Jayden Nicole Kirksey, 22 months, of East Alton, passed away on Wednesday, March 12, 2014, at her residence.
She was born on April 24, 2012, in Alton, the daughter of Paul Kirksey of Wood River and Sylvia Rogers and Darrell Smith III of East Alton, and they survive.
Other survivors include one brother, Joseph Frazier of East Alton; her maternal grandparents, Glen Rogers of Godfrey and Audrey Stewart of Wood River; her paternal grandparents, Debra and Rick Kelley of Roxana and Ronald and Lisa Kirksey of Godfrey; her maternal great-grandparents, Glen and Sandra Rogers Sr. of Godfrey and Woodrow and Sharon Stewart of Arizona; her paternal great-grandma, Marilyn Law of Wood River.
She was preceded in death by her paternal great-grandpa, Mike McClellan and her paternal great-grandma, Mary Nordback.
In celebration of her life, visitation was 2 p.m. to 6 p.m on Sunday, March 16, 2014, at Pitchford Funeral Home in Wood River. Funeral services were at 10 a.m. on Monday, March 17, 2014, at the funeral home. The Rev. Tim Naylor will officiate. Burial will follow at Rose Lawn Memory Gardens in Bethalto.
Memorials are suggested to the Cerebral Palsy Foundation and will be accepted at the funeral home.
Online guestbook available at www.pitchfordfuneralhome.com.