of Big Flat, AR
October 28, 1925 - January 6, 2020
Susie Pearl Smith Wiley, age 94 of Big Flat, Arkansas passed from this life on Monday, January 6th, 2020 at her home. She was born in Cherry Valley, Arkansas on October 28th, 1925 to Benjamin Franklin Smith and Saddie Louellen Starks Smith.Susie was a strong Christian lady who loved to attend church wherever she could find an open door. As her health failed she could often be found playing solitaire, praying and singing praises to her Lord. Susie's hard work ethic and sharp mind helped her raise eleven children. She not only was a wonderful mother but was an excellent teacher, turning every game into a learning tool. Her presence will be greatly missed by those close to her.Survivors include her children, Norma Sue Griffy Penny of Booneville, MO, Patricia Diane Griffy Minga of Jonesboro, Fern M. Wiley Werger of Big Flat, Katie Mae Wiley Stevens (Lloyd) of Jonesboro, William Franklin Wiley of Dexter, MO, James Alferd Wiley of Big Flat, John Therman Wiley of MO, Thomas Wayne Wiley of Dexter, MO, Howard Dean Wiley of Puxico, MO, Henry Roy Wiley of Lafayette, LA and Michael Lee Wiley (Tracy Holloway) of Mammoth Springs;; nineteen grandchildren; twenty-six great grandchildren; and eight great-great grandchildren.Susie is preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 47 years, William Joseph Wiley; one child, Joe Herman Wiley; grandchildren, Billy Joe Wiley and John Wesley Wiley; great-grandchild, Brandy Lynn Honeycutt; and siblings, Dorothy Smith and husband David, Charlie Smith and wife Bertha, John Smith and wife Dora Faye, E.A Smith (age 5), Irene Smith (age 4), Ramond Smith (age 3), William Smith (age 1) and one infant Smith.Funeral services for Susie will be 10:00 AM Saturday, January 11th, 2020 at Big Flat Assembly of God Church with Katie Stevens officiating. Visitation will be 9:00 till 10:00 AM preceding the service. Burial will be 3:30 PM Saturday, January 11th, 2020 at McDaniel Cemetery in Jonesboro, Arkansas. Pallbearers will be Trampis McCoy, Levi McCoy, Jason Werger, Wesley McCoy, Jeff Reed and Chad Smith. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to help pay the funeral cost for Susie.