Karolyn Kaye Eernisse, 75, died on Nov. 9, 2020, in Bryan.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Nov. 14 at Sneed Funeral Chapel in Lampasas, with visitation an hour prior. Interment will follow at Kempner City Cemetery. Karolyn was born July 19,

Karolyn was born July 19, 1945 in Killeen to Jerome and Nelda Blackwell.

She was a Texas A&M graduate and spent most of her career as a lab technician for Texas A&M. She also was a member of the Church of Christ and loved her family dearly.

Karolyn was preceded in death by her father and a son, Darrell Smith.

She is survived by her mother, Nelda Blackwell; son Spencer Smith and fiancee Alyssa Yates of Bryan; daughter-in-law, Debbie Smith; sisters Sheila Blackwell Hood Eaken and husband Ken of Boise, Idaho, and Glenda Cochran of Arlington, Texas; grandchildren Dustin Smith and wife Karleigh, and Dacey Smith and fiance Mickey Wiggins; a great-grandchild, Leighton; and three nieces and three nephews.