Laveda Kathleen "Kathy” Smith, 57, of Paragould, died Friday, July 6, 2012, at her home in Paragould. Kathy was born June 30, 1955 in Paragould. Kathy previously worked at her parents restaurant, Osie's, was the head trainer at Cracker Barrel, and for the last fifteen years was a caregiver to her parents and a homemaker. She was a member of Rosewood Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her father, Lonnie Gerald Wilson and her grandparents.
Survivors include her husband, Michael Smith, of the home; mother, Osie Marie Wilson of Paragould; children and their spouses: Christina and Shane Fleming of Sheridan, Christopher and Liz Smith of Little Rock, Jeremy and Brandi Smith of Sheridan; grandchildren: Austin Fleming, Carly Fleming, Haley Smith, Amberly Fleming, Macy Smith, Walker Smith and several aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Monday, at Heath Funeral Home. Her life will be celebrated at Heath Colonial Chapel, 10:00 AM, Tuesday. Interment will follow at New Liberty Cemetery. Memorials may be sent to St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Sign online guestbook at www.heathfuneralhome.com.