Corey Lynn Smith, age 28, of Wauseon, Ohio, passed away peacefully, Wednesday morning, January 20, 2016, in her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born on July 4, 1987, in Sylvania, Ohio to Phillip and Tara (Francis) Raye.
Corey worked for the Fulton County MRDD. She was very active in sports growing up, with softball being her favorite. Corey's greatest joy in life was spending time with her two daughters, Kylee and Raegan.
Corey is survived by her loving daughters, Kylee Lynn and Raegan Jean Smith; mother, Tara Raye; siblings, Alisha Anne (Rueben) Myers, Amber Tadsen, and Staci Raye; nieces and nephews, Cohen, Keria Jo, Wyatte, Haylee, Seth, and Silas; maternal grandmother, Nira Lee (Robert) VanGunten; and the father of her children, Charles Anthony Smith.
Corey was preceded in death by her father, Phillip Raye; and grandparents, Marge (Leonard) Raye and James (Kathy) Francis.
A memorial gathering to celebrate Corey’s life will be held on Saturday, January 30th at 13416 Lyons Highway in Sand Creek, Michigan.
The family would like to extend a special thanks to all of Corey’s co-workers at Fulton County MRDD for all they have done for her.
Memorial contributions may be made to the family c/o Kylee and Raegan Smith.
Residence: Wauseon, Ohio
Memorial Gathering: Saturday, January 30th at 2:00 pm at 13416 Lyons Highway in Sand Creek, Michigan