Karen Annette Williams Smith, 63 of Biscoe, entered the presence of her Lord and Savior on April 8, 2018. She was the daughter of W.L. (Bud) and Faye Williams. Karen was a farmer’s wife, a homemaker, and a member of the Biscoe First Assembly of God Church. She graduated from De Valls Bluff High School where she and her husband served as homecoming king and queen.
Karen gave her life to serving others. Her love of Jesus Christ and her study of his word was an example to many. Karen taught Sunday School, served as secretary and treasurer at her church, volunteered in the church nursery, as well as help celebrate the weddings and baby showers of many friends, family and church members.
Those left to cherish her memories are her husband of 44 years, Kent; her children, Brandon and wife, Amy, and Heather and husband, Charlie Brown. Known best as “Nana” to her four grandchildren, Jenna, Hayden, Preslee and Bowen Brown. She deeply loved and adored them all and dedicated her life to them. Karen was a “second mom and nana” to many and leaves a large loving family.
Karen was preceded in death by both of her parents, her brother, Larry and grandparents, Bob and Emma Coulson and Neely and Irene Williams.
Visitation will be from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. at the Biscoe Assembly of God Church on Wednesday, April 11. Funeral services will be 2:00 P.M., Thursday, April 12 at the Gospel Mission Church in Des Arc. Interment will be in the Biscoe cemetery.
Arrangements are by Westbrook Funeral Home of Hazen.
15 thoughts on “Karen Annette Williams Smith”
SO much love and prayers to all of you. Karen was a lovely, strong lady and will be missed by many. She fought a good fight and is now in the arms of Jesus. Cherish the memories and the legacy she left behind is the wonderful family that she loved so much and fought with her and for her until the end. God Bless and comfort each of your hearts now as only HE can do.
What a wonderful example of Christianity Karen was. It was an honor to have her in our family. We are praying for all of you.
My thoughts and prayers are with the family. I’m so sorry for your loss. God bless you all.
Goodbye my special friend. You were always a wonderful example of what it is to have Jesus in your heart. A bright and shinning light has left our lives and our community. Praying for peace and comfort for your family.
“” till we meet again””
So grateful that God saw fit for me to know and love you. Our hearts ach because we’ll miss you yet we celebrate you’re with the Living Lord Jesus! No more pain! You fought the great fight and you have the greatest healing of all! You’re in our future and I’m grateful we’ll spend eternity with you! We’ll pray for Kent, Brandon, Heather and your grandchildren and family! Our love to you our cousin, friend and sister in Christ Jesus!
To all of Karen’s family we are so deeply
We are so sorrowful for Karen’s passing.She was a great friend and cousin. I will always cherish our younger years together.Lots of hugs and love and prayers for all of her family. There will always be an emptiness without her.But rejoice knowing that she has been reunited with her family and the days will be short that you will all see her again.
We are all so sorry for Karen’s passing. Prayers for Kent and family. God Bless
Love, Helen & Evelyn & Darlene
So sorry for Karen’s passing but happy she is the arms of Jesus. Prayers for Kent, children and grandchildren. You will be missed.
Karen and I were friends from early childhood, all thru school, raised our kids together and continued on thru our adults being the best of friends. She always had that sweet smile just like her Mom had. When she found out she had this cancer she didn’t give up. She was such a witness for Christ and encouraged many people to seek the Lord! Rest In Peace my fiend because you earned those wings you are now wearing! Love ❤️ you! See you again some day!
Lifting the family up in prayer during this difficult time.
Our thoughts and prayers are with everyone in this sweet sweet family. Mrs. Karen was such a precious, loving person. She is and will be greatly missed. We love y’all.
My heart is broken, karen will be missed by all who new her. Prayers for all.
My sincere condolences to the family. Karen was a great Christian woman who truly loved God. She will be missed.
She will be deeply missed by all.Prayers for family.
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