Eads, Howard A., d. 1979 - Ebersold, Charley, d. 1944

 

Eads, Howard A. 4 Sep 1914 - 26 Feb 1979 OH 8 Mar 1979 p5

[Note: Son of Ralph & Sallie Ethel (  ) Eads; married Opal]

Services for Howard A. Eads. 64, San Bernito, Texas, were held last Saturday in Harris Chapel with the Rev. Edward Efink officiating. Burial was in the Highlandville Cemetery. Mr. Eads died Feb. 26 in the Veterans Administration Hospital in San Antonio, Texas after a long illness. He was been a meatcutter at Reeds Spring and Mountain View. He was a U. S. Air Force veteran and a member of the Catholic Church. Survivors include his wife, Opal.

 

Eagan, Gary L. 31 Jan 1943 - 11 Sep 2011 CCH-N14 Sep 2011

[Note: Son of Howard “Wormey” & Jo Ann ( ) Eagan]

Gary L. Eagan January 31, 1943 – September 11, 2011 Gary Eagan of Eureka Springs, Ark., passed away at his home Sept. 11 surrounded by loving friends and family. Born in Springfield and raised in Republic, Gary, a master potter, established the Spring Street Pottery in Eureka Springs in 1970, operating the business and creating elegant art pottery for the next 40 years. Gary was the only child of Jo Ann and the late Howard “Wormey” Eagan of Republic. He shared his life in Eureka Springs the past 32 years with his partner, Steve Beacham. A talented artist, Gary was also known for his kindness and generosity, supporting and sponsoring countless individuals and organizations over many years. His warm heart and kind ways earned him the love and respect of all who dealt with him. He was a mentor and role model for many. Gary loved to travel, and, with Steve, explored much of the world. They made several trips to China soon after it opened to the west, and regularly toured in Europe and around the United States. He also spent time in India. Gary had a refined palate and savored the fine food and drink of many cultures. He appreciated and collected art and relished the beauty of the natural world. He also took pride in maintaining a beautiful home where he enjoyed entertaining his many friends. A graduate of Republic public schools, Gary went on to earn Bachelor and Master of Arts degrees from the University of Missouri, and a Bachelor of Fine Art diploma from the University of Kansas at Lawrence. His pottery has been shown at many shows and galleries and is widely collected. Gary joined the First Christian Church in Republic on Easter Sunday when he was 10 years old. He was a member of the youth group and the choir, where he sang and played piano and organ. Gary is survived by Beacham, of the home; his mother Jo Ann; his Aunt Peggy and husband Dr. Robert Harris of Raleigh, N.C.; his cousins Sabra Eagan of Jefferson City, Christina Griffiths and husband Bill, and Terry Fugitt, all of Springfield, Linda Edmiston and husband Rufus, and Robert Harris and wife Lisa of Raleigh, N.C., and Jim Harris and wife Nancy of Wichita, Kan.; several great nieces and nephews; and scores of friends. A memorial service will be held at the First Christian Church in Republic, Sat., Sept. 17 at 10:30 a.m. with visitation to follow. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be given in Gary’s name to the Good Shepherd Humane Society, P.O Box 285, or Clear Spring School, P.O. Box 511, Eureka Springs, AR 72632, or to the charity of one’s choice.

Eakin, Ida May (Vuille) 5 Aug 1910 - 10 Sep 1992  NN-E 16 Sep 1992

[Note: Daughter of Harry & Edna Pearl (Geiwitz) Vuille; married R. Earl Eakin]

Ida May Eakin, 82, Ozark, died Thursday, Sept. 10, in Cox Medical Center South. She was born Aug. 5, 1910, at St. Joseph, the daughter of Harry and Edna Pearl Geiwitz Vuille. She lived most of her life in the Springfield area. She was retired from the Foreign Mission  Department of the World Headquarters of Assemblies of God Church. She was a member of St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church, Ozark. She was preceded in death by her husband, R. Earl Eakin.   Survivors include her son, Nathan Eakin and his wife, Carolyn, Maryland Height. Services were held Saturday, Sept. 12, at White Chapel Memorial Gardens, Springfield, under the direction of Adams Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph the. Worker Catholic Church.

 

Eakins, Alvin Homer 29 Aug 1885 - 2 Sep 1954     CCR 9 Sep 1954 p1

[Note: Son of Rufus L. & Martha Jane (Kessinger) Eakins; married 22 Nov 1906 Pearl Meadows 22 Jul 1881 - 27 Oct 1949]

Alvin Homer Eakins, son of Rufus L. and Martha Jane Eakins, was born August 29, 1885 near Ozark. He died Thursday, September 2, 1954 at the age of 60 years at his home in Ozark after a lingering illness. In November of 1906, he was united in marriage to Pearl Meadows who preceded him in death in 1949. Eleven children were born into this union, two preceding their parents in death, Ray, 3 years of age and Genevieve, a babe of 3 months, Mrs. Eakins was a member of the Prospect Baptist Church. Survivors include six sons and three daughters: Beulah, Paul and Gene of the home; Guy and Rex of Ozark; Kenneth of Chicago, Ill.; Leo, Mrs. Clara Wade and Mrs. Fay Thomas of Springfield, Mo; his mother, Martha Jane Eakins of Springfield; 16 grandchildren; two brothers, Pete of Turner, Kan. and Jack of Tahlequah, Okla; two sisters, Mrs. Nola Forgey of Springfield, Mo and Mrs. Bea Page of Monte Vista, Colo. Funeral services were conducted Sunday afternoon in the Chaffin Chapel by Rev. Harold Hurst who used as his text Psalm 23:1. Burial was in the Ozark cemetery under direction of the Chaffin Funeral Home.

 

Eakins, Andrew Jack 18 Dec 1892 - Aug 1971  CCR 26 Aug 1971 p4

[Note: Son of Rufus L. & Martha Jane (Kessinger) Eakins]

Andrew “Jack” Eakins, 78, of Forsyth, formerly of Springfield and Ozark, died at 8:30 p.m. in Cox Medical Center after a short illness. Mr. Eakins was a retired drilling contractor and a member of the VFW. He was a Navy veteran of World War I. Surviving are four daughters, Mrs. Faith Bradshaw, Tulda, Okla., Mrs. Jane Anderson, Olive Branch, Miss., Mrs. Jacqueline Peter, Wichita, Kan., and Mrs. Miriam Rachels, Memphis, Tenn.; a sister, Mrs. Bea Page, Monte Vista, Colo.; and eight grandchildren. Graveside services for Mr. Eakins will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at National Cemetery under the direction of Greenlawn Funeral Home.

 

Eakins, Galen Dale 14 Jul 1949 - 27 Mar 1973 OH 29 Mar 1973 p1

[Note: Son of  Guy David & Martha Jane (Doss) Eakins; married  24 Dec 1968 Faye Ann Rowland]

Crash Claims Sparta Man

A 23-year old Sparta man, injured in a crash Sunday, died Tuesday morning about 8:30 at St. John’s Hospital. Galen Dale Eakins suffered head and internal injuries in the crash which occurred near Lake Springfield. Eakins’ car near the 65-60 junction at Lake Springfield, skidded into a guard rail, zoomed into the air, nose-dived into a culvert and flipped end over end several times before stopping 146 feet from the road. Eakins, a mechanic and owner of a garage in Ozark, is survived by his wife, Faye Ann, a son John and a daughter, Angela, all of the home; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Guy D. Eakins; his grandmother, Mrs. Mary Doss, Ozark; eight brothers, Guy and Steven of Sparta, David, Charles, James, Timothy, Jonathan and Mark, of Ozark and two sisters, Mrs. Janet Heatherly, Ozark and Mrs. Mary Jo Kendall, Springfield. Burial will be in Ozark Cemetery under the direction of Adams Funeral Home of Ozark.

