Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah

October 10, 2017
Nanette Smart Wiley

Obit Nanette Smart WileyNanette Smart Wiley was born to Jesse Smart and Louise (Shields) Smart on June 30, 1937 in Tooele, Utah. She passed away peacefully on Oct. 4, 2017, at Scott and Sheri’s home in Tooele, Utah.

She was preceded in death by her parents, four sisters, two brothers and the love of her life, her husband Robert Loren Wiley.

She is survived by her brother, Jack; her three sons, Robert Loren Wiley (Eileen), Scott Jesse Wiley (Sheri) and Blayne Neil Wiley (Dustin); her grandchildren, Tiffany, Trevor, Destiny, Brandon, Michael, Kimberlie, Russell, Courtney and Jennifer; and her great grandchildren, Aiden, Laila, Dartanian, Colby, Ella, and Alec; as well as members of her husband’s extended family and many nieces and nephews.

Nanette was employed as a seamstress and worked for several companies, including Catalina and Beehive Industries from which she retired. Nanette was a talented artist. She created beautiful gowns and clothing for friends and family. She was sought after for her creativity in Road Shows, including set and costume design. She did all this with love.

She married Robert Loren Wiley in 1955. They soon moved to Kearns, Utah, where they had their sons, Robert, Scott and Blayne. In 1981, the family moved to Grantsville, Utah. Nanette was devoted to her children and active in their lives and activities, especially football.

She enjoyed traveling, taking the family on a memorable trip to Disneyland on July 4, 1976. She was a faithful member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, continuing her studies and receiving Sunday sacrament and blessings at home.

The family appreciates the excellent comfort care provided to Nan by Tina and Morgan. Nanette will be missed by her family and friends. She had a special place in her heart for each person she loved.

A viewing was held Oct. 9 from 6-8 p.m. at Tate Mortuary, 110 S. Main St., Tooele, Utah. The funeral was held Oct. 10 at 11 a.m. with a visitation an hour prior to the service at the Deseret Park Ward Chapel, 550 E. Durfee, Grantsville, Utah. Burial was at Grantsville City Cemetery.

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