Beatrice Alma Smiley, 87, of Florissant, Mo., formerly of Leachville, died Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2004, at St. John's Mercy Hospital in St. Louis. Born at Gideon, Mo., she was the daughter of the late William and Lela Neighbors and the widow of Elmer Smiley.
She is survived by three daughters, Frances Humphreys of Alexandria, La., Olivia Donnan of Florissant, Mo., and Brenda Siley of Long Beach, Calif.; 17 grandchildren, 32 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Barbara Richards.
The funeral was held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Howard Funeral service Chapel in Leachville with Dr. James Donnan officiating. Burial was in the Leachville Cemetery.