Dalton --- Makayla A. Derk of 9949 Oakland Street went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Monday, December 23, 2019 in her home. She was born on August 11, 2006 in Dansville, a daughter of Andrew Derk and Abbigail Dexter.
Makayla was currently enrolled at Letchworth Central School where she participated in the school chorus. She also attended the Hume Baptist Church and always brought flowers for Wednesday night prayer meeting.
She loved Jesus Christ, all types of flowers, feeding the birds in her multiple bird feeders, listening to music, playing school and acting as the teacher in her room and was always concerned for others.
Surviving in addition to her mother and step-father, Abbigail (Michael) Hatfield and her father are her siblings, Jacob Cobin, Michael Hatfield Jr., Aleigha Hatfield all of Dalton, her Paternal Grandmother, Susan Derk of Hunt, her Maternal Grandmother, Sharee (Ronald) McGonigle of Wellsville, her Maternal Grandfather, Robert (Chris Ann Stewart) Dexter of Arkport, two uncles, Anthony Derk of Dalton, Joe Dexter of York and a cousin, Jerry Cartwright.
Family and friends may gather from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm and from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm on Sunday, December 29, 2019 at the Kopler-Williams Funeral Home, 21 N. Genesee Street, Fillmore. A funeral service will be held on Monday, December 30, 2019 at 11:00 am in the Hume Baptist Church. Pastor Joel Stroud will officiate. Burial will be in Short Tract Cemetery, Short Tract.
Memorials if desired to: Hume Baptist Church, PO Box 87, Hume, NY 14745
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