Age 59, passed away April 19, 2022. She was born August 18, 1962, in Columbia, Missouri, to Leonard and Carol Kinyon. Shawna grew up in Holister, Missouri. After graduating from high school, she joined the U.S. Army. When she moved to Michigan, she worked to help people with developmental disabilities, then worked for McLaren Hospital. Shawna loved animals, she enjoyed crocheting and collecting knick-knacks. Shawna loved spending time with her husband, her boys and her granddaughter. The activity wasn’t important, as long as she was with them.
Surviving are: her husband of 40 years, Michael Smith; sons, James (Jennifer) Smith, Zachary Smith, and Gregg White; granddaughter, Ava Grace Sheets-Smith; brother, Leonard Kinyon; and a very special cousin, Teresa (Rick) Behle.
The funeral service will be held at 3:00 p.m. Monday, April 25, 2022, at the Estes-Leadley Holt/Delhi Chapel, where military honors will be provided by the U.S. Army. Her family will receive friends at the funeral home from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. Sunday, and one hour prior to the funeral service on Monday.