AND

Eakins, Galen Dale 14 Jul 1949 - 27 Mar 1973 OH 31 Mar 1977 p10

IN MEMORY OF GALEN DALE EAKINS, WHO DIED March 27, 1973

Son, through the memories in our heart, We’ve never truly been apart and as the days do dim the sorrow. Our loving memories will last for all tomorrow.  Guy & Martha Eakins & Family.

 

Eakins, Genevie "Jennie Vie" 11 Apr 1926 - 22 Jun 1926 CCR 25 Jun 1926 p8

[Note: Daughter of  Alvin Homer & Pearl (Meadows) Eakins]

Jennie Vie Eakins, aged 2 months and 11 days, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Home Eakins, died at four o’clock Tuesday morning. Funeral services were held at the Prospect Baptist church on Wednesday, conducted by J. J. Parten with burial under direction of T. B. Chaffin in the Prospect cemetery.

 

Eakins, Glenda Sue (Walker) 7 Dec 1944 - 17 Jul 2007 SN-L 19 Jul 2007 &CCH-N 25 Jul 2007 & AdamsFH

[Note: Daughter of Paul & Hazel Pauline (Gilley) Walker; married 1962 Chuck Eakins]

Glenda Sue Eakins, daughter of Paul & Hazel  Walker, born December 7, 1944, in Oldfield, departed this life July 17, 2007, in Cox South Hospital in Springfield. She was a servant of God her entire life and a member of the Oldfield Church of Christ. Sue was a well respected hairdresser in the Ozark area for 41 years. Survivors include her husband of 45 years, Chuck Eakins; a son, Kent Eakins; two daughters, Lesley Eakins and Crystal McMurry; nine grandchildren; two great grandchildren; two brothers, Todd and Dale Walker; two sisters, Connie Thomas and Vicki McTeer; many nieces and nephews; and a large number of other family and friends. Visitation will be from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Friday, July 20, in Adams Funeral Home, Ozark. A graveside funeral will be held 10 a.m. Saturday, July 21, in Oldfield Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Oldfield Cemetery Fund or the Fairhaven Children's Home.

 

Eakins, Guy David 10 Mar 1911 - 13 Jul 1986 OH 17 Jul 1986 p4

[Note: Son of Alvin Homer & Pearl (Meadows) Eakins; married Martha Jane Doss 9 Nov 1920 - 13 Mar 2005]

Services for Guy David Eakins, 75, Ozark, were held July 16 under the direction of Adams Funeral Home with Gary Jennings and Charles Eakins officiating. Burial was in Ozark City Cemetery. Mr. Eakins died July 13 at his home in Ozark of natural causes. Survivors include his wife, Martha Jane; eight sons, Guy E., Springfield, James, Crane, David, Charles, Stephen, Timothy, Jonathan and Mark, all of Ozark; two daughters, Janet Heatherly, Ozark and Mary Barcliff, Joplin; two brothers, Dr. J. Kenneth Eakins, San Raphael, Calif. and Paul Eakins, Ozark; three sisters, Clara Wade, Beulah Eakins and Fay Thomas, all f Springfield; 30 grandchildren; five step grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

 

Eakins, Ila May (Gardner) 17 Mar 1917 - 31 May 2007 SN-L 1 Jun 2007

[Note: Daughter of Elmer & Lena (Crawford) Gardner; married 7 Nov 1937 Rex Linvel Eakins 20 Apr 1916 - 15 Mar 1984]

Ila May Eakins, age 90, of Nixa, passed away Thursday, May 31, 2007. She was born March 17, 1917, in Wichita, Kansas, the daughter of Elmer and Lena (Crawford) Gardner. She was a member of Nixa First Baptist Church, and also a 50 year member of the Order of the Eastern Star #98 in Ozark. She was preceded in death by her husband, Rex Linvel Eakins, five brothers, and a grandson, Richard Eakins, Jr. Survivors include: three children, Dr. Richard Eakins and his wife, Mary, Nixa, Jim Eakins and his wife, Sherry, Nixa, and Neva Hesington, Springfield; five grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandchild; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 2, in Adams Funeral Home, Nixa. Burial will follow in Selmore Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home for viewing from 7 to 8 p.m. today. Memorial contributions may be made to Nixa First Baptist Church building fund.

 

Eakins, Martha Jane  (Doss) 9 Nov 1920 - 13 Mar 2005 SN-L 15 Mar 2005 & SN-L 16 Mar 2005

[Note: Daughter of John Emerson & Mary Lucinda (Brown) Doss; married Guy David Eakins 10 Mar 1911 - 13 Jul 1986]

Martha Jane Eakins, 84, Sparta, passed away at home on Sunday, March 13, 2005. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 17, 2005, in Ozark Full Gospel Church. Burial will follow in Ozark Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in Adams Funeral Home, Ozark.

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Eakins, Martha Jane (Doss) 9 Nov 1920 - 13 Mar 2005            CCH-N 23 Mar 2005

            Martha Jane Eakins, age 84, of Sparta, passed away at home on Sunday, March 13, 2005. She was born November 11, 1920, the daughter of John and Mary (Brown) Doss. She was united in marriage to Guy Eakins. Mea. Eakins served as the first Director for OACAC in Ozark. She and her husband were park attendants for the corps of Engineers on Tablerock Lake, and maintained Ozark Cemetery for several years. She also had a income tax business in her home. Martha loved and supported Ozark Full Gospel Church. Survivors include: 10 children, Guy Wakins and wife Jan, David Eakins and wife Sharon, Church Eakins and wife Sue, Janet Heatherly and husband Wandal, Stephen Eakins and wife Judy, Mary Barcliff, Timothy Eakins and wife Joella, Jonathan Eakins and wife Beverly and Mark Eakins and wife Ruth Ann; 34 grandchildren, Paul Chasteen, Mel Eakins, Alan Eakins, Mike Eakins, Alan Eakins, Mike Eakins, Sharon Lynn Mabe, Matt Eakins, Thom Eakins, Kent Eakins, Leslie Eakins, Crystal MacMurray, Charlotte Hall, Cheryl Richardson, Cindy Heatherly, Penny Stoneman, Carolyn Kays, Travis Eakins, Josie Eakins, Johnny Eakins, Angie Reeves, Bob Kendall, Ronica Duncan, Suzanne Eakins, Galen Eakins, Misty Eakins, Rachel Eakins, Benjamin Eakins, Joshua Eakins, Charity Eakins, Judy Eakins, Tim Eakins, Joe Eakins, Sara Eakins, Amanda Eakins and Christopher Eakins; 40 great-grandchildren; a brother, John Doss; three sisters, Verma Snider, Janice Bilyeu, and Joneva Patterson; and many nieces, nephews and cousins. Her husband, Guy, preceded her in death in 1986 as well as a son, Galen Eakins, a sister, Louise Courtney, a grandchild, Tonya Eakins Funeral services were at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, March 17, in Ozark Full Gospel Church. Burial followed in Ozark Cemetery. Arrangements were under the direction of Adams Funeral Home. Visitation was from 4:30- 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in Adams Funeral Home, Ozark.

