J.C. Eaves

Wednesday, May 9, 2007

BERNIE, Mo. -- J.C. Eaves, 75, of Bernie died Sunday, May 6, 2007, at Memphis Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Memphis, Tenn.

He was born Dec. 30, 1931, at Grayridge, Mo., son of Dave and Hazel Eaves. He and Jacquline Hester were married Aug. 25, 1953, at Bloomfield, Mo.

Eaves had been a farmer.

He served in the U.S. Air Force.

Survivors include his wife; three sons, Harold Eaves of Kennett, Mo., James Eaves of Jackson, Johnny Eaves of Bernie; a daughter, Barbara Kegley of Malden, Mo.; a brother, Ed Crockett of Michigan; a sister, Carol Hall of Brighton, Mich.; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and three brothers.

Friends may call from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. today at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie.

Graveside service will be at 1 p.m. today at Missouri State Veterans Cemetery in Bloomfield, with Stan Dauck officiating.