Eileen G. Simonton
July 22, 1960 - December 15, 2019

Eileen G. Simonton of Calabash, NC passed away at the age of 59 on Sunday, December 15, 2019 surrounded by her family.  She was born in Detroit, MI and spent most of her childhood in North Carolina.


Eileen was an avid golfer and loved taking weekend trips to play new courses with her husband, Wil.  She loved spending all of her free time with her family and friends.  She had numerous hobbies including her new found love of art, though her most precious times were spent with her family and friends, and spoiling her two grandchildren!


Eileen was preceded in death by her parents, Bernard R. Miller and Geraldine C. Miller of Alabama.  Eileen is survived by her husband, Samuel “Wil” Simonton, daughters Jana Smith of Ozark, AL, Megan S. Pomeroy (Robert) of Eufaula, AL, and Kelly Tyler of Knoxville, TN, and son Kyle Simonton (Lacie) of Franklin, TN, sisters Sharon Poovey (Mark) of Wrightsville Beach, NC, Susan Ratcliff (Wayne) of Winston-Salem, NC, Elizabeth Eberhart of Calabash, NC, twin Katie Warmath (Bill) of Greensboro, NC, brother Bernie Miller of Winston-Salem, NC, sister in law Jane Hendrickson (Kent) of Harlan, KY, Sally Simonton of Lexington, KY, Granddaughters Amelia Pomeroy and Mikyla Tyler, and numerous nieces and nephews.


The Family will receive visitors an Saturday, December 21, 2019 from 2-4 pm at 9323 Honey Tree Lane, Calabash, NC  28467.


The family would like to extend their heartfelt thanks yo Lower Cape Fear Hospice for providing care for Eileen in the final months of her life.


Arrangements are in the care of Coastal Cremations, Carolina Shores, NC.


  • The Blaszczak Family Posted December 17, 2019 3:41 pm

    So sorry for your loss! May my sweet Aunt Eileen never be forgotten & RIP ??

  • Kathy & Don Hardy Posted December 17, 2019 4:23 pm

    Our thoughts and prayers are with the family at this very difficult time. Eileen was loved by so many and will be deeply missed.

  • Chuck and Kathy Bianchi Posted December 17, 2019 5:27 pm

    This is very sad Eileen was a lovely woman. Her smile could light up any room. She will be missed by her many friends and family. Prayers for your family. Sincerely, Chuck and Kathy Bianchi

  • Nathan Brown Posted December 17, 2019 5:50 pm

    Eileen was such a super person to be around. Working with her and Wil was such a great time! She was always in the gym working out, and would chat it up about fitness. She will be missed greatly! Terrific lady!

  • Melissa Roberts Posted December 17, 2019 6:54 pm

    I enjoyed working with Eileen and her husband, Wil, in NM. Her smile was truly contagious and her love for golf was unprecedented. I am sending my deepest condolences to her entire family. Eileen will be missed by so many people.

  • Joe Hickey Posted December 17, 2019 9:53 pm

    Such a tragic loss. So sorry. The world is not quite the same without Eileen in it. Rest with God. Rest In Peace.

  • Mike & Linda Barefield Posted December 17, 2019 10:36 pm

    So sorry for your loss. She was a great woman.

  • Courtney, Josh, and Asher Conti Posted December 18, 2019 1:58 am

    What a wonderful woman. Aunt Eileen you will be missed but your spirit lives on in Jana, Megan, and sweet Amelia. Rest sweetly Aunt Eileen.

  • Denise J. Morse Posted December 18, 2019 3:54 pm

    My sweet Aunt Eileen – you will forever be loved & missed.

  • Beverly Drawdy Posted December 18, 2019 6:35 pm

    This is a sad time for all who were lucky enough to get to share some time with her and call her our family or friend. . She was such a dynamic human being and what a zest for life! She touched so many people’s lives in such a positive way. Like no other. Rest in peace Eileen and know a piece of our hearts will belong to you forever. I’ll catch you on the other side some day soon. Lets have a glass of wine and catch up..It’s been too long.

  • Amanda and Joey Gideon Posted December 21, 2019 1:12 am

    Our deepest sympathies to Wil and to the rest of Eileen’s family. She was a fantastic person, and our lives are better for having known her.

  • Marguerite/Steve Woollen Posted December 29, 2019 4:42 pm

    Eileen-we will greatly miss you. Wil & the rest of our family Eileen is Resting Peacefully be comforted. We love you and send our condolences.. Love Marguerite/Steve Woollen

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