JIMMIE LEE EATON SR.
RALEIGH - Funeral services for Deacon Jimmi Lee “The Rock” Eaton Sr., who died Saturday, Jan. 29 2011, will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 5, at Old Liberty Baptist Church, with Dr. Charles A. Murrill Sr. officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Surviving: wife, Lucy McKnight Eaton of the home; daughters, Linda Faye Gilmore of Wake Forest and Sarah Ann Jones of the home; sons, Jimmie Eaton Jr., David Eaton, Charles Eaton, Clarence Eaton, all of Franklinton, Joseph Eaton of Youngsville, William Eaton of Louisburg, McArthur Eaton, Wayne Eaton, Ray Eaton and Leslie Eaton, all of Raleigh, Anthony Eaton of Middlesex and Bruce Eaton of Zebulon; sister, Elsie Stewart of Virginia; brothers, Erkiel Eaton of Virginia and Bobby Eaton of Buffalo, N.Y.; 39 grandchildren; and 44 great-grandchildren.
Open visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 4, at Richardson Funeral Home in Louisburg.