Carolyn R. Smiley

November 11, 2015

Carolyn R. Smiley, 73 passed away peacefully at 3 p.m. on November 11, 2015. She was born to the late John and Melva (Neice) Davids on February 25, 1942.  Carolyn graduated from Frankfort High School in 1960.  Carolyn married her best friend Albert W. Smiley on May 10, 1962 at Fort Sill, OK and he survives. Carolyn’s life passion was caring for and loving Albert, her children, and grandchildren. When Carolyn was not sitting at her sewing machine singing, she could be found baking sweet treats and wonderful meals. Carolyn was a lifelong member of the Clinton Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star.

Visitation and Services

Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Friday, November 13, 2015 at Goodwin Funeral Home with an Order of Eastern Star Service at 7:30 p.m. Services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, November 14th at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Kilmore Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to St. Elizabeth Hospice.

Survived by:

her loving husband Albert, two daughters, Angela Hoshaw (Devin) of Lafayette, IN, Lisa Mitchell (Neal) of Frankfort, IN, one son, Robert “Butch” Smiley (Velma) of Wolcott, IN, as well as three grandchildren she adored, Brittany Lewis (Letteer) of Chicago, IL, Caleb Robertson (fiancé Hannah Pierce) of Lafayette, IN, and Erand Hoshaw of Mulberry, IN and two step-grandchildren, Austin & Brittany Gonzales of Wolcott, IN. She also leaves behind two brothers, John Davids (Jan) of Frankfort, IN and Robert Davids (Stephanie) of Anderson, IN.

Preceded by:

parents and four sisters, Rosemary, Hazel, Wilma and Ruby.


Leave your Condolences

18 Condolences for “Carolyn R. Smiley”

  1. Don Atwood, Jr. November 12, 2015 at 1:49 pm

    Al, Angie, Lisa, Butch and families:
    So sorry for you loss. My family’s thoughts and prayers are with you. May God bless you all. Don Atwood

  2. Debbie Hardebeck November 12, 2015 at 7:02 pm

    My friend Lisa, there are never any words anyone can say to bring you comfort in this time of sorrow of the loss here on earth of your Mother. I am so happy to have known your parents, they both were so much in love. Your mother’s laughter & her smile lit up any room she was in. My prays go out to your entire family. May you all press into one another & know that God will send his comfort and peace beyond ALL understanding as he has filled his house with the welcoming of a most perfect angel. I love you all and I shall be there for whatever you all need for ever and always, much love, Debbie & Bob

  3. Becky & Rodney Thies & Family November 12, 2015 at 7:11 pm

    I am so sorry for the loss of your mom, Lisa. She was such a warm and loving woman. She’s flying with the angels now! Our love goes out to all of you.

  4. Larry & Pat Reed November 12, 2015 at 7:17 pm

    So sorry to hear this. Always liked it when we ran into your mom and dad and we always caught up on you kids! She was a good person and will be missed! So many memories !!!!

  5. Chuck and Donna Toney November 12, 2015 at 7:46 pm

    So sorry for your loss. Hugs and prayers for your family.

    Chuck and Donna Toney

  6. Mike Ludwig November 12, 2015 at 7:51 pm

    My condolences and sympathies to everyone
    All my Love
    Mike Ludwig

  7. Natalie Atkinson November 12, 2015 at 7:58 pm

    My deepest regrets for your loss. Thinking of you during this difficult time, and praying for peace.
    Natalie Atkinson (Dr. A)

  8. Erilda and Ron Coleman November 13, 2015 at 5:33 am

    Dearest Family,
    Our hearts are so saddened to hear of the passing of Carolyn. So many fond memories of going to the skating rink in our younger years. Please accept our deepest sympathy for your loss. Know you will miss her dearly. She was a sweetheart of a lady. May God wrap His loving arms around you and give you strength and comfort. God Bless. Ron and Erilda – Foley, AL.

  9. Barb & Wayne Fausett November 13, 2015 at 8:24 am

    Al and Family…..
    We are so sorry to hear of Carolyn’s passing. May God give you peace and comfort your hearts in your loss. We will be keeping you all in prayer. Carolyn was such a wonderful person, a friend to all. She will be missed.

  10. Jim & Gloria Hite November 13, 2015 at 8:25 am

    Sorry to hear of loss of Carolyn to the Davids and Smiley families. Had many good times at skating. She also was a good seamstress. GOD BLESS all her family and may she rest in the arms of the LORD.

  11. Angie Lowery November 13, 2015 at 9:22 am

    It just doesn’t seem possible. I am so sorry for your loss.

  12. Mike Nease November 13, 2015 at 10:31 am

    Prayers and sympathies to the family. Cousin, I’m saddened but Christ has a plan for everything …Heaven has truly gained another Angel!

  13. Paula Miller November 13, 2015 at 12:29 pm

    Carolyn Sweet Carolyn!!! You will be missed. You were a great Lady from a sincere family!!!
    Prayers for all.

  14. Diane Mohler November 13, 2015 at 4:01 pm

    So sorry for your loss, my thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of grief. May your memories bring you comfort.

  15. Teresa Foley November 13, 2015 at 7:42 pm

    Angie and family, so sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

  16. Blake, Bob, & Mary Richarrds November 14, 2015 at 8:16 am

    Lisa & family, so sorry for the loss of your mother. She & your dad were always friendly & enjoy talking with them.
    Our thoughts & prayers are with you.

  17. Alan Gish November 15, 2015 at 2:19 pm

    Al, I was so sorry to hear about Carolyn, you are in my thoughts at this difficult time. Sincerely, Alan

  18. Britney W. November 15, 2015 at 4:41 pm

    I am so sorry for your loss, keeping your family in my thoughts and prayers!

    Britney Wotherspoon

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