 

Eakins, Martha Jane (Kessinger) 15 Aug 1865 - 28 Jan 1955      CCR 3 Feb 1955 p5

[Note: Daughter of Andrew Jackson & Georgia Ann (Wade) Kessinger;  married 2 Mar 1884 Rufus L. Eakins 14 Aug 1857 - 21 Oct 1930]

Funeral services for  Martha Jane (Kessinger) Eakins, 89, who died Friday, January 28, were held Sunday afternoon in the Chaffin Funeral Chapel at Ozark, with Rev. Harold Hurst, pastor of the Ozark Baptist Church, officiating. Burial was in Prospect Cemetery under direction of the Chaffin Funeral Home. In 1884 she was married to Rufus L. Eakins and to this union were born four sons and two daughters. In early life, she united with the Prospect Baptist Church, later moving her membership to the First Baptist Church at Ozark where it remained until her death.  Survivors include two sons, Pete Eakins of Turner, Kan. and Jack Eakins of Tahlequah, Okla.; two daughters, Beulah Page of Monte Vista, Colo. and Nola Forgey of Springfield, Mo.; 27 grandchildren, 36 great grandchildren, one sister, Mrs. Ida Tindle of Springfield; other relatives and a host of friends.

 

Eakins, Paul 5 Oct 1908 - 3 Jul 1988 OH 7 Jul 1988

[Note: Son of  Alvin Homer & Pearl (Meadows) Eakins]

Paul Eakins, 79, of Ozark, died at 2:40 a.m: July 3 at Cox Medical Center South after a short illness. Services for Mr. Eakins were held at 10 a.m. Wednesday in the Adams Funeral Chapel, Ozark, with the Rev. Gary Jennings officiating. Burial was in Ozark Cemetery. Mr. Eakins was born Oct. 5, 1908 to Homer and Pearl Eakins. He was a lifelong resident of Ozark and was a member of Graystone Chapel. Survivors include one brother, Dr. J. Kenneth Eakins, San Raphael, California; three sisters, Clara Wade, Beulah Eakins and Faye Thomas, all of Springfield, and several nieces and nephews.

 

Eakins, Pearl (Meadows) 22 Jul 1881 - 27 Oct 1949 CCR 3 Nov 1949

[Note: Daughter of Christopher C. & Sophronia (St. Clair) Meadows; married 22 Nov 1906 Alvin Homer Eakins 29 Aug 1885 - 2 Sep 1954 - mothers name, according to MO DC, World Connect file says Christopher did not marry Sophronia until 1887, and that Cordelia Ann St. Clair was his wife when Pearl born]

Pearl Eakins, daughter of Christopher and Sophronia Meadows, was born July 22, 1888, at Christian County near Ozark Mo. She died Thursday, Oct. 27, at the age of 61 years at her home in Ozark after a lingering illness. In November of 1908, she married Homer Eakins and to that union was born eleven children, two preceding their mother in death, Roy, 7 years of age; Genevieve, a babe of three months. Mrs. Eakins was a member of the Prospect Baptist church since early girlhood. Survivors include the husband, Homer Eakins; six sons and three daughters, Beulah, Paul and Gena of the home, Guy of Sparta, Mo., Rex of Ozark, Kenneth of Wheaton, Ill., Leo, Mrs. Clara Wad and Mrs. Fay Thomas of Springfield; 13 grandchildren; one brother, Dave Meadows of Dinuba, Calif.; three half-brothers, Mart and Jesse Meadows of Corona, Calif., and Rube Meadows of Branson; and one half-sister, Mrs. Nola Smith, of Daggett, Calif. Mrs. Eakins was a lover of flowers as her yard depicted from early spring to late autumn and it gave her great pleasure to share her choicest varieties with neighbors and friends. Funeral services were conducted Sunday afternoon in the Ozark Baptist church by Rev. Harold Hurst, who used as his text, “He is Faithful that Promised,” Heb. 10:23. Burial was in the Ozark cemetery under direction of the Chaffin Funeral Home. Bearers were Bert Bridges, Hobert Melton, Hurley Thornburg, Everett Melton, Kessinger, Herman Studt, and Homer Rainey. God hath not promised skies always blue. Flower-strewn pathways all our lives through. God hath not promised sun without rain. Joy without sorrow, peace without pain. But God hath promised strength for the day. Rest for the laborer, light on the way. Grace for the trial, help from above. Unfailing sympathy, undying love.

 

Eakins, Ray Feb 1924 - 5 Feb 1927 CCR 10 Feb 1927 p1

[Note: Son of  Alvin Homer & Pearl (Meadows) Eakins]

Ray Eakins, son of Mr. and Mrs. Homer Eakins, died Saturday, February 5th, conducted by H. D. Gray.

 

Eakins, Rex Linvel 20 Apr 1916 - 15 Mar 1984  OH 22 Mar 1984 pB3

[Note: Son of  Alvin Homer & Pearl (Meadows) Eakins; married 7 Nov 1937 Ila Mae Gardner 17 Mar 1917 - 31 May 2007]

Services for Rex Eakins, 67, Nixa, were held March 17 at Adams Chapel, Ozark. Burial with Masonic rites by Henderson Masonic Lodge No. 477 of Rogersville was in Selmore Cemetery. Mr. Eakins died Marcy 18 in Cox Medical Center, Springfield after a long illness. A native of Selmore, Mr. Eakins lived in Rogersville many years before moving to Nixa. He owned a grocery store in Rogersville for many years before his retirement, and was a member of Henderson Masonic Lodge No. 477 of Rogersville, and Ozark Chapter 96 Order of the Eastern Star. He was a Baptist. Survivors include his wife, Ila; two sons, Richard, Springfield and Jim, Nixa; a daughter, Mrs. Neva Hersington, Springfield; three brothers, Guy and Paul, both of Ozark, and Kenneth, Mill Valley; three sisters, Mrs. Clara Wade, Mrs. Faye Thomas and Miss Beulah Eakins, all of Springfield; seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.

 

Eakins, Richard Lee “Rick”,  Jr. 28 Jul 1963 - 10 Aug 2004 SN-L 12 Aug 2004

[Note: Son of Richard Lee & Mary (Hedgpeth) Eakins; married 16 Apr 1988 Janice Turner]

Richard Lee (Rick) Eakins Jr., age 41, of Republic, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2004, in his home. He was born July 20, 1963, the son of Richard Lee and Mary (Hedgpeth) Eakins. He graduated from Hillcrest High School and served the country he loved in the U.S. Air Force as a fireman. On April 16, 1988, he and Janice Turner were united in marriage. Rick was an Insurance Claims Adjuster. He was attending college. He loved his Lord and his family. He most recently attended Republic Assembly of God Church. He enjoyed playing the trumpet in church. He enjoyed sports and was a youth football coach in Nixa and Republic for fourteen years, and assisted with high school football teams. He also taught girls fast pitch softball. He was a devoted fan of the Chiefs and Cardinal Teams. He was a member of the Emergency Management Team in Republic and was an avid "storm chaser." Survivors include his wife, Janice; five children, Samantha, Kyle and Ashley Eakins, all of the home, Richard Lee Eakins III, Norman, Okla., and Russel Eakins, Brighton, Colo.; his parents, Richard and Mary Eakins, Nixa; a brother, Shawn Eakins and his wife, Kathy, Fair Grove; a sister, Robin Hibi and her husband, David, Nixa; grandmothers, Emogene Hedgpeth, Rogersville, and Ila Eakins, Nixa; his mother-in-law, Eura Turner, Republic; two nephews, Justin and Brandon Eakins; aunts; uncles; cousins; and many friends. He was preceded in death by grandfathers, Ivan Hedgpeth and Rex Eakins; and his father-in-law, Vaughn Turner. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Friday, Aug. 13, in Nixa First Baptist Church with Dr. Richard Eakins and Rev. Leo Fitts officiating. Burial will follow in Evergreen Cemetery, Republic. Arrangements are under the direction of Adams Funeral Home, Nixa. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today in the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Rick Eakins Memorial Fund for the benefit of his children's education in care of Countryside Bank, 520 E. Elm, P.O. Box 460, Republic, MO 65738.

