'Mrs. Geraldine 'Deannie' Eaves passed away Friday, Aug. 15, 2008, at her Southbrook Skilled Nursing Center residence, at the age of 70 years, 11 months & 13 days. Geraldine was born Sept. 2, 1937, in Gumbo, Mo., & was the daughter of William & Flora Mae 'Strickland' Mahurin. Also preceding-in-death were: 1 Son, Ricky Gene Eaves, Sr. (2007); 2 Sisters, stillborn: Wilma & Wanda. 2 Brothers: Bobby Gene "Red" Mahurin & Donald Lee "Banjo" Mahurin. 1 Granddaughter, Christy Emanuel & 1 Sister-In-Law: Rachel Mahurin.
Geraldine was a member of the Crossroads First Church of God and worked as a Youth Leader at the Crossroads First Church of God & had an impact on other lives. Deannie was an avid Bowler for many years & also worked for many years at Medical Arts Clinic.
Survivors Include: 2 Sons, Charles L. "Chuck" Eaves, of Farmington; Doug (& Mary) Eaves, of Ellsinore, MO. 2 Sisters: Rheathal June 'Mrs. John' Hardesty, of Farmington; Betty Lou 'Mrs. Paul' Henroid, of Park Hills. 4 Brothers: William Glenn "Sonny" (& Joyce) Mahurin, of West Columbia, TX; Francis Dewayne "Butch" (& Bonita) Mahurin, of Desloge; James Eugene "Jimbo" (& Betty Sue) Mahurin, of Desloge; Larry Ray "Little Banjo" (& Thelma) Mahurin, of Hurryville. 1 Sister-In-Law: Barb Mahurin, of Sweeny, TX; 6 Grandchildren: Ricky Gene (& Michelle) Eaves, II; Lacey Nichole 'Mrs. Chris' Singer; Tyler Nicholas Eaves; Jonathan, Faith & Brooke Eaves. Grandson-In-Law: Marc Emanuel. 7 Great-Grandchildren: Jacob, Nathan, Patrick Jack Emanuel. Sierra, Brody & Trent Eaves. Bleke Singer.
Visitation : Monday, 5-9 p.m. Visitation resumes Tuesday @ 6:30 a.m.
Funeral : Tuesday, 10:30 a.m., Aug. 19, 2008,
at : TAYLOR Funeral Service CHAPEL, with Rev. David Parmley officiating.
Interment follows at : IOOF Cemetery, Park Hills
Memorials to: The Geraldine Eaves family would be appreciated in Lieu of Flowers.