thomas Zelotes Stowers Thomas Zelotes Stowers

     Thomas Zelotes Stowers 84 of 115 South Lane Bluefield, VA died Sunday April 13, 2014 at Bluefield Regional Medical Center following a cardiovascular event.

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • Margaret B. Nichols Margaret B. Nichols

    On Sunday evening, April 13, 2014 Margaret B. Nichols, of Pipestem, WV passed away at the Riverview Nursing Home with family and the loving caring nursing staff by her side.

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • Nellie Lillian  Saunders Nellie Lillian Saunders

    Nellie Lillian Saunders, 84, of Bluefield, WV went home to rest with her blessed savior on Sunday April 13, 2014.

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • Hazel Angles Hill Folden Hazel Angles Hill Folden

    Hazel Angles Hill Folden, 88, of Lashmeet died Sunday, April 13, 2014 at Princeton Community Hospital.

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • Hazel Angles Hill Folden Hazel Angles Hill Folden

    Hazel Angles Hill Folden, 88, of Lashmeet died Sunday, April 13, 2014 at Princeton Community Hospital.

    April 15, 2014 1 Photo

  • Norma Janice Dunford Bane

    Norma Janice Dunford Bane, 82, of Bluefield, VA died Saturday April 12, 2014 in a Princeton nursing home.

    April 15, 2014

  • Francis Carol Oxley Ball Francis Carol Oxley Ball

     Francis Carol Oxley Ball, 63, of 150 Butternut Drive, Princeton entered into the presence of her Lord and Savior. She began her new journey on Sunday evening, April 13, 2014, at her home with her family by her side.
     

    April 15, 2014 1 Photo