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Eakins, Richard Lee, Jr. 20 Jul 1963 - 10 Aug 2004  CCH-N 18 Aug 2004

Richard Lee "Rick" Eakins, Jr., 41, Republic, died Tuesday, Aug. 10 in his home. He was born July 20, 1963, the son of Richard Lee and Mary (Hedgpeth) Eakins. He graduated from Hillcrest High School and served the country he loved in the U.S. Air Force as a fireman.  On April 16, 1988, he and Janice Turner were united in marriage. Rick was an insurance claims adjuster. He was attending college. He loved his Lord and his family. He most recently attended Republic Assembly of God Church. He enjoyed playing the trumpet in church. He enjoyed sports and was a youth football coach in Nixa and Republic for 14 years, and assisted with high school football teams. He also taught girls' fast-pitch softball. He was a devoted fan of the Kansas City Chiefs and St. Louis Cardinals. He was a member of the Emergency Management Team in Republic and was an avid storm-chaser. Survivors include: His wife, Janice; five children, Samantha, Kyle and Ashley Eakins, all of the home, Richard Lee Eakins III, Norman, Okla., and Russel Eakins, Brighton, Colo; his parents, Richard and Mary Eakins, Nixa; a brother, Shawn Eakins and wife Kathy, Fair Grove; a sister, Robin Hibi and husband David, Nixa; grandmothers, Emogene Hedgpeth, Rogersville, and Ila Eakins, Nixa; his mother-in-law, Eura Turner, Republic; two nephews, Justin and Brandon Eakins; aunts; uncles; cousins; and many friends. He was preceded in death by grandfathers, Ivan Hedgpeth and Rex Eakins, and his father-in-law, Vaughn Turner. Funeral services were 1 p.m. Friday, Aug. 13 in Nixa First Baptist Church with Dr. Richard Eakins and the Rev. Leo Fitts officiating. Burial followed in Evergreen Cemetery, Republic. Arrangements were made under the direction of Adams Funeral Home, Nixa. Family and friends gathered at the funeral home on Thursday evening.  Memorial contributions may be made to the Rick Eakins Memorial Fund for the benefit of his children's education in care of Countryside Bank, 520 E. Elm, PO Box 460, Republic, Mo., 65738.

©Ozarks Newsstand 2004

 

Eakins, Rufus L. 14 Aug 1857 - 21 Oct 1930 CCR 23 Oct 1930 p4

[Note: Son of  John & Mary (Bradley) Eakins; married  2 Mar 1884 Martha Jane Kessinger 15 Aug 1865 - 28 Jan 1955]

R.L. Eakins, aged 78 years, who had been quite ill for the past two weeks, passed away at his home in Ozark at 8:15 o’clock Tuesday evening. Funeral arrangements have not been made, awaiting word from children and relatives. The body is in charge of T.B. Chaffin.

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Eakins, Rufus L. 14 Aug 1857 - 21 Oct 1930 CCR 30 Oct 1930 p5

Rufus L. Eakins was born Aug. 14, 1857, and departed this life Oct. 23, 1930. He was married to Martha Jane Kessinger March 2, 1884. To this union were born six children, four sons and two daughters. One son, Leon, passed away Dec. 9, 1918. He was converted and united with the Prospect Baptist church in September 1884, and remained a member of that church until his death. He leaves the widow, Mrs. Jane Eakins, and three sons, Homer Eakins of Ozark; Jack Eakins of Bradford, Penn.; and Pete Eakins of Kansas City; and two daughters, Mrs. Beulah Page of Del Norte, Colo.; and Mrs. Nola Forgey of Ozark; also 23 grandchildren and two great grandchildren, besides a host of friends and relatives to mourn his death. Funeral services were held Friday, Oct. 24, at 2 p.m. by Rev. Ross Carter of Springfield, with burial in the Prospect cemetery under direction of T.B. Chaffin of Ozark.

 

Eakins, Tonya Louise 20 Sep 1974 - 16 May 1976  OH 20 May 1976 p4

[Note: Daughter of  Stephen W. & Kay Ann (Rowland) Eakins]

SPARTA - Tonya Louise Eakins, 19-month old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Eakins, Sparta, died at 5 p.m. Sunday after an illness of 11 months. Surviving besides her parents are two sisters, Penny and Carolyn, both of the home; paternal grandparents, Mrs. and Mrs. Guy D. Eakins, Ozark; maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Otto Rowland, Sparta; paternal great grandmother, Mrs. Mary Doss, Ozark and maternal great grandmother, Mrs. Josie Lewallen, Hollister. Services for Tonya Louise Eakins, were at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Adams Chapel in Ozark with the Rev. Russell Heatherly officiating. Burial will be in Ozark City Cemetery.

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Eakins, Tonya Louise 20 Sep 1974 - 16 May 1976 OH 10 Jun 1976 p10

We want to thank each and every one for the flowers, cards and contributions during the time we lost Tonya. We appreciate it very much. Thank you. The Tonya Eakins Family.

 

Earl, Elsie Mae (Calkin) 21 June 1909 – 2 Dec. 1997  CCH-N 10 Dec. 1997

[Note: Daughter of Walter & Elvira (Easton) Calkin; married 11 Aug 1958 Erwin Willard Earl]

Elsie Mae Earl, 88 Nixa, died at 2:35 a.m. Tuesday, December 2, 1997, in Balanced Care Nursing Home, Nixa, Mo. Elsie was born June 21, 1909, in Maywood, Nebraska, the daughter of Walter and Elvira Easton Calkin. She was married to Erwin Willard Earl, August 11, 1958, in McCook, NE. She is preceded in death by her husband, Edwin, her parents, and a sister, Leola Dunn. Survivors include  a daughter and husband, Wanda and Joseph Cook, Rockaway Beach, and a brother, Everett Calkin, North Platte, NE, three grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, and seven great-great grandchildren. No services are planned. The body will be cremated under the direction of Harris, a Heritage Funeral Home, Ozark.

 

Earls, James Harvey 14 Jan 1922 - 17 Nov 1980 OH 20 Nov 1980 p8

[Note: married 1939 Johanna “Jody” Pickett 7 Feb 1924 - 4 Feb 2006]

Funeral arrangements were pending Tuesday for Harvey Earls, 58 of Springfield, father of Mrs. Linda Dawson of Ozark. Mr. Earls died Monday in St. John’s Regional Health Center after an illness of a month.

