"Aunt Tiny" Eaves


From: Mary Tuley <marya@texoma.net> (4/28/2006--this is not a current email)
To: TXLIMEST-L@rootsweb.com
Subject: [TXLIMEST] Mrs. Jane Albertine Eaves-1866 -Groveton, TX
Resent-Date: Thu, 7 Oct 1999 09:19:13 -0700 (PDT)

Obituary of "Aunt Tiny" Eaves-Thursday, Apr 23 1953 (Groesbeck Journal) Limestone County, Texas

Funeral services were held Sun., at 3 pm at the First Baptist Church for Mrs. A. L. Eaves, age 87, who was affectionately known to loved ones and many friends as "Aunt Tiny". She had made her home for many yrs. with her son, Burl Vinzant, Rt 1, Thornton, but was at the home of her daughter, Mrs. George O'Neal, near Waco, when she passed at 3 pm, Sat., after a lengthy illness.
Deceased was born at Groveton in Trinity County, Jane Albertine Butler, March 21 1866, the dau. of Mr. and Mrs. James Butler.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, J. C. Vinzant in 1900 and by A. L. Eaves, her second husband in 1935. One son, Alfred Vinzant also preceded her in death in April 1951. She is survived by five daughters, Mrs. R. L. Coffee of Mexia; Mrs. George O'Neal of Waco; Mrs. J. M. Thomas of Houston; Mrs. Bell Davis of Allen; and Mrs. Adelia Thompson of Cleveland; five sons, E. W. Vinzant of Wichita Falls; Burl Vinzant of Thornton; James Vinzant of Elk Point, South Dakota; Andrew Eaves of Fairfield and Joe Eaves of Amarillo-37 gr-children and 33 great gr-children.
Mrs. Eaves had been a member of the Prairie Point Baptist Church for 52 years. Services at the church were officiated by Rev. Olen E. Waldrip, Pastor and Rev. T. E. Caldwell, Thornton Pastor. Special music was rendered by Lucille Liles, J. V. Doss, James Dossey, Miller Henderson and Mrs. Harry Holcomb. Pallbearers were Alva O'Neal, Robert Coffee. Auburn Coffee, Burl C. Vinzant, Lewis Vinzant and John E. Vinzant. The following attended the services: Mr. and Mrs. Billie Newman, Mr. & Mrs. William H. Cherry, Mr. & Mrs. Bud Davis, Mrs. Weldon Morgan, Mrs. Pete Richardson, Mr. & Mrs. Jake Baker, Mrs. Rena Day and Jack Ross.