|Birth: ||Apr. 14, 1916|
|Death: ||Apr. 8, 2012|
Kathryn G. Eason
April 14, 1916 - April 8, 2012
Kathryn Garey Eason died on Sunday, April 8, 2012 at the age of 95 in Brentwood, TN.
She was the middle child of seven born to William R. and Mary E. McDougal Garey. She was born on April 14, 1916 in Hardin County, TN. She attended schools in Hardin County and completed her education at Lambuth College and Freed-Hardeman College.
She began her career as an elementary school teacher. While in college, she met Ruel Eason, who became her husband a year later. She and Ruel were married for almost sixty years prior to his death in 1998. They lived in Florence, AL for six years before moving to Nashville and later to Brentwood. They were faithful members of Lawrence Avenue and Granny White Churches of Christ.
After their retirement, they traveled extensively. In October 1997, they moved to Southerland Place in Brentwood, a few months prior to Ruel's death. Kathryn continued to make her home there among many dear friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Ruel, and their daughter, Elizabeth Ann, who died shortly after her birth. She was also preceded in death by four brothers, Douglas, Chalmers, Edward and William C. Garey, and one sister, Martha Anne Goff.
She is survived by a brother, Jim Garey of Jackson, TN; nieces and nephews, Garey Goff, Linda Shadel, Dwight Garey, Nancy Frith, Elizabeth Hyatt, Dan Garey, Kathryn Brinton, David Garey, Mark Garey, Margaret Dyer, Billy Magers, James Eason and Jean Eason, many great-nieces and nephews, and many close friends.
Visitation with the family will be held on Tuesday, April 10, 2012 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., at the Woodlawn Funeral Home, with services to follow at 2:30 p.m., at the Woodlawn's Dignity Hall, with Brother Dennis Lloyd officiating. Burial will follow at the Woodlawn Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital , Memphis, TN.
Woodlawn-Roesch-Patton Funeral Home, (615) 383-4754.
Woodlawn Memorial Park and Mausoleum
Created by: Frances Donnelly
Record added: May 31, 2012
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