Karla R. French 52, of St. Louis, Missouri passed away on Sunday, February 12, 2012. Mrs. French was born on March 2, 1959 a daughter of Carl Smick of Carlyle, IL and the late Sharon (Lewis) Karius. Mrs. French worked in customer service for many years. She was a member of Grace Point Church in Granite City, IL. In addition to her father she is survived by her beloved husband David French of St. Louis, MO; daughter Selena French of St. Louis, MO; son David French Jr. of St. Louis, MO; sisters Deborah Smick of Granite City, IL, Cynthia Shoe of Piedmont, MO; brothers Keith Smick of Chicago, IL; Todd Karius of Granite City, IL; extended family and friends.