February 26, 1943 – June 20, 2016
Linda Kay Smith, 73, of Huntsville, passed away Monday. Kay was retired from the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command at Redstone Arsenal with 35 years of service. While working for civil service she also was a night instructor at the Huntsville City School Center for Technology for several years. She served on the board of directors for Hope Place and was a volunteer for other activities in the community. She loved children, traveling, spending time with her grandchildren and working in her yard. She was a member of the New Hope Free Holiness Church.
She was preceded in death by father, Howard Keel, mother, Janie Keel, son, Jeff Neal, brother, Malcolm Keel, brother, Doyle Keel.
Surviving are daughter, Kelly (Rick) Hopkins, daughter-in-law, Sonya Williamson, five grandchildren, Randall (Kelly) Helton, Katie Hopkins, Justin Neal, Johnny and James Stewart, three great grandchildren, Tommy Hopkins, Jackson and Lainey Helton, one nephew, Johnathan (Amy) Keel, aunts, uncles, cousins and several friends.
Visitation will be Wednesday 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM at New Hope Funeral Home. Services will be held at New Hope Funeral Home Chapel, Thursday at 1:00 pm with Bro. Wayne Walls officiating.
Interment will be in the Hayden Cemetery.