Karen Hopkins Smithson, 61, of 603 Maple Street, Elizabeth City died Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at her son’s residence, 3001 Crystal Lake Drive, Elizabeth City, NC. She was born in Elizabeth City, NC to the late Tilton Hopkins and Eunice Turner Hopkins. Mrs. Smithson is predeceased by her husband Randy M. Smithson Sr. She was a homemaker and attended Fountain of Life Church.
She is survived by two sons, Randy M. Smithson Jr. (Dustie) and Tilton J. Smithson, both of Elizabeth City, NC; daughter, Wendy Anchors; five sisters, Phyllis Gray, Marian Greico (Johnny), Darlene Russell (Bobby), Judy Wilson (Wayne), Judy Strand; brother Robert Hopkins; five grandchildren, Raymond Stubbs (Azure), Justin Anchors, Cheyenne Smithson (Aaron), Jackson Symuleski, Luke Smithson; four great grandchildren, Emma Stubbs, Savanah Stubbs, Lily Stubbs, and Declan Estep; and many nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held Saturday, August 12, 2017 at 3:00 pm, at Twiford Memorial Chapel with S. Randy Masters officiating, burial will be in New Hollywood Cemetery. The family will receive family and friends Friday, August 11, 2017 from 7:00- 8:30 pm at the funeral home and at other times at 3001 Crystal Lake Dr. Elizabeth City. Twiford Memorial Chapel, 405 E. Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is serving the Smithson family. You may express condolences to the family by visiting www.TwifordFH.com.
Twiford Funeral Home (Elizabeth City)
405 East Church Street