OBITUARY

Sammy Eaton Sr.

May 4, 1944May 4, 2013

Sammy Eaton, Sr., 69, died Saturday, May 4, 2013, at his home. He was born May 4, 1944, to Sam J. and Oletta Lancaster Eaton. He was a truck driver, and a member of Thrasher Baptist Church. He enjoyed raising horses and dogs.

Funeral services will be at 2:00 P.M. Tuesday, May 7, 2013, at the McMillan Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Doug Rakestraw and Bro. Dale Ross officiating. Burial will be in Little Brown Cemetery.

He is survived by his wife, Judy Crabb Eaton; three daughters, Julie (Marlon) Bingham of Booneville, Keri (Frank) Dillworth and Cortney Eaton, both of Rienzi; two sons, Eddie Storey of Tupelo and Sammy Eaton, Jr. of Rienzi; one sister, Deborah Eller of Niceville, FL; one brother, Darvis Eaton of Jumpertown; two sisters –in-law, Gloria Berry and Wanda Alford; 10 grandchildren, Robin Storey, Josh Storey, Caitlen Eaton, Lexie Eaton, Justin Coats, Bryson Coats, Colt Bingham, Catlin Bingham and Whitley Bingham; and six great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by one son, Robby Storey; his parents; his grandparents, Dewey and Mary Eaton and Mr. and Mrs. R.L. Lancaster; and his father and mother-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. R.L. Crabb.

Pallbearers are Marlon Bingham, Frank Dillworth, Mark Long, Ryan Lovvern, Clay Phillips and Tyler Phillips.

Visitation will be from 5:00 P.M. until 9:00 P.M. Monday at the funeral home.

Services

  • Visitation Monday, May 6, 2013
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, May 7, 2013
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Diane Furtick Bathauer

May 11, 2013

To Judy, and children of Sammy Sr., I was so sorry to hear of his passing. You may remember me Judy, I am the former Diane Furtick of Rienzi, and my parents L.D. and Barbara Furtick knew you and your folks back in the day when you all had the Oasis. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

Tammy Bullock

May 6, 2013

Julie,
I am so sorry to hear about your dad. Please know that I am praying for you and your family.
Love,
Tammy Bullock

Ray Eaton and Family

May 6, 2013

Our thoughts and prayers are with all the family.

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