She was born in Perry County on April 24, 1925 to the late Arthur and Arrillia (Haycraft) Newgent. Also preceding her in death is her husband, Henry Stiles; a sister, Artie Montgomery; and a brother, James “Tom” Newgent, and her dog, Sparky.
Eloise had worked at Ken-Rad, was a cook for the Wagon Wheel Café and Yaggi’s Bar & Grill and had also worked at Far Best Foods in Huntingburg. She enjoyed gardening, going to yard sales and playing bingo. She was a member of First United Methodist Church and the VFW Auxiliary.
Surviving is her daughter, Linda Terry and husband, Ralph of Cannelton; granddaughters, Mandy Huff and husband, Josh of Cannelton and Julie Jones of Bowling Green, KY; great-grandchildren, , Daisy Suters, Dax Huff, Allison, Braden and Chase Jones; several nieces and nephews, and her very dear roommate, Hazel Bryant.
Funeral services will be at 11:00 AM CST Friday, May 30, 2014 at Zoercher-Gillick Funeral Home. Rev. Lee Shepherd will officiate. Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery.
Visitation will be Thursday from 4:00-8:00PM and Friday 9:00AM-service time at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to First United Methodist Church.