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Alyza Sifford

Alyza Sifford

d. January 28, 2024

   Alyza Tenneil Sifford, 13-month-old daughter of Matt & Jenn Sifford, passed away on Sunday, January 28.

   Alyza was born on December 15, 2022, in New Castle, Indiana. She was a beautiful, happy child who always wanted to be near her siblings. She loved music and dancing, and had recently taken her first steps. She had learned to say “Mom”, “Dad” and “Hi”. She loved animals and was almost ready to say “Cats”, with “Ats” being good enough for the time being. She loved her 2 kittens, Boots and Jasmine

   Alyza will be greatly missed by her parents, Matt & Jenn Sifford; her big brothers & sisters, Branden O’Hara, Seraphim Sifford, Natalie Hemlin, Austin Sifford, Mattias Hemlin, Ryli Bradford, Ryin Bradford and Hailee Sifford; maternal grandparents, Michael & Rebecca O’Hara; paternal grandmother, Shelly Landis; paternal grandfather, Don Sifford; paternal great-grandparents, Tim & Margo Barkhurst; uncle & aunt, Tell & Kelly Sifford; aunt & uncle, Michael & Kate O’Hara.

   Alyza was preceded in death by her paternal grandfather, Robert Landis.

   Public visitation will be held from 1-4 p.m. on Saturday, February 10 at Smith-McQuiston and Webster Funeral Home, 321 US 27 South in Fountain City. 

   Alyza’s family will hold a private service to celebrate her life.  

   In lieu of flowers, please consider a contribution to a memorial fund, the Alyza Sifford Memorial, via the Zelle app and Chase Bank at . Contributions may also be given directly to Matt & Jenn Sifford or by mailing them to Matt & Jenn Sifford, 4795 South Centerville Road, Centerville, IN 47330. Contribution envelopes will be available at the funeral home.

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Saturday, February 10, 2024

1:00 - 4:00 pm (Eastern time)

Smith-McQuiston & Webster Funeral Home

321 US Hwy 27, PO Box 14, Fountain City, IN 47341

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