Carol L. Smith

NORWAY – Carol L. Smith, 66, of Norway, died Saturday, May 31, 2014, at ManorCare Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Kingsford.

She was born on Nov. 4, 1947, in Van Wert, Ohio, the daughter of Roy and Doris (Williamson) Taylor.

Carol married Frederick Smith on Oct. 29, 1977, in Newberry.

She enjoyed baking, gardening, artwork, her animals, being in the sun and outdoors and especially spending time with friends.

Carol was commissioned by the Timberman’s Association for her artwork for many years and had sold other wildlife art all over the United States.

Carol is survived by her husband of 37 years Fred; her mother, Doris Taylor; brothers, Mike (Debbie) Taylor, Jeff (Kathy) Taylor and Charles (Lori) Taylor; sister, Kathy (Ron) St. Laurent; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her son Rob Roy Beaver and her father Roy Taylor.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, June 3, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Ortman Funeral Home in Norway.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, June 4, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Evangelical Covenant Church in Norway.

Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday at 10 a.m. at the church, with Rev. James Danielson, pastor, presiding.

Condolences to the family of Carol may be expressed online at

Arrangements announced by the Ortman Funeral Home in Norway.