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Valorie Jean (Sexton) Miersma

February 14, 1953 — September 10, 2022

DeWitt formerly of Elsie

  Valorie Jean Miersma, age 69, of DeWitt, passed away Saturday, September 10, 2022, at The Willows of Okemos.

     A Memorial Service will be held at Smith Family Funeral Homes, Elsie, MI, on Friday, September 16, 2022, at 2:00 P.M., Burial will take place at Ford Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Thursday, September 15, 2022, from 6-8 P.M. at the funeral home.

     Valorie was born in Owosso, Michigan on February 14, 1953, the daughter of Kenneth Floyd and Letha June (Pardee) Sexton. She attended Ovid-Elsie Area Schools.

     Valorie was a beautiful lady inside and out. Her kindness and compassion was the motivation for her life and touched all with whom she came in contact. She had a giving personality that blessed her family and friends. Her bright smile will be remembered by all.

    Valorie's faith provided strength for all that life brought her way. She was a member of Mount Hope Church in Lansing for many years. She had a tremendous passion for music. She was a gifted musician and singer. Valorie loved to express herself through the songs that she wrote and the music she sang and played.   She dedicated herself to raising her children and really was a homebody at heart. She enjoyed working in her flower garden and spending time with her family and friends.

     She is survived by two children: Kevin (Linda) Reha of Laingsburg, MI; and Amanda (Arthur) Villarreal of Zeeland, MI; and seven grandchildren; Tanner Reha, Taylor Reha, Mason Villarreal, Caden Villarreal, Scarlet Villarreal, Trenton Villarreal and Arthur Villarreal, III. She is also survived by six sisters: Lorena (Dave) Isham, Judy George, Helen Huneycutt, Lisa Hudecek, Jenny (Kevin) Oldham, and Roselyn (Ed) Wreggelsworth; two brothers: Eric (Lisa) Sexton, and Ken (Diane) Sexton; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, infant daughter Heather Reha, her sister Charlene Town, and brother Daniel Sexton.

     Memorials may be made to The Salvation Army or McLaren Hospice. Online condolences may be made at www.smithfamilyfuneralhomes.com. The family is being served by Smith Family Funeral Homes, Elsie, Michigan.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Thursday, September 15, 2022

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Smith Family Funeral Homes Elsie

221 E. Main Street, Elsie, MI 48831

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Memorial Service

Friday, September 16, 2022

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

Smith Family Funeral Homes Elsie

221 E. Main Street, Elsie, MI 48831

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Burial

Friday, September 16, 2022

3:00 - 4:00 pm (Eastern time)

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