Jeanne Marie Smith, 75
Jeanne Marie Smith, 75, of Allegan passed away on Dec. 8, 2015, at Borgess Hospital in Kalamazoo. Jeanne was born on March 10, 1940, in Allegan the daughter of Lyle and Thelma (Thompson) Smith.
Jeanne was a blessed addition to the Smith household. She was one of the first children to pass through Precious Acres Recreational and Educational Program for the Developmentally Disabled. Later, Jeanne became involved with the Sheltered Workshop and enjoyed her time there and the people she encountered. In her spare time, she loved to embroider and spend time with family.
Jeanne was truly a special person and will be missed.
Jeanne is survived by her two brothers, John and Susan Smith and Dan and Linda Smith; three sisters, Linda Tooker and Mike Melms, Marietta "Weeze" Stoughton and Ray Evert and Carol and George Hoffman; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Lyle and Thelma Smith.
A memorial service to celebrate Jeanne's life will be Tuesday, Dec. 15, at 11 a.m. at Gorden Funeral Residence, Allegan Chapel. Private interment will be at Miner Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Wings of Hope Hospice, 530 Linn St., Allegan, MI 49010.
Arrangements are being provided by Gorden Funeral Residence, Allegan Chapel, www.gordenfuneral.com.