Jessie Myra Eason

Wednesday, November 28, 2001

Jessie Myra Eason, 73, of 484 CR 511 Road, Rector, died Monday, Nov. 26, 2001, at her home.

Mrs. Eason was born April 6, 1928, in Sikeston, Mo., to the late Granville and Nannie Blackwell Poynor and was married Oct. 26, 1943, to Sam Eason, who preceded her in death May 10, 1992.

She worked as a seamstress at Rector Sportswear and was of the Baptist faith.

Survivors include one son and daughter-in-law, Loyd Raymond Eason Jr. and Mary of Kansas City, Mo.; one daughter and son-in-law, Earline and Pat Miller of Rector; three grandchildren, Dee-Dee Dearing, Shannon Moore and David Ray Scales; one great-granddaughter, Molly Claire Scales, and four sisters, Wilma Gulley of Greenfield, Tenn., Sara Couch of Flint, Mich., and Martha Spencer and Pearl Gilbee, both of Denver, Colo.

She also was preceded in death by two brothers, John Poynor and Harold Poynor, and four sisters, Offie Holland, Freeda Dalton, Tessie Stevens and Macie Carter.

Funeral services were scheduled for 2 p.m. today (Wednesday, Nov. 28) at Irby Funeral Home Chapel in Rector with Bro. Jerry Gregory officiating. Burial will be in Mitchell Cemetery in Greenway with Irby Funeral Home of Rector in charge of arrangements.

Pallbearers are David Scales, Scotty Burdin, Jeff Deniston, Keat Cohn, Todd Ford and Jimmy Greenway.