Edith Eileen Custard (known as Eileen), 57, died Monday, March 3, 2014, in Whitesboro.
Eileen was born to the late Clifford Allen Custard and Geraldine Custard on April 5, 1956, in Poteau. She married Lawrence Schlienz and was the mother of three children. She was a homemaker and worked as a CNA in long-term care. She loved working with the elderly. She was a loving wife, sister, aunt, a beautiful mother and loved her grandbabies. She was a special lady and those who were close to her knew what a wonderful woman she was. She was kind and generous woman who always put others first and never spoke an unkind word about anyone. She enjoyed doing her Bible study and reading her Bible.
She is preceded in death by her father, C. A. Custard; son, Jacob Allen Custard; and nephew, Daniel Couch.
She is survived by her mother, Geraldine Custard; four sisters, Beverly Couch, Donna Grizzle, Reba Chavez and Mary Chrisman; daughters, Rebecca Custard McIntire of Hatfield, Ark., Sarah Custard McKenzie of Mena, Ark.; 14 stepdaughters and stepsons and many nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers there is a memorial bank account at the Talihina branch of Spiro State Bank for the families of Schlienz and Custard to help with the funeral expenses.
Memorial services will be held at noon Wednesday, March 12, at the Lenox Christ Church under the direction of Burkhart Funeral Service, Talihina.
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