Charlene Eaton Stroupe

August 26, 1929March 6, 2018

Jumpertown Charlene Eaton Stroupe, 88, passed away Tuesday, March 6, 2018, at Diversicare Nursing Home in Ripley, MS. She was born August 26, 1929 to Clovis and Gracie Eaton. She worked for 56 years in public work. She retired at age 82 from Jumpertown School where she did custodial work. She was a member of Jumpertown Church of Christ Church.

A Celebration of Life will be at 2:00 P.M. Friday, March 9, 2018, at McMillan Funeral Home. Burial will be in Jumpertown Cemetery. She is survived by two daughters, Carolyn Sorrels-Pannell (Jim) of Tupelo and Shelia Johnson (Johnny) of Jumpertown; two grandchildren, Tren Depoy (Bill) of Mansfield, TX and Sam Sorrels of Tupelo; one grandson-in-law, Lino Chue; eight great grandchildren, Talley Flowers, Maddie Flowers, Liam Flowers, Rafe Flowers, Zéva Sorrels, Audrey Depoy and Chaz Depoy and Kolton Depoy. She is also survived by numerous extended family, nieces, nephews and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Junior Stroupe; her parents; one infant daughter, Barbara Sue Stroupe; two sisters, Winona Newby and Dallie Mae Eaton; one brother, Gettys Eaton; one grandson, Joshua Sorrels and one grandson-in-law, Jeff Flowers.

Visitation will be from 5:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. Thursday, March 8, 2018 and she will lie in state two hours prior to service at the funeral home. Condolences may be left at


  • Carolyn (Jim) Sorrels-Pannell, Daughter
  • Shelia (Johnny) Johnson, Daughter
  • Tren (Bill) Depoy, Grandchild
  • Sam Sorrels, Grandchild
  • Lino Chue, Grandson-In-Law
  • Talley Flowers, Great Grandchild
  • Maddie Flowers, Great Grandchild
  • Liam Flowers, Great Grandchild
  • Rafe Flowers, Great Grandchild
  • Zéva Sorrels, Great Grandchild
  • Audrey Depoy, Great Grandchild
  • Chaz Depoy, Great Grandchild
  • Kolton Depoy, Great Grandchild
  • Junior Stroupe, Husband
  • Clovis Eaton, Father
  • Gracie Eaton, Mother
  • Barbara Sue Stroupe, Infant Daughter
  • Winona Newby, Sister
  • Dallie Mae Eaton, Sister
  • Gettys Eaton, Brother
  • Joshua Sorrels, Grandson
  • Jeff Flowers, Grandson-In-Law

  • Wayne Vandygriff
  • Men of Jumpertown Church of Christ
  • Fred Tyler
  • Cameron Jumper
  • Butch Hutchens
  • Cutah Newby


  • Visitation Thursday, March 8, 2018
  • A Celebration of Life Friday, March 9, 2018

Charlene Eaton Stroupe

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