Eileen (Evans)  Miles Robins

Eileen (Evans) Miles Robins

Eileen (Evans) Miles Robins, 93, formerly of Grand Chain, Marion and Centralia, died at 11:25 p.m. Tuesday, May 22, 2018, at Bria of Westmont in Westmont.

She was born on March 14, 1925, in Anna, the daughter of Floyd and Elsie Younkin Evans. 

She married Wayne Miles on Oct. 15, 1951.  He preceded her in death on May 14, 1975.  She later married Bill Robins on Nov. 20, 1976. He preceded her in death on June 10, 1989. 

She was a long-time cosmetologist and hairdresser, working in Centralia and in Marion.  She later worked in retail at Dillard’s in Marion.

She is survived by her son, Mark (Elizabeth) Miles of Palos Hills; a daughter, Michele (Eric) Moore of Centralia; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; sisters, Helen Sadoris of Urbana, Geneva Sechrest of Urbana and Bernita Frerichs of Savoy; a brother, Don (Nancy) Evans of Marion; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. 

Not only was she preceded in death by her two husbands, but also by her long-time partner, Bill Heisner; two sons, Jack and Gary; and three brothers, Lynn Evans, Glenn Evans and Jerry Evans.

Visitation will be from noon to 2 p.m. Friday, June 1, at Crain Funeral Home in Anna-Jonesboro.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Friday, June 1, at the funeral home, with the Rev. Larry Buckles officiating. Inurnment will take place at a later date in Anna City Cemetery.

To view the obituary or to leave an online condolence for the family, visit www.crainsonline.com.

Crain Funeral Home in Anna-Jonesboro is in charge of arrangements.

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