Yana Sherie Burgess Smith, 57, of Elizabethtown died Wednesday, June 4, 2014, at Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown.
She was born in Fort Smith, Arkansas, but made Elizabethtown her home for more than 41 years. She was a loving Christian wife and mother. She was loved by all who knew her.
She was preceded in death by her father, Alvin T. Burgess.
She is survived by her husband of 31 years, Kenneth Duane Smith; a son, Derek Duane Smith; her mother, Anna R. Burgess; and her sister, Theresa Burgess Williams, all of Elizabethtown; her mother and father-law, William Kenneth and Catherine Smith of
Cecilia; and numerous in-laws, nieces and nephews.
The funeral is 2 p.m. Saturday at Brown Funeral Home in Elizabethtown. Burial will be private.
Visitation is from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday and continues at 9 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.