 

Earls, Johanna "Jody" (Pickett) 7 Feb 1924 - 4 Feb 2006 SN-L 5 Feb 2006

[Note: Daughter of  Richard & Ina (Peters) Pickett; married 1939 James Harvey Earls 14 Jan 1922 - Nov 1980]

Johanna "Jody" Earls, age 81, of Ozark, passed away Saturday, February 4, 2006. She was born February 7, 1924, in Springfield, the daughter of Richard and Ina (Peters) Pickett. She attended school in Springfield, and in 1939 she and James Harvey Earls were united in marriage. Mrs. Earls loved spending time with her family, and especially enjoyed all the babies and small children. She looked forward to gardening each year. Survivors include two daughters and their husbands, Linda Lea and David Dawson, Ozark, and Janice Jo and David Eyler, New Madrid; a sister, Mary Louise Mills, Springfield; seven grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren; and two great great-grandchildren. Her husband preceded her in death in 1980. She was also preceded in death by a son, John Harvey Earls; a sister, Margaret Jane Arnett; and her parents. A graveside funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, February 7, in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens in Springfield. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, in Adams Funeral Home, Ozark. Memorial contributions may be made to Shriner's Children's Hospital through the funeral home.

AND

Earls, Johanna "Jody" (Pickett)            7 Feb 1924 - 4 Feb 2006 CCH-N 15 Feb 2006 & CCH-N 22 Feb 2006

            Johanna “Jody” Earls, 81, of Ozark, died Feb. 4

 

Earnhardt, Jack G. 8 Feb 1916 - 20 Sep 1985 OH 26 Sep 1985 p10

[Note: Son of Shelby Oscar & Phoebe (Tune) Earnhardt; married Thelma M. 9 Aug 1916 - Mar 1987]

Services for Jack G. Earnhardt, 69, Aurora, were held Sept. 23 in Greenlawn South Chapel, Springfield, with the Rev. Earl Smith officiating, Burial was in White Cemetery, Springfield. Mr. Earnhardt died Sept. 20 in Aurora Community Hospital after a short illness. Formerly of Springfield and Willard, he moved to Aurora in 1977. He was a former owner and operator of the general store at Sacvlle in northern Greene County. He was a World War II Army veteran and a member of the United Masonic Lodge No. 20 and Abou Ben Adhem Shrine, all of Springfield. Survivors include his wife, Thelma M.; four sons, Mark A.., Chesterfield, Joseph L., Springfield, Robert J., Pleasant Hope, and Victor R., Battlefield; a daughter, Pamela Lopez, Kansas City; a brother. Edward L., Springfield; two sisters, Pauline Johnson and Christine Jones, both of Chadwick; 14 grandchildren and a great grandchild.

 

Earnhart, C. L. “Joe” 1930 - 19 Dec 1988 OH 22 Dec 1988

[Note: Son of Clyde & Mattie (  ) Earnhart; no SSDI record found]

C.L. "Joe" Earnhart, 58, of Republic, died Dec. 19 in his home of an apparent heart attack. Services for Mr. Earnhart were held at 11 a.m. Wednesday in the Meadors Chapel, Republic, with the Rev. Howard Smith officiating. Burial followed in Selmore Cemetery, south of Ozark. Mr., Earnhart was a member of the Republic First Baptist Church, and had served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean Conflict. His survivors include his parents, Clyde and Mattie Earnhart of Republic; and a sister, Imogene Hale, Springfield.

 

Earnhart, James Robert “Bob” 20 May 1867 - 9 Apr 1950

[Note: Son of John Wesley & Eva line (Wise) Earnhart; married Mary Viola Riley 16 Mar 1873 - 20 Sep 1943]

James Robert Earnhart, 83, a retired farmer of this community, who has been critically ill for some time, died at 2:30 o’clock Tuesday afternoon in the home of a daughter, Mrs. John Short of Sparta.  Death was due to a cerebral hemorrhage.  “Uncle Bob”, as he was known to his many friends, suffered a stroke last October and has grown slowly worse.  He was a highly respected citizen and a member of the Hood Methodist Church.  Besides the daughter at whose home he died, he is survived by another daughter, Mrs. Merle White of Spokane; two sons, Clyde of Republic and Floyd of St. Louis; a sister, Mrs. Fanny Letz of Hurley; two brothers, Bill of Aurora and John of Marionville; 17 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.  Funeral services are being held this afternoon at the Methodist Church with the Rev. E. S. Frazier officiating.  Burial will be in Ponce De Leon Cemetery.

Note: This clipping from the collection of Lula (Rogers) Gardner is not dated.

 

Earnhart, Martha E. “Matt“ (Head) 14 Nov 1856 - 10 Mar 1930 CCR 13 Mar 1930

[Note: Daughter of David W. & Emily (Wise) Head; married 5 Feb 1878 Bedford Co TN George Earnhart 1845 - ?;

Funeral services for Mrs. Martha Earnhart, 73, who died at her home two miles southwest of Brown Springs March 10, were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 11, at Shiloh church by Rev. W.C. Caughron. Interment was made in Wise Hill cemetery under the direction of Wilburn Maples Funeral Home of Clever.

 

Earp, Virgil Sidney 2 Sep 1914 - 20 Oct 1966      CCR 27 Oct 1966 p1

[Note: married Lola D. “Bobbie”]

Virgil Sidney Earp, 52, a former Ozark resident, died Thursday morning in Kansas City Osteopathic Hospital following a short illness. Mr. Earp was a carpenter and made his home in Independence. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Lola “Bobbie” Earp of the home. Funeral services were at 2 p.m. Sunday in Harris Chapel with the Rev. James Ellingsworth officiating. Burial was in Ozark Cemetery

 

Eason, Robert W., Dr. 1922 - 11 Sep 1961 CCR 14 Sep 1961

[Note: Son of ? & Lucille W. (  ) Eason; married Georgia G.]

Services for Dr. Robert W. Eason, 39, 528 West Catalpa, Springfield who died at 6:30 p.m. Monday in St. John’s Hospital were at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Christ Episcopal Church with the Rev. George Wilson officiating. Burial was in Maple Park Cemetery under direction of Herman Lohmeyer. He was a member of Christ Episcopal Church. Dr. Eason was an optometrist and had been a lifelong resident of Springfield with the exception of the past eight years when he lived in Nixa. He moved back to Springfield in January of this year. Survivors are his wife, Georgia G.; one son Robert W., Jr. and a daughter, Georgia Lucille, both of the home; and his mother, Mrs. Lucille W. Eason, of the home.

