Funeral service for Mrs. Kathy Darlene Watson Smith, age 61, of Fayetteville, TN will be conducted at 12 PM on Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at Higgins Funeral Home with Bro. Taft Ayers officiating. Burial will follow in the Riverview Memorial Gardens.
Kathy was born on October 15, 1957 in Davidson County, TN to Ann Ghee Watson and the late Joe Ollie Watson. She worked as a Quality Inspector for Frito Lay of Fayetteville and was a member of the West Fayetteville Church of Christ. Kathy was a caregiver, she had a very kind and loving personality. She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, and was a great cook, for which she was known for making Pecan Pie and Porcupine Balls. Kathy passed away on May 18, 2019 at Vanderbilt Medical Center, surrounded by her loving family.
Survivors include her husband of 44 years, Tim Smith; sons, Eric Smith, and Matthew (April) Smith; grandchildren, Donovan Gray Smith and Delaney Mattison Smith; brother, Thomas (Glenda) Watson; sister, Carolyn JoAnn Watson; and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation with the family will be from 10 AM until 12 PM on Tuesday at Higgins Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, 7272 Greenville Ave. Dallas, TX 75231 or to the American Diabetes Association, P.O Box 15829 Arlington, VA 22215. Higgins Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Kathy Darlene Smith.