Floral 03

Bertha Evelyn Eaves

October 7, 1941 ~ June 16, 2019 (age 77)

Obituary

 

Bertha Evelyn Eaves, 77 of Poplar Bluff, passed away at 3:05 p.m. on Sunday, June 16, 2019 at her residence, surrounded by her family.

Evelyn was born on October 7, 1941 in Oxley, MO, the daughter of Charles Jr. and Pearl Geneva (Bridgeforth) Prince. She married William Joe Eaves on August 5, 1958 in Mt. Vernon, Illinois. Together they shared over forty-seven years of marriage before his passing on September 28, 2005.

Evelyn was retired having been a cook for the Poplar Bluff R-1 School District. She was also a longtime member of the Bluff City Fraternal Order of Eagles # 3730.

Evelyn enjoyed sewing and cooking, but most of all she loved spending time with her family.

Survivors include her children, Jeff (Tina) Eaves of Seattle, WA, Karen (Wade) Rhoads of Poplar Bluff, Penny Eaves of Poplar Bluff and Mark (Laura) Eaves of Qulin, MO; nine grandchildren and sixteen great-grandchildren. Evelyn is also survived by her siblings, Dianne (Burl) Artis of Goreville, IL, George (Linda) Prince of Poplar Bluff, Kenneth Gerald (Carol) Prince of Austin, TX and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and husband, Evelyn was preceded in death by an infant son Rusty Eaves and two grandsons.

Visitation will be held at Moore Funeral Service in Poplar Bluff on Friday, June 21, 2019 from 10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

Funeral service will begin at 12:00 p.m. with Br. Gary Hancock officiating.

Interment will follow immediately at Ashcraft Cemetery.

To leave online tributes please visit www.moorefuneralservice.com

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Bertha Evelyn Eaves, please visit our floral store.


Services

Visitation
Friday
June 21, 2019

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Moore Funeral Service
1100 Iron Bridge Road
Poplar Bluff, MO 63901

Funeral Service
Friday
June 21, 2019

12:00 PM
Moore Funeral Service
1100 Iron Bridge Road
Poplar Bluff, MO 63901

Interment following funeral service
Friday
June 21, 2019

Ashcraft Cemetery
Highway UU
Poplar Bluff, MO 63901

© 2020 Moore Funeral Service. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS