|Birth: ||Jun. 6, 1882|
|Death: ||Feb. 25, 1959|
Roger Mills County
Sarah Anna Eakins was born in Wise County, Texas, June 6, 1882 to Willie May and Ney Lilley. She died February 25, 1959 inCheyenne, Oklahoma at the age of 76 years, 5 months and 19 days, after an illness of six months.
At the age of 14 she moved with her family to a homestead near Kiowa, Oklahoma where she grew to womanhood. She had been a member of the Methodist Church since childhood.
She was united in marriage to Jesse Eakins, February 14, 1900 at Cheyenne, Oklahoma Territory, and they filed on a homestead between Hammon and Strong City. They worked side by side to help in the development of the new state, Oklahoma.
To this union three children were born, Lillie, Bernard and Sam. They moved to Elida, New Mexico in 1932 where she resided until a few months ago.
She was preceded in death by her mother, father, one sister, her husband, Jesse, and one son, Sam. She is survived by one daughter, Lillie Barton, Crawford, one son, Bernard, Crawford, two grandsons and two great grandsons, and a host of other friends and relatives.
Rev. A.L. Martin of Crawford preached the funeral sermon in the Baptist Church of Cheyenne, Friday afternoon, February 27, 1959 in the presence of a large crowd of relatives and friends.
Commital was in the Bellview Cemetery, Crawford, under the direction of Scroggins Funeral Home of Cheyenne.
Joseph Nay Lilley (1857 - 1948)
Willie Mae Mattox Lilley (1859 - 1920)
Jessie Oliver Eakins (1878 - 1944)
Lillie Ney Eakins Barton (1902 - 1980)*
Bernard Lee Eakins (1904 - 1981)*
James Oliver Eakins (1906 - 1952)*
Sarah Anna Lilley Eakins (1882 - 1959)
Johnnie Lee Lilley McCabe (1892 - 1980)*
Roger Mills County
Maintained by: Karen Harman
Originally Created by: Rob Walker
Record added: Sep 26, 2012
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