Nov 1 2016
Laura Courson Smith, 46, passed away Saturday, October 29, 2016. She was born March 13, 1970 in Jacksonville, FL and had lived here most of her life. Laura was a graduate of Brookwood High in Snellville, GA class of 1988, attended First Coast Christian Center, loved baking, cooking, sharing her goodies with others and will be dearly missed by all. She is preceded in death by her father, Arlie Courson; Step father, Wallace “Eddie” Arnold. Survivors include her husband of 5 years, David; son, David “Trey” Smith III; daughters, Maria, Leilani and Ashley Pagan; mother, Joy Allen (Jimmy); step mother, Joy Courson; sister, Michelle Mikell (Troy); step brothers, Kevin Arnold (Shelly), Steven Arnold, Scott Duke; step sisters, Janice Chitty (Curtis), Linda Joyner (Randy), Terri Brantley (Ken), April Allen, Christina Jordan (Howard), Kimberly Turner (Jerry), Donna Armstrong (Ricky), Deenna Williams; father and mother in law, David & Evelina “Evie” Smith; sister in laws, Tina Carter (Casey), Tammie Miller (Mike); brother in law, Scott Smith (Amanda); numerous other relatives and friends. Laura will be cremated and a celebration of her life will be held Thursday, November 3 at 7pm in the chapel of Cedar Bay Funeral Home, 405 New Berlin Rd 32218, with Pastor Perry Fruscella officiating. The family will receive friends Thursday beginning at 6pm at the funeral home. 714-1110.