Born 2-23-1936 -- Died 5-12-2004
Harry Allen Eaton, 68, of Viola, Ark., was born on Feb. 23, 1936, in Muscatine, Iowa, son of the late John Lawrence and Pansy Lee Sherwood Eaton. He died May 12, 2004, at Salem, Ark.
Harry married Evelyn P. Martin Rector Oct. 20, 1998 at Calico Rock.
He spent his working years as a husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and a farmer. He was a member of Glade Rock Community Christ at Calico Rock.
Survivors include his wife, Evelyn P. Martin Rector Eaton of Viola; a son, Harry Author Eaton of Bogaloosa, La.; a stepson, Mickey Rector of Rose, Okla.; three daughters -- Glenda Irwin of Hedrick, Iowa; Rhonda Morton of Ottumwa, Iowa; and Julie Eaton of Ottumwa, Iowa; three step-daughters -- Joann Hurtt of Burglington, Iowa; Glenda John of Burglington, Iowa; and Annie Christie of Greeley, Colo.; 13 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren and a stepgrandchild.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers; one sister and one stepdaughter, Rhonda Spiker.
A graveside service was May 15 at Oak Hill Cemetery at Siloam Springs. Interment was in the Oak Hill Cemetery with arrangements under the direction of Barker Funeral Home of Salem, Ark.