Nila Louise Smith, age 78 of Lowell, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, January 29, 2013. She is survived by her special Christian friends of 56 years Norma Lemmon and Shirley Carroll; sisters Evelyn Jones and Marge (Charles) Simmons; nieces and nephews Cindy (Randy) Britton, Becky (Peter) Lin, Ruth Jones, Glen (Joy) Jones, Paul Jones, Carolyn (Keith) Riley, Linda Simmons, David (RuthAnn) Simmons and many grand nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at the First Baptist Church, 2275 W. Main St., Lowell. Rev. Jon Pickens and Rev. Burland Margesson officiating. Interment Bailey Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday 2-5 p.m. at Roth-Gerst Funeral Home, 305 N. Hudson, Lowell and Saturday one hour prior to the service at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Michigan, 989 Spaulding SE, Ada MI 49301.