She was of the Baptist faith. She worked at Toys-R-Us and attended Murray State University.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Paducah with the Rev. Keith Branson officiating. Burial will follow in Rosebower Cemetery.
She is survived by her husband, Christopher Wren Smith; one son, Matthew Jarred Branson of Clearwater, Fla.,; one daughter, Samantha Danielle Smith of Benton; her parents, Robert Wayne and Betty Phelps Boatwright of Paducah; one sister, Vicki Lynn Jones of Reidland; several nieces and nephews; and one great-nephew.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to American Cancer Society, 3140 Parisa Drive, Paducah, KY 42003.