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Obituary for Karen Suzanne Smith

Karen Suzanne Smith, 64, of Orlando, WV passed away on January 3, 2022 at United Hospital Center of Bridgeport, WV. She was born in Weston on October 11, 1957: daughter of Virginia “Sue” (Wimer) Posey of Orlando, WV and the late Raymond Marion Posey. Karen was welcomed to Heaven by her father, Raymond, brother, Marty and Aunt Goldie.

Karen married Orvil “Jr.” Smith, Jr. on June 6, 1975 and they have enjoyed 46 years together. He will truly miss her.

In addition to her husband, she will also be missed by her children: Karri (Tom) Riddle and Jeremy Smith and fiancé April Potter both of Orlando, along with her grandchildren: MaKayla, Noah, Jozie, Bryar and Bailey Smith and great granddaughter: Sylvia Riddle. Karen will also be missed her siblings: Michael Posey. Peggy Ramey, Carolyn Fisher, Jerry Posey and several nieces and nephews.

Karen was a homemaker and enjoyed spending time with her family and working on her Genealogy.

A private burial was held at the family’s convenience in Pleasant Valley Cemetery on their family farm in Orlando, WV. On-line condolences and life stories in memory of Karen may be expressed at

Hardman Family Funeral Home of Weston considers it an honor and privilege to serve the family of Karen Suzanne Smith.