 

Easson, Agnes Belle "Aggie" 27 Jul 1884 - 29 May 1903 CCR 4 Jun 1903

[Note: Daughter of William & Sarah M. (Morrison) Easson]

Agnes Belle Easson, younger daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Easson, was born near Ozark July 29, 1884 and departed this life May 29, 1903. “Aggie” was a general favorite of all who knew her. Hers was s sunshiny disposition that brought gladness and good cheer until all who came in contact with. She was ever ready for any work that was for the good of the community. She graduated with honors at the close of the recent year of the Ozark High School. The School board had employed her to teach the primary department of the public school for the approaching term. But all of that was cut short by that dread disease appendicitis. Her death was a shock to the whole town. Strong men wept like little children. A large concourse of friends attended her funeral and everything was done to manifest sympathy for the grief stricken family. Many and beautiful were the floral offerings. Aggie was well loved and above all, she had made preparation for death, giving her heart to God early in life and living a consistent christian till the day of her death. She was converted and joined the Methodist church when she was eleven years of age. Her funeral was conducted by her pastor, assisted by Bro. Armstrong of the Baptist church. Rev. W. H. Winton of Morrisville, Mo. and Prof. Roberts of Springfield, after which we laid her mortal remains to rest in the Ozark Cemetery, there to await the resurrection of the just. May father, mother, sister and all her friends meet her in that better land.  W. H. Son

 

Easson, Sarah M. (Morrison) 24 Nov 1844 - 13 Jan 1929 CCH 17 Jan 1930 p1

[Note: Daughter of James & ? ( ) Morrison; married 1877 William Easson 24 Sep 1835 - 4 Jan 1909]

Mrs. Sarah Easson died at her home in Ozark Sunday, January 13th at 1 o’clock p.m. at the age of 85 years. She leaves to mourn her departure one daughter, Mrs. Ross Robertson, and family besides other relatives and friends. Funeral services were held Tuesday, January 15th at 2 o’clock p.m. in the Presbyterian church by Rev. Hicks, with burial in the City Cemetery under direction of T. B. Chaffin

 

Easterday, Charles Richard 7 Jul 1944 - 7 Sep 2005 SN-L 9 Sep 2005

[Note: Son of Willard & Lorene (  ) Easterday; married 18 Feb 1963 Linda Kay Phillips]

Charles Richard Easterday left this life on September 7, 2005, in the comfort of his home surrounded by family. Charles was born on July 7, 1944, in Springfield. He married his high school sweetheart, Linda Kay Phillips, on February 18, 1963. On November 9, 1970, he became a father to Kevin and later a proud "PaPa" to his grandson, Darin Kacey. Charles was a kind, loving husband, father, son, brother and PaPa who blessed his family with his wit and humor. Charles is welcomed in Heaven by his father, Willard, and brother, Dennis. He is survived by his mother, Lorene Robb; his wife, Linda; his son, Kevin and wife, Brandi, and their son, Darin; a brother, Roger and wife, Rita; a sister, Sue and husband, John Edmonds; a sister, Phyllis and husband, Bill Raymond; and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held at 6 to 8 p.m. today in Meadors Chapel, Republic. Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday in Meadors Chapel with burial in Payne Cemetery. Memorial contributions can be made to St. John's Hospice.

 

Eastman, Danny Russell 2 Apr 1962 - 22 Jan 2006 SN-L 24 Jan 2006

[Note: Son of David & Freeda (  ) Eastman]

Danny Russell Eastman, was born April 2, 1962, and passed away January 22, 2006. He was preceded in death by his mother, Freeda, in 2003. He is survived by his father, David Eastman; three sisters and one brother; one brother-in-law; two nieces and three nephews. Though a simple soul, he loved and was loved by all. A kind and gentle person with a childlike spirit. Danny left this world much too soon. He will be missed greatly by all who knew him. Visitation is 10 a.m. Thursday in House-Gregg Funeral Home, Walnut Ridge, Ark., followed by a graveside service at 11 a.m. A small service for anyone wishing to attend will be held at Northpark Village in Ozark Friday at 6 p.m.

 

Eaton, Ava (Laney) 9 Jan 1892 - 1 Jan 1947 CCR 9 Jan 1947 p5

[Note: married 28 Aug 1908 Ollie Eaton]

Mrs. Ava Laney Eaton was born Jan. 9, 1892, and passed away on Jan. 1, 1947, at her home in the Hurley community. She was united in marriage to Ollie Eaton on Aug.  28, 1908, and to this union were born ten children. One child preceded her in death. She was converted early in life and placed her membership with the Pentecostal church. Surviving are her husband, Ollie, nine children, a sister, Mrs. Maude Little of Clever, three brothers, Mack Laney of Galena, Jerry Laney of Chelsea, Okla., and Harold Laney of Reedley, Calif. Funeral services were held Thursday afternoon in the Hurley school auditorium, conducted by Rev. Eaton. Burial was in the Short cemetery under direction of the Maples Funeral Home of Clever.

 

Eaton, Bessie Hazel 10 Jul 1911 - Jan 1978  OH 19 Jan 1978 p5

[Note: married Burt Eaton]

REEDS SPRING - Services for Mrs. Bessie Hazel Eaton, 66, Ozark, were at 2 p.m. Friday in Stumpff Chapel with Henry McCauley officiating. Burial was in Yocum Pond Cemetery. Mrs. Eaton died at 5:30 a.m. Monday in her home near Ozark. She had been in ill health since November 1977. A former resident of Reeds Spring, she made her home near Ozark since August 1977. She was the widow of Burt Eaton who died in March 1977. Mrs. Eaton was a member of the World Wide Church of God. Surviving are a son, Ted, Ozark; a sister, Mrs. Dicy Davis, Forsyth; four grandchildren and five great grandchildren.

 

Eaton, Daniel Boone 29 Nov 1860 - 12 Feb 1946 CCR 21 Feb 1946 p6

[Note: married Nancy Ann Carr 8 Oct 1859 - 14 Feb 1942]

Daniel Boone Eaton, 85, a retired blacksmith and farmer, died at his home near Hurley Feb. 12, 1946. He was born in Arkansas but came to this community when very young and spent the remainder of his life here. He is survived by three sons, Ollie and Homer of Hurley and Roy of Long Beach, Calif.; and one brother, Will Eaton of Washington. Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon in the Baptist church at Hurley with burial in the Short cemetery under direction of the Wilburn Maples Funeral Home of Clever.

 

Eaton, Ebbie Sue (Ray) 8 Sep 1917 - 17 Nov 2009 SN-L 25 Nov 2009

[Note: Daughter of Douglas Ray & Myrtle (Stafford) Ray; married 27 Aug 1948 Willard W. Eaton]

Ebbie Sue Eaton, 92, of Highlandville, passed away Nov. 17, 2009, in her home with family by her side as she entered her heavenly home. She was born Sept. 8, 1917, in Memphis, Tenn., the daughter of Douglas Ray and Myrtle (Stafford) Ray. On Aug. 27, 1948, she was united in marriage to Willard Eaton. She loved gardening, quilting, crocheting, baseball and working in her flower garden. Above all, her family was her greatest joy and she never failed to make each one feel loved. She looked forward to the special times with her grandson, Steve, until her health began to fail. “She was much more than a grandmother. She was our ‘Nanny,’ who left us with many happy memories and a legacy of love, which she instilled in her daughter, Barbara, who she loved more than anything and who will carry on that legacy of love, faith and family.  We hold on to that blessed hope that we will see her again in heaven.” Survivors include: Her daughter, Barbara Jimerson, and husband Glen, Highlandville; four grandchildren, Stephanie Vanzant, Lance Morris, Steve Jimerson, and Kelly Jimerson; 10 great-grandchildren; 12 great-great-grandchildren, two nephews, Buck Ray and wife Marilyn, and Bill Ray and wife Nancy; and other relatives. She was preceded in death by her husband Willard in 2007, her parents and two brothers. The family would like to extend a special thanks to Seasons Hospice for their care and compassion, especially to Lisa, and God’s perfect timing for having Chaplain J.R. come to the door at the precise moment she was entering heaven. Funeral services were 10 a.m. Nov. 21 in Adams Funeral Home, Nixa. Burial will follow in Jones-Chastain Cemetery. Friends were able to call at the funeral home from 2 to 7 p.m. Nov. 20 for viewing.
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Eaton, Ebbie Sue (Ray) 8 Sep 1917 - 17 Nov 2009 CCH-N 25 Nov 2009

