Eileen’s life began on July 26, 1923, the daughter of Charles and Erie (Napier) Collinsworth in Big Sandy, West Virginia. She graduated from Mullens High Class of 1940, in Mullens, West Virginia. She married Ordie Jake Sigmon “Bub” on September 5, 1941 in Pineville, West Virginia. Eileen was a part-owner in a ladies clothing boutique “Polka Dot Clothing” in Beckley. She moved to Burns, Kansas in 2000, and attended the Burns United Methodist, Burns Countryside Church and then Central Community Church upon moving to Wichita. She loved ceramics, sewing, flower gardening, reading her Bible and watching Charles Stanley on television.
Her loving family includes her son and his wife, Ordie “Sonny” (Carolyn) Sigmon of Beckley, West Virginia; daughter and her husband, Sherry and Joe Vestring of Wichita; daughter, Brenda Burwell of Newton, Kansas; grandchildren, Alisa (Krassi) Damianov of Wichita, Bryan (Rachael) Tarr of Fort Worth, Texas, Sunny Sue Sigmon and Jacob Sigmon all of Beckley, West Virginia; great-grandchildren, Aiden, Andrew, David, Jeremy and Elainey.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband in 1977; son, Gene Sigmon; grandson, Walter E. Arndt III, and ten siblings. Eileen passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 4, 2020, at the age of 96 years old.
Graveside services will be held Thursday, April 9, at 2:00 p.m. in the Burns Cemetery in Burns, Kansas with Chaplain Tal Tittsworth with Good Shepherd Hospice officiating.
Please sign her online guest book and leave a memory of Eileen at www.ymzfh.com