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Karla Gay Smith

October 4, 1957 — January 12, 2023

Bountiful, Utah

Karla Gay Smith

It is with heavy hearts that the family of Karla Smith (Waters) our mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, aunt and friend passed away January 12th, 2023, at the age of 65 in her beloved home Barton Creek.

She was survived by her children; Charity Olsen (Sky Olsen), Candyce Klotz, (Shelby Klotz) and Weston Smith (Tatiana Smith); her grandchildren; Chantell Bouldin, Dallas Jensen (Ariuka Jensen), Chance Ponciroli, Laura Jensen, Saydee Ponciroli and Aubrey Olsen; Brothers; Gene Waters, Gary Waters, Scott Waters, Russ Waters

Mom was preceded in death by her husband; Gary Smith. Preceded in death by siblings; Steven Waters, Lynda Nichols, and Pamela Ogaard.

Karla loved long drives up the canyons during the fall and spending time with friends and family as much as possible. As well as long, long conversions on the phone. We love her dearly and she will be greatly missed. 

A Memorial Service will be held Wednesday January 18th at Kearns LDS Church in West Valley 3120 West 4700 South at 2:00 PM. 

The family would like to send a special thank you to the staff at Barton Creek for their care and compassion.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Karla Gay Smith, please visit our flower store.

Past Services

Memorial Service

Wednesday, January 18, 2023

Starts at 2:00pm (Mountain time)

Taylorsville North Central Stake - LDS Meetinghouse

3120 W 4700 S, West Valley City, UT 84119

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