[Note: Daughter of Douglas & Myrtle (Stafford) Ray; married 27 Aug 1948 Willard W. “Wid” Eaton 24 Mar 1929 - 30 Apr 2007]

Ebbie Sue Eaton, 92, of Highlandville, passed away Nov. 17, 2009, in her home with family by her side as she entered her heavenly home. She was born Sept. 8, 1917, in Memphis, Tenn., the daughter of Douglas Ray and Myrtle (Stafford) Ray. On Aug. 27, 1948, she was united in marriage to Willard Eaton. She loved gardening, quilting, crocheting, baseball and working in her flower garden. Above all, her family was her greatest joy and she never failed to make each one feel loved. She looked forward to the special times with her grandson, Steve, until her health began to fail. “She was much more than a grandmother. She was our ‘Nanny’ who left us with many happy memories and a legacy of love, which she instilled in her daughter, Barbara who she loved more than anything and who will carry on that legacy of love, faith and family. We hold on to that blessed hope that we will see her again in heaven.” Survivors includes: Her daugter, Barbara Jimerson, and husband Glen, Highlandville; four grandchildren, Stephanie Vanzant, Lance Morris, Steve Jimerson, and Kelly Jimerson; 10 great-grandchildren; 12 great-great grandchildren; two nephews, Buck Ray and wife Marilyn, and Bill Ray and wife, Nancy; and other relatives. She was preceded in death by her husband Willard in 2007, her parents and two brothers. The family would like to extend a special thanks to Seasons Hospice for their care and compassion, especially to Lisa, and God’s perfect timing for having Chaplain J. r. come to the door at the precise moment she was entering heaven. Funeral services were 10 a.m. Nov. 21 in Adams Funeral Home, Nixa. Burial will follow in Jones-Chastain Cemetery. Friends were able to call at the funeral home from 2 to 7 p.m. Nov. 20 for viewing.

 

Eaton, Ernest Carroll 4 Dec 1888 - 4 Jul 1939 CCR 13 Jul 1939 p5

[Note: Son of Daniel Boone & Nancy (Carr) Eaton; married 19 Oct 1912 Sara Williams]

Ernest Carroll Eaton, the son of Mr. and Mrs. D.B. Eaton was born December 4, 1939 at the age of 50. He was married to Sara Williams October 19, 1912. To this union were born three daughters and one son, one daughter, Lois Lee, preceded him in death. Those who survive are his wife, and three children, Mrs. Loyd Neal of Eureka Springs, AR, Miss Lindell Eaton of Hurley and Mr. Ernest Eaton of Hurley, one granddaughter, Mary Margaret Eaton, his parents, Mr. and Mrs. D.B. Eaton also of Hurley, MO, three brothers, Ollie and Homer of Hurley and Roy of Reedley, CA, other relatives and a host of friends. Funeral services were held at 2 pm Wednesday in the Baptist church at Hurley, conducted by Rev. Fred Jones, pastor of the Clever Baptist church, assisted by the Rev. Willie Eaton. Burial was made in the Masonic cemetery at Crane under the direction of the Wilburn Maples Funeral Home of Clever, MO.

 

Eaton, John 1852 - 11 Aug 1930 CCR 21 Aug 1930

[Note: Son of William & Martha (Speare) Eaton; died Nevada State Hospital; MODC says buried Clever, but obit says buried Quail Spur, no location given]

Funeral services for John Eaton, 78, who lived two miles south of Hurley, but who died at the hospital in Nevada Monday, Aug. 11, were held at 2:30 at the home of his brother, Tom Eaton, with whom he had been living for several years. He is survived by three children; Hattie Blissett of Tulsa, Okla.; Sarah Hines of Waverly, Mo.; Tom Eaton of Washington; and three brothers and one half brother; Tom and Boone Eaton of Hurley and Will Eaton of Washington; and Buck spears of Hurley. Burial was made in the Quall Spur cemetery under the direction of the Wilburn Maples Funeral Home of Clever.

 

Eaton, John Clifford 15 Jan 1911 – 2 Jan 1995  CCH-N 11 Jan 1995

[Note: Son of Charles & Ida Belle (Franklin) Eaton; married Melba L. 19 Apr 1926 - 23 Apr 1990]

John Clifford Eaton, 83, Potosi, died Monday, Jan. 2, 1995, in Americana Healthcare Center, Springfield. He was born Jan. 15, 1911, in Undine, the son of Charles and Ida Belle Franklin Eaton. For years he operated the State Park Marina at Lake Wappapello. He is preceded in death by his wife, Melba, on April 2, 1990; and four brothers. Survivors include three sons and their wives, John B. and Linda Eaton, Atlanta, Ga., Herman and Betty Eaton, Potosi, and Walter and Joyce Eaton, Potosi; a daughter and her husband, Mary Sue and Dennis Gamble, Blue Springs; eight grandchildren, six great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Services were held Thursday, Jan. 5, in Britton Funeral Home, Potosi, with Pastor Jimmy Young officiating. Burial was in Red Bud Cemetery. Funeral arrangements were under the direction of Adams Funeral Home, Ozark.

 

Eaton, Louis F. 5 Mar 1855 - 26 Apr 1901

[Note: married Lucinda Price]

Died at his home in Ozark, MO April 26, 1901, at 1:40 p.m. Louis F. Eaton. He leaves a wife, son Buford, daughter Theresa to mourn his loss.  He was born March 5th, 1855 near Knob Lick, Metcalfe, KY, was united in matrimony to Lucinda Price February 28th 1875. He professed faith in the loving Savior over thirteen years ago and was a member of the M. E. Church South. He was patient and submissive during his long and painful illness and expressed himself ready to depart. He was a kind, loving husband and father and a generous friend.

 

One less at home, The charmed circle broken – a dear face    Missed day to day from his usual place  But cleansed, saved, perfected by grace; One more in heaven.

One less on earth,   Its pain, its sorrow and its toil to share    One less the pilgrim’s daily cross to bear  One more the crown of the blessed to wear   At home in heaven.

The remains were laid to rest in Ozark Cemetery Saturday evening, April 27th, services being conducted by Prof. D. W. Bird. Christian County Republican 9 May 1901.

 

Eaton, Nancy Ann (Carr) 8 Oct 1859 - 14 Feb 1942 CCR 26 Feb 1942 p8

[Note: married 1886 Daniel Boone Eaton 29 Nov 1860 - 12 Feb 1946]

Nancy Ann Eaton was born Oct. 8, 1959, and died Feb. 14, 1942, at the age of 83 years, three months and 11 days. She was married to D.B. Eaton in 1886 and to this union were born four sons. One son, Carroll, preceded her in death. Those who survive her are her husband and three sons, Homer and Ollie of Crane and Roy of California, other relatives and a host of friends. She was a member of the Methodist church. Funeral services were held Sunday at the home conducted by Revs. Frank and Willie Eaton, nephews of the deceased, with burial in the Short cemetery under the direction of Wilburn Maples Funeral Home of Clever.

