Dateline: September 4, 2003
Roy E. Eason, 88, died September 1, 2003, at the Lawn Meadow Care Center
in Justin, Texas.
Eason was born September 12, 1914, in Wichita County, Texas.
He was the youngest of 12 siblings born to Nathan and Minnie Eason.
Rev. Eason met and fell in love with Lola Campbell from Estelline. She became his lifelong companion and wife on September 28,
1940. They were married 62
Eason was an ordained minister affiliated with the Assemblies of God.
He served many churches as pastor through out the West Texas
District. His first pastorate
was in Claude in 1949. Other
churches pastored by him include Groom, Gunter, Clarendon, Skellytown,
Shamrock, Crosbyton, Matador, Dodson, and Ralls. Upon leaving Ralls, Rev. Eason retired from pastoring and
moved to North Texas in 1997.
visitation with the family was held on Tuesday, September 2, 2003, at
Johnson Funeral Home in Childress. A celebration of his life and ministry
was held Wednesday, September 3, 2003, at 2:00 p.m. at the First Assembly
of God Church in Childress with Rev. Glenn Beaver of Lubbock officiating,
and Rev. John Eason, Jr., assisting. Interment followed at the Childress
Cemetery under the direction of Mark A. Jones Funeral Directors of
Seagraves and Johnson Funeral Home of Childress.
was preceded in death by eleven brothers and sisters and two
include his wife, Lola of Justin; one son and his wife, Johnny and Carole
Eason of Bartonville; two daughters and their husbands, Beth and Mark
Jones of Seagraves and Delores and Donald Cain of Flower Mound; seven
grandchildren; and six great grandchildren.
lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to a favorite charity.
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