Smith, Mikayla

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Mikayla Marie Smith, 17, of Fayette,  Ohio, died Aug. 25, 2013, at Fulton County Health Center in Wauseon, Ohio.

She was born Dec. 7, 1995, in Wauseon, to Joshua Smith and Jennifer (Mapes) Goble.

Mikayla was a senior at Fayette High School, a member of the Class of 2014. She was attending her second year at Four County Career Center in Archbold, where she was majoring in health careers. She was an active and award-winning athlete who participated in volleyball, basketball and softball. She was a member of HOSA at Four County and attended True North Church in Wauseon. She enjoyed bonfires and spending time with her friends, family and cousins.

Mikayla is survived by her parents, Josh (and Marie Sorgenfrie) of Fayette, and Jennifer (and John) Goble also of Fayette; brothers, Xander Goble, J.C. Smith and Skyler Smith of Fayette; a sister, Janaye Smith; paternal uncles, Brad (and Vera) Smith of Florida, and Jason (and Lynnette) Smith of Fayette; maternal aunts and uncles, Katie (and Brooke) Thatcher of Wauseon, Adam Mapes (and Erica Lopez) of Fayette, Mary (and Donnie) Alcock of Morenci, Mich., Stephanie (and Mike) Sager of Fayette, Stacie (and Ken) Ramay of Fayette, and Sasha Shell of California; maternal grandparents, Bill and Sally Mapes of Fayette, and Sheila Mapes of Fayette; paternal grandparents, Dan and Jill Smith of Fayette; and several cousins.

She was preceded in death by paternal grandparents, Sherry Smith, Bus and Virginia Colegrove, and Art and Mary Ellen Smith; maternal grandparents, Tony and Barbara Ashby, and Ken and Marie Mapes; and two cousins in infancy, Daryn Kessler and Shelby Youtzy.

Funeral services are planned at 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 30, at Fayette Church of the Nazarene, with Pastor Rex Stump officiating. Interment will follow in Pleasant View Union Cemetery in Fayette. Visitation is scheduled from 2 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Fayette Church of the Nazarene.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, Team K-Bob, or the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP).

Arrangements were handled by Eagle Funeral Home-Barrett Chapel in Fayette. 

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