DATE OF BIRTH: 17 Jan 1905 Hope, Bartholomew Co., IN DATE OF DEATH: 13 Jun 1977 Franklin, Johnson Co., IN Edinburgh Tri-County Enterprise 22 Jun 1977 SMILEY RITES WERE THURSDAY Charles Kenneth Smiley, 72, Edinburg route 1, died Monday afternoon at Johnson County Memorial Hospital in Franklin. He was a member of Hope Moravian Church and was retired from New York Central Railroad in 1967. Funeral services were conducted at 10:30 a.m. Thursday Eskin Funeral Home in Edinburg. Burial was at Rest Haven Cemetery. Pallbearers were Joe Brown, Glenn Horn, Dean Miller, Charles Morton, Jack Miller, and Albert Gelfius. Smiley was born Jan. 17, 1905, in Hope to Russell and Ona Cotner Smiley. He married Mary Elizabeth McClure in 1926 who died. He then married Marie N. Martin in 1959 who survives. Other survivors include a daughter, Joan Perritt of Indianapolis; a stepdaughter, Betty Miller of Edinburg; a stepson, Charles A. Martin of Columbus; two sisters, Juanita Walton of Edinburg and Madelon Miller of Columbus; 13 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two children, Charles O. Smiley and Constance Leffler.
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