Kathy Darlene Watson Smith, 61, of Fayetteville, passed away on Saturday (May 18, 2019) at Vanderbilt Medical Center, surrounded by her loving family. Kathy was born on Oct. 15, 1957 in Davidson County 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, known for making Pecan Pie and Porcupine Balls. 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. Funeral services will be conducted at 12 p.m. on Tuesday, May 21, at Higgins Funeral Home with Bro. Taft Ayers officiating. Burial will follow in the Riverview Memorial Gardens. Visitation with the family will be from 10 a.m. until 12 p.m. 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.

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