Racheal Lauren "PíPí" Smith

  • Born: March 31, 1995
  • Died: January 27, 2019
  • Location: Battle Creek, Michigan

Farley Estes Dowdle Funeral Home & Cremation Care

105 Capital Ave NE
Battle Creek, MI 49017

Tel. (269) 962-5527

Tribute & Message From The Family


Message From The Family

Thank you for your support during this difficult time. Please enhance this tribute to Racheal by adding your memories and photos.

Racheal Lauren "PíPí" Smith, age 23, of Battle Creek passed away unexpectedly after a lifelong battle with Diabetes on Sunday evening, January 27, 2019 at the MediLodge of Marshall. She was born in Battle Creek on March 31, 1995, and was the beautiful daughter of Roger L. Smith and Angela M. Basse. Racheal attended Harper Creek Schools and most recently worked as a CNA at various area nursing homes.

Racheal is survived by her "Daddy", Roger (Sherri) Smith of Battle Creek; her brother, Riley (Kaitlyn) Smith of Battle Creek; her cherished niece, Railyn Smith; her mother, Angela (Thomas) Lothamer of Quincy; her grandparents, Ruth Loser, Beverly Smith, Kingsford (Naomi) Basse, and Pamela (Marc) Hiesrodt; her great-grandparents, Charles & Ruth Ames; and several aunts, uncles & cousins. She was preceded in death by her grandfathers, Robert Smith Sr. and Francis Loser; and her uncle, Robert Smith Jr.

Racheal had an amazing voice and loved to sing at Karaoke, singing contests, musical plays or even for family and friends gathered at a park. Family was everything to Racheal and she especially loved spending time with her brother and her precious niece, Railyn, whom she absolutely adored. Racheal had a heart of gold and she loved helping others and animals. Racheal also enjoyed cooking, eating, dogs, dolphins, shopping and was a very talented artist that enjoyed many types of art and adult coloring books. She will truly be missed by all who knew and Love her.

The family will receive friends 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, January 30th at Farley Estes Dowdle Funeral Home & Cremation Care where funeral services to celebrate Racheal's life will be held 1:30 p.m., Thursday, January 31st with Jonathon Barnes, Certified Celebrant, officiating. The family will continue the celebration of Raceal's life with a luncheon at the American Legion Post #298. Memorials directed to the Calhoun County Animal Shelter would be appreciated. Personal messages for the family and/or favorite memories of Racheal may be placed at www.farleyestesdowdle.com.


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Condolence & Memory Journal

So sorry for your loss Rodger hugs and prayers to you and Riley

Posted by Nancy Slater - Grand Rapids, MI - Friend   February 01, 2019

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So sorry for your loss Roger. Hugs and prayers to you and Riley.

Posted by Nancy Slater - Grand Rapids, MI - Friend   February 01, 2019

So sorry to hear about your daughters passing.
God Bless your family, prayers for the family, Leeand Lina Justice

Posted by Lee and Lina Justice - Battle Creek, MI - Friend   February 01, 2019

So sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you.

Posted by Ed VanderVries - Portage, MI - Coworker   January 31, 2019

I can't believe your gone you'll be missed by mine. Rock the heavens with your beautiful voice. I'm blessed to have many memories with you prayers to you and your family and friends.

Posted by Sandra Mason - Battle Creek, MI - Friend   January 31, 2019

Our thoughts & prayers are with you and your family.
Weeping may endure for a night, but joy cometh in the
morning.

Posted by City of Lansing Assessors office L - Lansing, MI - Coworker   January 31, 2019

Our thoughts & prayers are with you and your family.
Weeping may endure for a night, but joy cometh in the
morning.

Posted by City of Lansing Assessors office - Lansing, MI - Coworker   January 31, 2019

Angela-
My thoughts and prayers are with you. May God keep you in his care and give you lifelong comfort for the loss of your daughter.Cherish the memories you have of raising your daughter-those memories no one can take from you.

Posted by Julia Gray - Decatur, MI - Friend   January 30, 2019

Swim with the dolphins beautiful girl! No words can bring comfort at this time of need and sorrow. You are all in my thoughts, heart, and prayers. Peace be with you all.

Posted by Amy Wright - Battle Creek, MI - Friend   January 30, 2019

I am so srry for your loss. Words can't describe how i feel. I love you all.

Posted by Phillip Huxley-kelley - Battle creek, MI - Family Friend   January 29, 2019

Our thoughts & prayers are with you and your family.
Weeping may endure for a night, but joy cometh in the
morning.

Posted by City of Lansing Assessors office - Lansing, MI - Coworker   January 29, 2019

I'm so sorry for your loss of a beautiful young Lady,Daughter and Sister. Prayers for your peace and strength at this heartbreaking time.

Posted by Pamela Kelley - Battle Creek, MI - Friend   January 29, 2019

I was really excited to have u come down to texas and have a cousin around but the good lord took u. U are in no more pain and watching over us now. Love u and rip to my cousin.

Posted by Dalana Daley - Houston, TX - Family   January 29, 2019

Roger,
I am so, so, sorry for your loss. My heart and prayers go out to you and your family.

Robin

Posted by Robin Wright - Lansing, MI   January 29, 2019

Roger and Riley,

I'm so sorry you are going through all of this. I pray for God to comfort you both in this time of great loss.

Love you all!
Sandy Young

Posted by Sandra Young - Potterville, MI - Family Friend   January 29, 2019

May the God of all comfort sustain your family during the days ahead Psalms 119:76

Posted by A friend   January 29, 2019

I am so sorry for your loss Angela. Prayers for you and your family.

Posted by Monica Roon - Kalamazoo, MI - Friend   January 29, 2019

Angie,
I'm so very sorry for your loss of such a beautiful daughter! ZMay God's loving arms wrap around you, Riley, Roger and Tom and bring you comfort and peace!!

Posted by Michelle Waller - Flint, MI - Friend   January 28, 2019


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