Raelin Jo Sumpter

Raelin Jo Sumpter

Raelin Jo Sumpter, daughter of Desirae Sumpter, was born at 6:32 p.m. on October 22, 2012 at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines, Iowa. She entered this world at six pounds, 6.7 ounces and was 18.5 inches long. 

Raelin may not have lived a long life but she was loved by all who knew her. Raelin passed away at 4:00 p.m. on August 5, 2013 in her home surrounded by a loving family.

Those left to cherish her memory include her mother, Desirae Sumpter of Mount Ayr; Grandparents Christel and Papa Steve Scarlett; Aunt Frankie Scarlett and Uncle Tristen Scarlett; Great Grandma Carmen Sumpter of Bayfield, CO; Great Grandpa Rodger Sumpter of Bakersfield, CA; numerous Aunts, Uncles and Cousins who loved her. She will be in our hearts forever.

Raelin was preceded in death by her Great-Grandma Ginny Morgan of Ottumwa; Great-Grandpa Benny Scarlett of Ottumwa; Great-Grandpa Frank Forney; Great-Great-Grandpa Leo Maser of Waterloo.

The family of Raelin would like to thank the men and women of Care Initiatives Hospice and Iowa Methodist Blank Hospital for all the love and care they gave to Desirae and Raelin. 

Services were held at the Watson- Armstrong Funeral Home in Mount Ayr, Wednesday, August 7, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. Pastor Matthew Novotny officiated.  Pallbearers were Steve Scarlett and Tristen Scarlett. Honorary pallbearers were Frankie Scarlett, Grandma Christel Scarlett and Great Grandma Carmen Sumpter. 

Memorials may be made to Desirae Sumpter at the Watson-Armstrong Funeral Home.  

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