Jimerson-Lipsey Funeral Home: Obituaries

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Doris Godwin Eason Doris Godwin Eason
(August 29, 1935 - May 9, 2007)

Funeral services for Mrs. Doris Godwin Eason, 71, of Carthage, Texas will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 12, 2007 at Jimerson-Lipsey Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Aaron Bequette officiating. Interment will follow in Miller Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. on Friday at the funeral home. Mrs. Eason passed away on Wednesday, May 9, 2007 in Carthage, Texas.

Doris Godwin Eason was born on August 29, 1935 in Panola County, Texas to Melvin Hartwell and Eugenia Turnage Godwin. She married Donnis Eason on December 12, 1956 at Southside Baptist Church in Carthage. Mrs. Eason had lived her lifetime in Panola County and was of the Baptist faith. Mrs. Eason was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Donnis Eason; three brothers, Frank Godwin, Elvin Godwin, and Ben Godwin; one sister, Mattie Bell Shires; and a daughter and son-in-law, Toni and Coy McKinney.

Mrs. Eason is survived one son, Joe A. “Bud” Hudson and wife Chris of Carthage; two brothers, Harold Godwin of Carthage and Clyde Godwin of Henderson; three sisters, Pauline Bice of Carthage, Pearl Stephens of the Logan Community, and Emma Donald of Carthage; three grandchildren, Joe Buddy Hudson of Carthage, Joe Coy Hudson of Carthage, and Christi Nail and husband Russell of Carthage; five great-grandchildren, Dustin Hudson, Zachary Nail, Tiffany Nail, Cody Dodson, and Clay Dodson all of Carthage. Numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives, and many friends also survive Mrs. Eason.

Serving as pallbearers are James Nail, Bubba Donald, James Dean Stephens, Jerry Figley, Roger Hunter, and J.R. Stephens.

If desired, memorials may be made to Southern Care Hospice, 911 West Loop 281, Suite 101, Longview, Texas 75604.

A guestbook may be signed online at www.jimerson-lipsey.com.