Maurice Eaves


Maurice Eaves, 90, of Tenaha, passed away Wednesday, February 1, 2017, in Center.
Funeral service will be held at 3:00 p.m., Saturday, February 4, 2017, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center with her son, Renny Eaves officiating.  Interment will follow at Restland Cemetery in Tenaha.  Visitation will be held prior to the service, beginning at 1:00 p.m.
Mrs. Eaves was born August 16, 1926, in Center, to Lee Ballard and Lera Ellis Ballard. She graduated from Tenaha High School in 1943.  Mrs. Eaves married Floyd Eaves on July 19, 1943.  She worked for Center Fixtures, now Hallmark, in Center, for 23 years.  Her hobbies included fishing, gardening and spending time with her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.  She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother.
She is survived by
Renny Eaves and wife, Sara, of Tenaha
Janice Faussett and husband, David, of Tenaha
Randall Eaves of Shelbyville
Billie Kay Wheless and husband, Jason, of Logansport, Louisiana
Candace Barnes and husband, Daniel, of Faith
Jacob Eaves and wife, Jill, of Shreveport, Louisiana
Elizabeth Maloy and husband, Austin, of Lake Murvaul
Great Grandchildren:
Caleb Wheless of Logansport, Louisiana
Nathan Wheless of Logansport, Louisiana
Lucas Barnes of Faith
Ava Maloy of Lake Murvaul
Cruz Maloy of Lake Murvaul
Julia Eaves of Shreveport, Louisiana
Preceded in death by
Husband: Floyd Eaves
Parents: Lee Ballard and Lera Ellis Ballard
Brothers: Vernon Ballard, Jerry (Niny) Ballard, Bruce Ballard
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Restland Cemetery, PO Box 87, Tenaha, Texas 75974.
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