James Eby

Monday, June 28, 2004

James A. Eby, 92, of Whitewater died Saturday, June 26, 2004, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau.

He was born Nov. 30, 1911, at New Madrid County, Mo., son of Elmer and Viola McFadden Eby. He and Vida Taylor were married July 4, 1941, at LaForge, Mo.

Eby was a self-employed farmer and a member of Chaffee General Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife; a son, Mike "Al" Eby of Whitewater; a daughter, Sue Traw of Chaffee, Mo.; a sister; Helen Fields of Decatur, Ill.; three grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.

He was preceded in death by four brothers and two sisters.

Friends may call at 4 p.m. Tuesday at the Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee.

Graveside service will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Union Park Cemetery in Chaffee, with the Rev. Watis Harrell officiating.