Eileen SmileyClinton, AR, 1930 - 2020
Eileen Smiley, 90, beloved mother, grandmother, aunt, great aunt, and friend to so many people, went to her heavenly home on October 7, 2020. Eileen was born March 19, 1930, to Olen McKinley and Essie Viola (Parks) McCormac, in Dennard, Ark.
Eileen was predeceased by her beloved husband, Loyal Smiley; and son, John Franklin Smiley; sisters, Wanda June, Mary Jane (Bob) Dulaney; brothers, Raymond Jackson (Jack); Dorris (Dick) Morris, and Carl Dean (Charlie) McCormac.
Eileen is survived by daughter, Catherine Smiley (Walter Shurtenburger) of Key West, Fla.; granddaughter, Camille Smiley (Adam Bernbach) of Washington, D.C.; grandson, Daniel Smiley (Rachael Schaffner) of Fayetteville, Ark.; sisters, Sally Workman of Richardson, Texas, and Ruth Bruce of Alread, Ark.; sisters-in-law, Gloria McCormac of Sacramento, Calif., Carrol McCormac of Clinton, Ark. She will be greatly missed by her numerous nieces and nephews and grandnieces and nephews and a host of relatives and friends.
Eileen graduated from Clinton High School and attended Arkansas Tech. She met the love of her life, Loyal Smiley in Dennard and they married in 1951. Eileen retired from Clinton State Bank.
Eileen was trustworthy, a wonderful cook, gardener, and avid birdwatcher. She loved her family and home more than anything. We are so blessed to have had her here on earth for 90 wonderful years.
Services at Roller McNutt Funeral Home, Clinton, Ark. Visitation is at Roller McNutt Funeral Home in Clinton, Ark., on Wednesday, October 14, 2020, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., and funeral services will be on Thursday, October 15, 2020, at 2 p.m., at the funeral home. We are complying with the Arkansas Department of Health guidelines and limiting indoor funeral and visitation attendance to 66 percent of facility capacity at one time. All attendees must provide and wear their own masks before entering. In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting donations be made to Alzheimer's Research at Mayo Clinic Research Department of Development, 200 1st SW, Rochester, Minn., 59906, or at www.mayoclinic.org
Published October 13, 2020
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Roller McNutt Funeral Home
P.O. Box 177, 1902 Hwy 65 South, Clinton, AR