Winnie Pearl Eakes
Wednesday, March 5, 2014 12:00 AM
Services for Winnie Pearl Eakes were held Saturday, March 1, 2014, at 2 p.m. from McClain-Hays Chapel.
The Rev. Richard Burks officiated. Burial followed in McLain Chapel Cemetery.
Mrs. Eakes, 81, died Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014, at home.
She was a lifelong resident of Neshoba County and a longtime resident of the McDonald community. She retired from Wells-Lamont. Mrs. Eakes was a member of Pentecostal Apostolic Church.
Survivors include daughters, Sylvia Hooton of Tupelo, Sharon Sharp of Atlanta, Ga., and Lisa May of McComb; son, R. Bryant King of Brandon; sister, Maxine Alford of Calico; nine grandchildren; nine great-grand-children; and two great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, James Milton Eakes; sons, James L. Eakes, Norman J. Eakes, Roger Dale Eakes, and David Russel Eakes; daughter, Mary Jane Eakes King; sisters, Lucille Coats, Myrtle Coats and Grace Guthrie; and brothers, Kenneth Smith and Rufus J. Smith.