Barbara L. Smith
Barb age 76, loving wife, mother, and grandmother passed away Friday, January 22, 2016 at McLaren Bay Region Medical Center. She was born on January 26, 1939 in Detroit, Michigan to the late Robert & Evelyn (Peyton) Rast. She married William on April 18, 1997 in Pikeville, Kentucky. He survives her. Barb worked as an office manager for numerous years for a construction company she enjoyed going shopping but most of all spending time with her family and her grandchildren. Surviving besides her husband of 18 years are her children; Mark Simpson, and Matthew Simpson, grandchildren Kali, Kari, Kory, Melissa and Matthew, great grandchildren Allyssa, Ashley, Evan, and Noah, a son-on-law Dan Janko and one sister Bonnie Harris. She was predeceased by her daughter Marla Janko. Per Barbs request cremation has taken place arrangements have been entrusted to the Lee-Ramsay Funeral Home.//?#You can find the complete original obituary on this website.