Name: Marcella Coit
Given Name: Marcella
Birth: 4 May 1924 in Saybrook (McLean) Illinois
Death: 11 Jan 2007 in Normal (McLean) Illinois (see OBIT)
Burial: East Lawn Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Bloomington (McLean) Illinois
Change Date: 16 Jun 2013 at 13:14
BLOOMINGTON - Marcella Smiley , 82, of Bloomington died at 11:45 p.m. Thursday (Jan. 11, 2007) at Heritage Manor, Normal.
Her service will be at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Beck Memorial Home, Bloomington, with the Rev. Tim George officiating. Burial will be in East Lawn Memorial Gardens, Bloomington.
Visitation will be from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Fairway Knolls, Church of the Nazarene, Bloomington.
She was born May 4, 1924, at Saybrook, a daughter of Alfred Jay and Naomi Ruth Heavilin Coit . She married Alfred Smiley on Sept. 21, 1946, in Bloomington. He died March 23, 2003. They were married 57 years.
Survivors include a son, Gailen (Marci) Smiley of Normal; a daughter, Florence Smiley of Bloomington; grandchildren, Mathew and Michael of Normal; and a brother, Ronald J. (Geneva) Coit of Bloomington
She was preceded in death by her parents; one daughter, Cassandra (Sandy) Smiley ; and two brothers, Jack Coit and Bill Coit .
She was the longest active member of Fairway Knolls, Church of the Nazarene, Bloomington. She had 13 years of education. Throughout life she worked at State Farm Insurance Cos., for the city of Bloomington as a school crossing guard and at Model Paris Dry Cleaners.
She will be loved and missed by all and especially by her true companion, her dog, Hannah Marie.
-The Pantagraph (Bloomington, ILLINOIS),
January 14, 2007
Alfred Smiley b: 26 Jun 1924 in Bloomington (McLean) Illinois
21 Sep 1946
in Bloomington (McLean) Illinois
- Change Date:
15 Sep 2010
- Living Smiley
- Living Smiley
- Cassandra Jean "Sandra" Smiley b: 16 Dec 1955 in Bloomington (McLean) Illinois