Christine Young Eanes
July 29, 1930 – April 1, 2018
Christine Young Eanes, 87, of Martinsville passed away on April 1, 2018. She was born in Franklin Co. on July 29, 1930 to Jackson Lee Young and Ella Doris Ingram Young.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John Morton Eanes; son, Michael Ray Eanes, and numerous half and step siblings.
She is survived by her sons, John D. Eanes of Liberty, Mo. and Donald L. Eanes of Martinsville; granddaughters, Megan Eanes, Stacey Eanes, and Katherine Eanes; great-grandchildren, Arielle Mitchell and Adelyn Campbell.
The family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to Chatham Heights Baptist Church, 1235 Old Chatham Road, Martinsville, VA 24112. Visitors will be received at the home of Megan Eanes at 517 Miles Road, Collinsville, VA 24078.
The visitation will be from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 4, 2018 at McKee-Stone Funeral Home. The funeral service will be 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, April 5, 2018 at Chatham Heights Baptist Church with the Reverend Dr. Mike Hatfield officiating. Burial will follow at Roselawn Burial Park
Arrangements are by McKee-Stone Funeral Home-Martinsville, VA To express condolences online, please visit www.collinsmckeestonemartinsville.com
- Jackson Lee Young, Father
- Ella Doris Ingram Young, Mother
- John Morton Eanes, Husband
- Michael Ray Eanes, Son
- John D. Eanes, Son
- Donald L. Eanes, Son
- Megan Eanes, Granddaughter
- Stacey Eanes, Granddaughter
- Katherine Eanes, Granddaughter
- Arielle Mitchell, Great Granddaughter
- Adelyn Campbell, Great Granddaughter
- Mrs. Eanes was also preceded in death by numerous half and step siblings.
Chatham Heights Baptist Church
1235 Old Chatham Road, Martinsville, Virginia 24112
- Visitation Wednesday, April 4, 2018
- Funeral Service Thursday, April 5, 2018
Christine Young Eanes
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April 4, 2018
Johnny and Donald,
I don't even know where to begin. From the time I was born and arrived at my first home on Banks Road I knew your family from the very beginning. Your mom made my toddler years and older a joy. She was a second mom to me. Johnny and I had so much fun doing adventurous things in the neighborhood and woods. From playing on the vines in the woods at the end of Banks Road to playing football, cowboys and Indians, cops and robbers. Loved shooting Mike's air pellet pistol. You name it. And all the civil war gum cards and Mad magazines we had. It was a blast. Also listening to rock music especially in Mike's room. Seems like he had the neatest stereo. I loved spending the nights there after we had moved to Craig St. from Banks Road in 1963. Your mom was the best cook. I loved having meals at your house. She was also a great cub scout mother. I really miss those days. I feel for your loss and I always will remember Christine. The photos you put on this website were fantastic. I know she loved her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. What a wonderful family. Take care and hope to see you down the road.
Sam and Diana Fishel
April 2, 2018
John and Donald,
So sorry to hear of the loss of your Mom. I think back to the 70's and coming over to your house to listen to music. Sometimes Jim Grogan was there and other times Victor Rakes. She was always very nice and cordial to me and I always appreciated that. Hope you guys are well.
April 2, 2018
To the family of Christine Eanes,
My name is Brenda, I would like to send my sincere condolence for the lost of your loved one. May you find comfort with each other and the memories you have of your mother. I find such comfort in the bible, when you get the time please look at ( 2Corinthians 1:3,4).