Starlet Gay Smith McCourry, of Madisonville, passed away on Friday, Jan. 4, 2019. She was a Christian. She formerly worked at Arbogast Fishing Lures in Akron, Ohio. She was proud of her hand painted lures. She later worked at other manufacturing jobs. She was an outstanding floral designer. She loved wildflowers and all things nature, and was a talented singer.

She was 62 years old.

Preceded in death by: her father, Robert Smith.

Survivors include: her husband of 14 years, Jeffery McCourry;

Son, Jordan Everett Shaver of Maryville;

Mother, Shirley Dalton Smith;

Brother, Monty W. Smith of Coker Creek;

Many aunts, uncles and cousins.

The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 11, 2019, at Epperson Church in Coker Creek. A memorial service will follow at 7 p.m., with the Rev. Eddie Kelly officiating.

Arrangements by Biereley-Hale Funeral Home in Madisonville.