Nita Lou (Kinser) Smith
Nita was born on January 9, 1972 in Seguin, TX, to Wally and Juanita Kinser. Nita graduated from Buffalo High School in 1990, where she was an avid and accomplished athlete and excelled to become an Oklahoma State Champion hurdler. She also played basketball, softball, ran track and was a member of the show choir. Upon graduation she attended Southwestern Oklahoma State University. On November 26, 1993 she married, Jerry Lynn Smith in Woodward, OK together they had a son, Brodi Dean Smith. Jerry and Nita moved to Little Elm, Texas where Nita continued her work with Mutual of Omaha Insurance Company until her health would no longer allow. Jerry became a professional airline pilot and currently flies for a fractional ownership company flying corporate jets. Brodi attends the Frisco school district and plays baseball with the Wakeland Wolverines. Those who knew Nita loved her free spirit, sense of humor, and upbeat personality. Despite her 9 year battle with cancer, she never complained, always had a positive attitude and was a cancer warrior. Her son, Brodi, was the light of her life. She delighted in watching him play baseball. His teammates knew they always had a cheering section when Nita was on the sidelines. She loved dabbling in arts and crafts, decorating cakes, bicycling, running and the great outdoors. She also had an obsession with shoes! She was preceded in death by her father, Wally Kinser, Grandmother Eva LaMunyon, Grandparents, Lloyd & Violet Kinser. She went home to be with her Heavenly Father on Monday, March 18, 2013 at the age of 41 at the Tulsa Cancer Treatment Center after a lengthy battle with cancer. She is survived by her husband, Jerry and son Brodi of Little Elm, TX; mother, Juanita Kinser of Buffalo; 100 year old grandfather, Elmore LaMunyon of Buffalo; three brothers, Troy & Debbie Stone of Kinsley, KS, Clay & Rhonda Stone of Emporia, KS, and Rodney & Lesley Harrod of Texas, a multitude of aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews, in-laws and hosts of dear and loving friends, all of whom will miss her dearly. Services will be held at the First Baptist Church in Buffalo, OK on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 10:30am. Funeral services are in the care of Wilkinson Funeral Home of Buffalo. Interment will be at the Pleasant Valley Cemetery following the services where she will be at rest next to her father who preceded her in death. In lieu of flowers friends and family have established a college fund for Brodi Smith at the Oklahoma State Bank P.O. Box 70 Buffalo, OK 73834, or at the Wilkinson Funeral Home P.O. Box 302 Buffalo, OK 73834.