Ms. Kayla Renee Smith Johnson, 31, and her unborn son, Memphis Kade Teal, of Tallassee, passed away February 19, 2019. She was born July 25, 1987. Funeral service will be Friday. February 22, at 2 p.m. at Linville Memorial Funeral Home with Pastor Michael F. Lusk officiating. The family will receive friends from 12 noon until service time at the funeral home. She is survived by her mother, Tracy A. Connell; fathers, Joseph F. Smith and Kenneth W. Birge; fiancé, Richard A. Teal; stepchildren, Brantley, Avery and Sky Teal; stepchildren, Brantley, Avery and Sky Teal; siblings, Brittany Smith, Melody Bonny, Amber Rollen and Brandon Smith; grandparents, Harry C. Jones and Catherine Birge; her nephew, with whom she had a special bond, Camden Williams; and a loving extended family. She is preceded in death by her grandmother, Carleta Boyd and grandfather, Orville Birge. Kayla was a graduate of Tallassee High School Class of 2005. She served and retired from the United States Air Force. She was employed with Alabama Department of Forensic Sciences. She enjoyed shopping, watching TV; posting on Facebook and spending time with her family. Online condolences at


Linville Memorial Funeral Home

Eclectic, Alabama


Sign A Guestbook

Offer a personal message of sympathy...

By sharing a fond memory or writing a kind tribute, you will be providing a comforting keepsake to those in mourning. If you have an existing account with this site, you may log in with that below. Otherwise, you can create an account by clicking on the Log in button below, and then register to create your account.

(0) entries

Sign the guestbook.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.