|Birth: ||Jul. 23, 1914|
Des Moines County
|Death: ||Sep., USA|
Mrs. Eggleston died on Sept. 24, at the Burnside Nursing Home in Marshall. She was a retired teacher after teaching for over 30 years including the Casey Schools special education program.
Funeral services will he at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 28. at the Greenwell Funeral Home in Martinsville, with the Rev. Mark Doane officiating. Burial will be in the Ridgelawn Cemetery in Martinsville. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. today, Sept. 27, at the funeral home.
Mrs. Eggleston was born July 23, 1914 in Burlington, Iowa, the daughter of Forney and Addie Paul Blakely. She married Joel Eggleston July 5, 1965. He preceded her in death Aug.
Survivors include one step-son. John Eggleston of Paris; one stepdaughter. Joan Swift of Terre Haute, Ind.: a sister-in-law Sue Blakely of Martinsville; one niece. Neva Sue Pefley of Reelsville, Ind.; six grandchildren: 11 great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren; four great-nieces; and a great-nephew. She was also preceded in death by brother Paul Blakely, an infant brother, and nephew Dick Blakely.
Mrs. Eggleston graduated from Western Illinois University and earned a masters degree from Indiana State University. She was a member of the Delta Kappa Gamma Society, the Ste. Grace Chapter Order of the Eastern Star in Martinsville; and the White Shrine Chapter in Casey.
Memorials in Mrs. Eggleston's memory may be made to the Martinsville United Methodist Church.
Joel Bently Eggleston (1901 - 1984)
Created by: Cindy Cornwell McCachern
Record added: Feb 13, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 84909042
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