Kimberly (Smith) Langford

September 23, 1966 ~ August 5, 2020 (age 53)


Kimberly Smith Langford, age 53, of Crockett, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Wednesday, the 5th day of August 2020.  She was born in Crockett, Texas, on the 23rd day of September 1966, to parents Lelon Carol Smith and Alma Sue Duren Smith.

Kimberly was a kindhearted person who loved her family immensely.  When Kimberly was younger, she enjoyed going to rodeos and barrel racing.  She was a member of the Eastern Star and Central Baptist Church, where she devoted a lot of her time working in the church nursery.  Kimberly worked as a dental assistant at Dr. Garner’s office for over 26 years.  She had great affection for animals, especially horses and dogs.  Her warm personality and smiling face will be missed by all who knew her.  

She is preceded in death by her father, Lelon Smith; grandparents, Will Ike and Verna Duren, Lelon and Addie Smith; father-in-law, Herb Loya; and brother-in-law, Keith Rhone.

Kimberly is survived by her husband of 23 years, Roy Langford; mother, Alma Sue Eskue and husband Jerry; mother-in-law, Birdie Loya; daughters, Alicia Walker and husband Eric and Stephanie Langford; son, Jared Thames Langford; sister, Tina Smith Rhone; brother, Richard Smith and wife Katrina; and two granddaughters, Alexis Walker and Abagail Walker.  She is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and her dogs Dash, Susie, and Sadie.

Friends are cordially invited to a visitation with the family from five o’clock until seven o’clock in the evening, on Friday, the 7th day of August 2020 at Central Baptist Church in Crockett.

A funeral service to celebrate Kimberly Langford’s life is to be conducted at half past one o’clock in the afternoon, on Saturday, the 8th day of August 2020, at Central Baptist Church with Bro. John Goss and Bro. Charlie Robinson officiating.  Interment will follow in New Energy Cemetery in Belott, Texas.

Those honored to serve as pallbearers are Jerry Eskue, Jacob Rhone, Cory Smith, Charlie Robinson, Eric Walker, Paul Hicks, and Aiden Robinson.

In lieu of customary remembrances, memorial contributions in Kimberly Langford’s memory can be directed towards the Michelle Lynn Holsey Foundation, P.O. Box 652, Crockett, Texas 75835 or Central Baptist Church, 102 N. 7th Street, Crockett, Texas 75835.

Funeral services for Kimberly Smith Langford are in care of Rhone Funeral Home, 3900 S. State Highway 19, Palestine, Texas.  

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August 7, 2020

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Central Baptist Church
102 N. 7th Street
Crockett, TX 75835

Funeral Service
August 8, 2020

1:30 PM
Central Baptist Church
102 N. 7th Street
Crockett, TX 75835

Interment following funeral service
August 8, 2020

New Energy Cemetery
From Crockett travel NE on State Hwy 21
Belott, TX 75835


Central Baptist Church
102 N. 7th Street, Crockett TX 75835

Michelle Lynn Holsey Foundation
Po Box 652, Crockett TX 75835

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