|Birth: ||Sep. 28, 1878|
|Death: ||Jan. 10, 1944|
Mr. Eakins was born September 28, 1878 near Canyon City, Oregon in the Indian Territory days and came to Oklahoma before statehood and before 1900.
He was married to Annie Lilley in Cheyenne, February 14, 1900.
He lived in and near that community until 13 years ago when he moved to Elida, New Mexico.
He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Annie Eakins, one daughter, Mrs. Lillie Barton of Durham; two sons, B.L. of Durham and Sam of Elida, New Mexico; one grandson, J.B. Eakins and one great grandson of Durham; two brothers, Noel of Clovis, New Mexico and George of Hammon; three sisters, Mrs. Grace Grubes of Wichita, Kansas, Mrs. Bob Crockett of Altus, Oklahoma and Mrs. N.J. Lacey of Collidge, Arizona.
Funeral services for Jessie O. Eakins, pioneer resident of Roger Mills County, who died at Shattuck hospital, Monday, January 10, 1944 at 6:00 a.m. following an illness of one year, were held Wednesday, January 12, 1944 at 2:30 p.m. at the Bellview School with Reverend C.S. Bryant of Cheyenne officiating.
Burial was in the Bellview cemetery, Roger Mills County, Oklahoma with Littrell-Scroggins in charge of arrangements.
Sayre Daily Headlight Journal, Sayre, OK 13-Jan-1944
James Montgomery Eakins (1845 - 1918)
Mary Dialtha James Eakins (1850 - 1937)
Sarah Ann Lilley Eakins (1882 - 1959)*
Lillie Ney Eakins Barton (1902 - 1980)*
Bernard Lee Eakins (1904 - 1981)*
James Oliver Eakins (1906 - 1952)*
Noah Wiley Eakins (1871 - 1954)*
Jessie Oliver Eakins (1878 - 1944)
Mildred Dialtha Eakins Lacey (1883 - 1965)*
Grace Lola Eakins Gerbes (1887 - 1983)*
George Calvin Eakins (1889 - 1961)*
Roger Mills County
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Originally Created by: Rob Walker
Record added: Sep 26, 2012
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