Life Story / Obituary
Glenda Smith, age 59, of Fennville, passed away Sunday, May 27, 2018. Glenda was born January 10th, 1959 in Altus, Oklahoma. She was the third daughter of Richard and Ruby Smith. The Smith Family settled in Fennville, Michigan in the spring of 1960. Glenda attended and graduated from Allegan Area Intermediate School District. In her youth, Glenda enjoyed participating in the Special Olympics. Later in life she enjoyed volunteering her time at Saint Peter’s Church in Douglas, MI where she helped with the Senior Lunches. Glenda loved cuddling and playing with babies of all shapes and sizes, including the furry, four legged ones. Her one of a kind hugs and infectious laugh will be missed by those who knew and loved her. Glenda is survived by her parents Richard and Ruby Smith of Fennville, four sisters, Barb(Pat) Borst of Fennville, Lois(Bill) Beekman of Fremont, Donna(Glenn) Smith of Saline and Debbie(Jim) Sprouse of Fennville. Nieces and Nephews Patrick, Joe, Rick, Lindsay, Phillip, Jonathan, Jennifer and many great nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her grandparents along with a nephew, Christopher Glenn Smith. Visitation will be 2-4 pm Wednesday (May 30) at the Dykstra Funeral Home-Saugatuck Chapel. Graveside services will be 10 am Thursday (May 31) at Douglas Cemetery, with the Rev. Glenn Smith officiating.