|Birth: ||Jul. 1, 2005|
|Death: ||Mar. 15, 2011|
Makayla liked balloons (especially water balloons), princesses, camping and swimming. She loved school. In April 2010, she was diagnosed with brain cancer. After a hard battle with the illness, Makayla died Tuesday, March 15, 2011, with her family at her side, at the age of 5. She was a member of Faith Reformed Church, Rock Valley, Iowa, and loved Jesus.
Left to treasure Makayla's memory are
Her parents: Darin & Krista Smith
Siblings: Treyton & Kaelyn
Grandparents: Drew & Sharla Smith, Dennis Netten, Judy Netten
Great-grandparents: Roger & Dorothy Smith; Gary & JoAnn Van Beek; Jeanette Netten; Peter Begeman
"Life is not about waiting for the storm to pass, it's about dancing in the rain."
On front of headstone:
Daddy's Sunshine - Bravest Big Sister
On back of headstone:
Life is not about waiting for the storm to pass,
it's about DANCING IN THE RAIN.
Cherished Granddaughter - God's Precious Princess!
Valley View Cemetery
Created by: Jeffery J.
Record added: Mar 22, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 67291778