Karen Darnell Svette passed away Thursday at Johnson City Medical Center peacefully with family.

She was a kindhearted woman.

She was raised on a farm and graduated from Chuckey-Doak High School.

She and her husband have lived and experienced many things.

She is survived by her husband: Doug Sevette; stepchildren: Josh Svette, and Ashley Svette and friend Robin Childress; a brother: Ronnie (Connie) Darnell; a sister: Tammy Darnell; brothers-in-law: Dwayne (Kim) Svette and Bill Svette; aunts: Betty and Bob Cutshall, Mary Ruth and Butch Teglas, Alyne Cutshaw and Judy Wren; her mother: June (Dick) Singleton; and many grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her father: Ralph Darnell; and mother-in-law: Virginia Svette.

The family will receive friends from 4-6 p.m. Saturday at Jeffers Funeral & Cremation Service, Afton chapel. The funeral will follow at 6 p.m. in Jeffers Afton Chapel with the Rev. Lynn Neas officiating.

Thoughts and memories may be shared with the family at www.jeffersmortuary.com.