Shannon Spelman Eades

Wednesday, February 17, 2021

Shannon Spelman Eades, 50, of Searcy, Ark. passed from this life on Saturday, Feb. 6, at Searcy, Ark. Shannon was born Dec. 4, 1970 to Thomas Alexander Eades and Regina Louise (Billings) Eades at Smithville, Mo.

Shannon spent his working years as a carpenter and as a real estate agent. Shannon was a loving son, brother, father, grandfather, uncle, friend and was of the Christian faith.

Shannon leaves to mourn his passing, wife, Tina Eades of Searcy; son, Nic Chitty of Westpoint, Texas; stepson, Stephen Burch of Excelsior Springs, Mo.; two stepdaughters, Elizabeth Luke of Olathe, Kan. and Arielle Rustan and husband Patrick of Independence, Mo.; two step grandchildren, Lauryn and Emmersyn Burch of Excelsior Springs, Mo.; parents, Tom Eades and wife Debra of Brazil, Ind. and Regina Nicola of Cape Coral, Fla.; brother, Shane Eades of Cape Coral, Fla.; grandmother, Virginia Billings of Mountain Home, Ark.; many other relatives and friends. Shannon is preceded in death by his stepfather (Ron Nicola) and grandfather (Dale Billings).

Funeral services were Feb. 12, at Elizabeth Baptist Church in Elizabeth, Ark. with Bro. John Hodges officiating. Interment was in the Elizabeth Cemetery in Elizabeth. Memorials may be made to the Humane Society. Arrangements are under the direction of Barker Funeral Home in Salem, Ark. Guests may sign an online registry at