Eileen Rosemary Stiles, 88, of Alton, passed away at 7:25 a.m. Monday, Aug. 17, 2015, at St. Clare’s in Alton.
She was born Feb. 14, 1927, in England, the daughter of the late Joseph and Lillian (Worth) Powell.
She married Ralph C. Stiles on Jan. 16, 1956; he preceded her in death in 1970.
Eileen had worked in the Foster Grandparent program in the Alton School District for 17 years and enjoyed needlepoint.
She is survived by three daughters; Linda (Steve) Stoeckel of Alton, Carol (Kenneth) Pratt of Wood River and Gail Holmes of Granite City; one son Terry (Candy) Stiles of Granite City; eight grandchildren, Kristina, Eric, Brandon, Cody, Breanna, Justin,
Ryan and Travis; and several great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a brother, Stanley Powell; and a sister, Dorothy Ross.
Visitation will be 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015, at Staten-Fine Funeral Home in Alton.
Memorials may be made to the Foster Grandparents program at Senior Services Plus.
Online condolences and a guestbook may be found at www.staten-fine.com.