Aileen Haney Coston, 90, of Monticello died on December 19, 2015, at Baptist Hospital in Little Rock, Arkansas.
Born September 11, 1925 in the Green Hill community in Drew County, she was the daughter of the late George William Haney and Mabel McKinstry Haney.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 46 years, Daniel George Coston, Sr; three brothers, Oscar W. Miles, Harold Haney, and R.J. Haney; three sisters, Beatrice M. Scogin, Thelma M. Calhoun, and Irma H. Altman.
Survivors include two sons Daniel G. Coston, Jr. and wife Leslie of Fayetteville, and Kenneth L. Coston and wife Deena of White Hall; four grandsons, Seth Coston and wife Kayako of Brooklyn, NY, Casey Coston and wife Tracey of Oxford, Mississippi, Corey Coston and wife Staci of Fayetteville, and Adam Coston of Fayetteville; one brother, Werner Haney and wife Lynn of Little Rock; one sister-in-law, Mary Haney; six great grandchildren, and many nephews, nieces, cousins and friends.
She was an active member of Monticello Church of Christ and taught many children and ladies classes. Some of her favorite activities included the Ladies Offering Vital Encouragement (LOVE) ministry and working with the church visitation program.
Aileen was an avid gardener and a charter member of Town & Country Garden Club and worked as a member of “We Are Monticello” to fight litter and beautify the City of Monticello.
She was a graduate of Drew Central High School and business college and taught classes briefly at Warren and Greenville, Mississippi. Her work history included Union Bank for 19 years and Drew County Farm Bureau for almost 18 years.
Funeral services will be held on December 22 at 2 p.m. at Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Chapel in Monticello. Visitation is December 21 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the Monticello Church of Christ Building Fund, 631 S. Gabbert Monticello, AR 71655.