Funeral service for Lyla Nichole Smith was June 27, 2020 at Wilson Mortuary Chapel, Salem, with Pastor Bobby Mathis, Rachel Purcell and Terra Smith speaking.
Interment with balloon release was in the Cedar Grove Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Jake Smith, Jason Mayberry, Andrew Mendenhall and Ashton Hafner.
Baby Lyla was born June 13, 2020 in St. Louis to Cody and Terra (Purcell) Smith. She died June 24, 2020 in St. Louis.
Survivors include her parents, Cody and Terra Smith, Salem; grandparents, Rick and Rachel Purcell, Salem; and Joel and Elizabeth Smith, Salem; great-grandparents, Kathleen Owens, Salem; Richard Purcell, Salem; Denise Smith, Salem; and Delbert and Edith Mendenhall, Salem; aunts and uncles, Courtney Smith and husband, Jake, Salem; Emma Purcell, Salem; Jennifer Mayberry and husband, Jason, Salem; Andrew Mendenhall, Salem; and MaDonna Heldenbrand, Highland, Illinois; and many cousins.
Preceding her in death were her great-grandparents, Jewell and Louise Smith, Marcus Marlin and Claude Tuggle.