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Carol Faye (Smiley) Briner

December 2, 1947 — November 16, 2020

Carol Faye Briner

Carol Faye Briner, 72, of Clarksville, TN passed away peacefully on November 16, 2020 at St. Thomas West Hospital in Nashville, TN. She was born on December 2,1947 in Peru, Indiana to Betty and Ivan Smiley. Carol went to Peru High School and graduated in 1966. She moved to West Chicago, Illinois where she met and married the love of her life and best friend Charles Briner, July of 1977 who preceded her in death in 2016.

Carol worked in the Daycare at Bowling Green Sports Center and Jewel/Osco as a cashier then moved to management in the fuel center. She would volunteer her time at Market Day each month while her children attended school. Carol loved being surrounded by family and friends. She enjoyed Playing Cards, Sewing, Knitting, Coloring, Bowling, and Fishing.

Carol is survived by her three daughters and son-in-law Kimberly and Dan Schneider, Jami Briner, and Pamela Hooker. Her sister and brother-in-law Debra and Howard Wilson: Sister-in-law Judy Smiley: Sister-in-law and brother-in-law Donna and David Bruns. Her 4 Grandchildren Ashley Schneider, Emily Briner, Vincent Prewitt, and Greyson Schneider, as well as many nieces, nephews, and cousins whom she loved dearly.

Carol is preceded in death by her parents Betty and Ivan Smiley: Husband Chuck Briner; Brothers Gary Smiley and Rex Smiley; Granddaughter Jenna Schneider.

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