Karen Elizabeth Smollen
February 22, 1958 – February 9, 2020
Karen Elizabeth Smollen, 61, of Stockbridge, GA, entered into eternal rest on Sunday, February 9, 2020.
Born Karen Elizabeth Woody on February 22, 1958 to Betty Lou Elizabeth Payne and Sylvia Woody of Cumming, GA, she grew up in Conyers with her sister Cheryl. Karen was a kind and loving woman, who never let her decades-long battle with MS defeat her. In 2012, she survived an intense battle with cancer. Karen loved her family, music, movies, birds, and ice cream.
Karen passed away peacefully in her home, surrounded by family and loved ones. She is survived by her children, Christina E. Waites, B. Anthony Lowe, Jr., Jessica E. Lowe Pearson, and step-daughter Katherine Smollen. Karen was also a proud grandmother of five children, Daniel, Zoe, Jaxon, Leif, and Hayden. Other surviving relatives include her mother, Betty Lou Tanner and one sister, Cheryl Lynn Pierce.
A celebration of Karen's life will be held in the Chapel of Sacred Journey Hospice | 138 Peach Drive McDonough, GA 30253 | on Saturday, February 15, 2020 at 2:00PM.