Marlene Kay Nuckols Smith

Published 8:34 am Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Marlene Kay Nuckols Smith


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Marlene Kay Nuckols Smith, 59, of Crab Orchard, passed away Saturday, March 2 at the Fort Logan Hospital in Stanford. Marlene was born on February 28, 1960, in Stanford to the late Cecil G. and Lula (Shelton) Nuckols. She was a former employee for Brake Parts in Stanford. Marlene was a member of Watts Chapel Baptist Church. She enjoyed gardening, canning, mushroom hunting, fishing and four wheeling. Marlene was a loving mother, companion, nanna, sister, aunt and friend.

Survivors include her loving daughters, Stasi Smith, and Brooke and husband James Wilson both of Crab Orchard; longtime companion, Chris Faulkner and his son, Davis Faulkner; sister, Barbara L. Hale of Jamestown; brother, C.G. Nuckols and wife Linda of Crab Orchard; five grandchildren, Kara Page Wren, Brecken Augusta Wren, Ethan Thomas Swope, Ava Karis Swope and Samuel Smith Wilson.

In addition to her parents, Marlene was preceded in death by an infant brother, Dennis Lowry Nuckols.

Funeral services 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 6, 2019 at McKnight Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Dan Gutenson officiating. Burial will be in the Crab Orchard Cemetery. Visitation will be after 5 p.m. on Tuesday, March 5 at McKnight Funeral Home.

Pallbearers include Ray Pevley, Davis Faulkner, Josh Meredith, Bruce Nuckols, James Wilson and John Swope. Her grandchildren will serve as honorary pallbearers.