 

Eaton, Rowena 1931 - 10 Apr 1932 CCR 14 Apr 1932 p8

[Note: Daughter of Ollie G. & Ava M.  (?) Eaton; no MO DC found]

Funeral services for Rowena Eaton, the 8 month old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ollie Eaton of near Hurley, who died Sunday night, April 10, 1932, were held Monday at 2 p.m., at the residence, conducted by Rev. Johnson. Burial was made in the Short cemetery under the direction of Wilburn Maples Funeral Home of Clever. She is survived by the parents, eight sisters, and two brothers.

 

Eaton, Thomas 14 Feb 1854 - 8 Sep 1933 CCR 14 Sep 1933 p1

[Note: Son of William & Martha (Spears) Eaton; married 15 Dec 1891 Mary who m/1 Sanders]

Thomas Eaton was born in Boone County, Arkansas, Feb. 14, 1854, and departed this life at his home near Quail Spur, Sept. 8, 1933, at the age of 79 years, 7 months and 6 days. He was married to Mrs. Mary Sanders Dec. 15, 1891. She departed this life June 22, 1906. To this union two children were born, Mrs. Minnie Jackson and A.J. Eaton, both of Crane, MO. He was also a father to three step-children, Mrs. Sarah Gwaltney, deceased, Mr. P.E. Sanders of Logan, MO, and Mrs. Lou Carr of Marionville, MO. He never joined any church but was a faithful husband and father, and honorable citizen and good neighbor, often expressing his desire to do right. Funeral services were held Sunday, Sept. 10, at 2 p.m., at the home conducted by Rev. F.C. Zinn of Crane, MO, with burial in the Long cemetery under the direction of the Wilburn Maples Funeral Home of Clever, MO.

 

Eaton, Willard "Wid" 24 Mar 1929 - 30 Apr 2007 SN-L 2 May 2007

[Note: Son of Luther & Thelma (King) Eaton; married 27 Aug 1948 Sue Ray]

Willard "Wid” Eaton, age 78, of Highlandville, passed away Monday, April 30, 2007. He was born March 24, 1929, in Jonesboro, Arkansas, the son of Luther and Thelma (King) Eaton. He served his country in the U.S. Army during World War II. On August 27, 1948, he and Sue Ray were united in marriage. Mr. Eaton retired from Dow Chemical Company in Freeport, Texas. He enjoyed being outdoors, and was a loving grandfather. He enjoyed the special visits with his grandson Steve. He had a steadfast faith in Jesus that never wavered and he knew he had a home in heaven. His favorite scripture is Philippians 4:13, "I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.? We will miss our "Widdie” so very much. Survivors include his wife, Sue; a daughter, Barbara Jimerson and husband, Glen, Ozark; four grandchildren, Stephanie Vanzant, Lance Morris, Steve Jimerson, and Kelly Jimerson; 10 great-grandchildren; nine great-great-grandchildren; two brothers and their wives, Raymond and Pat Eaton, and Bill and Frances Eaton; and other relatives. His parents and two brothers, Beanie and Buzz, preceded him in death. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday, May 4, in Adams Funeral Home, Nixa. Burial will follow in Jones-Chastain Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home for viewing from 2 to 7 p.m. on Thursday. Absent from the body, present with the Lord.

 

Eaton, William Curtis 6 Feb 1918 - 25 Jul 1982 OH 29 Jul 1982 p2

[Note: Son of John T. & Bettie ( ) Eaton; married Wanda Maxine]

Services for William Curtis Eaton, 64, Monett, were Tuesday in Manlove-Stumpff Chapel in Crane with the Rev. Anna L. Hall officiating. Burial was in Masonic Cemetery, Crane. Mr. Eaton died July 25 in St. Vincent’s Hospital after a long illness. Formerly of Crane, he was a member of Crane United Methodist Church. Survivors include his wife, Wanda Maxine; five sons, William, Del City, Okla., John, Anchorage, Alaska and Curtis, Pete and Michael, all of Monett; five daughters, Mary Louise Trowbridge, Dallas, Texas, Helen Newby and Penny, both of Oklahoma City, Okla. and Wanda Kay Gryder, Clever; a brother, Gene, Fort Scott, Kan.; three sisters, Cordie Henson, Reeds Spring, Louise Martin, state of New Jersey, and Betty Atterberry, Joplin; 23 grandchildren; and two great grandchildren.

 

Eberle, Charles Albert 1 Oct 1859 - 18 Aug 1938 CCR 25 Aug 1938 p1

[Note: Son of Henry & Mary (Heidig) Eberle; married c1880 Elizabeth Eli 20 Oct 1854 - 18 Mar 1932; name on tombstone Albert Charles Eberle]

Charles Albert Eberle was born Oct. 1, 1859, in Mt. Joy, Penn., and departed this life Aug. 18, 1938, at the age of 78 years, 10 months and 17days. He was united in marriage to Elizabeth Eli about 1880 and to this union were born two daughters, Mrs. Gertrude Chronister of the home address and Mrs. Maud Nicholson of Springfield, Mo., and three grandchildren, Mrs. Merele Wirth of Oregon, Mrs. Goldie Cummings of St. Joseph, Mo. And Mrs. Fay Finch of Springfield, Mo., and three great grandchildren, one brother, Elmer Eberle of Harrisburg, Penn., and one sister, Mrs. Ella White of Auburn, Ill., and a host of friends to mourn his loss. He was converted to Christ Jan. 21, 1915, and united with the Fairview Baptist church and remained a faithful member till death. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, Aug. 20, at 2 p.m. in the Fairview church by Rev. Roy Shipman with burial in the Fairview cemetery under the direction of the Sparta Undertaking Co., Rathbun and Chaffin.

 

Eberle, Elizabeth E. (Eli) 20 Oct 1854 - 18 Mar 1932 CCR 24 Mar 1932 p5

[Note: Daughter of George & Sarah (Roe) Eli; married c1878 Albert Charles Eberle 1 Oct 1858  - 18 Aug 1938; mother of Gertrude (Eberle) Johnson & ? ; 1930 census, tombstone &  MODC of husband all spell name Eberle]

Elizabeth E. Eberley, aged 77 years, passed out of this life at her home near Fairview March 18, 1932. She is survived by her husband, two daughters and her many friends. Funeral services were held March 20, 1932, in the Fairview church with burial in the cemetery near the church under the direction of Rathbun & Chaffin of the Sparta Undertaking Co.

 

Ebersold, Charley 20 Oct 1877 - 30 Dec 1944 CCR 4 Jan 1945 p1

[Note: Son of Valentine & Barbara (Shonick) Ebersold; married  6 May 1900 CCM Martha Maud Angus 3 Sep 1883 - 8 Sep 1964]

Charley Ebersold was born at St. Jacobs, Ill., Oct. 20, 1877, and passed away Dec. 30, 1944. He moved to Missouri at the age of 19 and located near Clever where he was a prominent farmer for 44 years. He was united in marriage to Miss Maude Angus May 6, 1900 and to this union were born three children. Surviving are his wife; one daughter, Mrs. Grace Honsinger; two sons, Alfred of Springfield and George of Independence, Mo.; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Albena Phuse of St. Louis and Mrs. Amelia Dahms of California; one brother, George of Billings. Funeral services were held Monday afternoon in the Maples Funeral Home chapel conducted by Rev. Lynn Swadley of Springfield. Burial was made in the Smart cemetery.

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