Kimbra Sue Palfini, 55, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on June 24, 2017 after battling a long illness.

She was born on June 23, 1962 in Yreka, California to Everet and Madeline Smith of Mount Shasta, California. Kimbra was a lifelong resident of Mount Shasta.

She is survived by her parents; three children: Stephanie and Erika of Chico, California and Aaron of Redding, California; her sister, Cindy Bryant of Redding, California; her niece and god-daughter, Elizabeth Manfredi of Redding, California; her nephew Michael Manfredi of Dunsmuir, California; and several other nieces and nephews.

Kimbra was a beloved daughter, sister, mother, god-mother and aunt, and had countless friends who loved her dearly. She touched many people throughout her life and will be deeply missed by all.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Friday, June 30 at 11 a.m. at the First Baptist Church, 812 Lassen Lane in Mount Shasta; with a reception to follow.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Madrone Hospice, 255 Collier Circle, Yreka, CA 96097.

Girdner Funeral Chapel is assisting the family

with arrangements. Online condolences can be made at girdnerfuneralchapel.com.