Karena C. Smith, 22, entered into rest on September 21, 2012 in Modesto, Ca. She was born on May 5, 1990 in Martinez, Ca.
Karena is survived by her parents Candace & Robert Walls and Larry & Cindy Smith. Her siblings are; Jessica, Bobby, Robert, and Joshua Walls, Jennifer Davey, Melissa Tindell, Derrick Smith and Marc & Natasha Webster. Her grandparents are Bob & Linda Smith, Ray Walls and Kay Wilson. She is also survived by her great-grandmother Lila Smith Toon as well as many other aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
Karena was a resident of Stockton for the past 4 years. Before Stockton she was a proud resident of Lathrop, which she always called home. She attended Lathrop Elementary School and graduated from Sierra High School in 2008. Karena was involved with many different activities such as competitive softball with Stockton Storm, coaching Lathrop Titans Cheer and Lathrop Jr. Spartans Cheer. Karena was outgoing, loud and spunky; people loved Karena as she loved people of all walks of life. Before, Karena passed away she gave the gift of life to multiple people by donating several organs. Her spirit will live on through the unknown as well as the family and friends who loved her dearly. She will be missed deeply.
P.L. Fry & Son is honored to be serving Karena’s family. A visitation will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012 from 1 to 5 p.m. at P.L. Fry & Son 290 N. Union Rd. Manteca. A service will be on Thursday Sept. 27, 2012 at 11 a.m. also held at P.L. Fry & Son. She will be laid to rest at Parkview Cemetery. In lieu of flowers a memorial fund has been set up at Chase Bank 15318 S. Harland Rd. Lathrop account number 2909866050. An online guest book is available at www.plfryandson.com (search obituaries).
Manteca (Calif.) Bulletin
Tuesday, Sept. 25