She formerly worked as a registered nurse at Western Baptist Hospital and was a member of Broadway United Methodist Church, in Paducah.
She is survived by three daughters, Shan Embry of Leitchfield; Caryn Price of Lexington and Jena Sweeney of Smyrna, Tenn.; one sister, Jean Downs of Luling, La.; one brother, Gerald Smith of Niceville, Fla.; eight grandchildren and five great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her son, David Fox and two brothers, Elwood Smith and Billy K. Smith. Her parents were William K. Smith and Lila Waldrop Hooker.
Funeral services were held at 3:00 p.m. Thursday, August 29 at Filbeck-Cann & King Funeral Home. Rev. Wayne Clemons officiated and burial followed in the Benton Cemetery.