Obituary for Norma Jane Eagerton
MRS. NORMA JANE WALLS EAGERTON, age 93, of Eastman, GA, died Friday, February 8, 2019 at Dodge County Hospital.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00AM Tuesday, February 12, at Southerland Funeral Chapel, with Dr. Jerry Peele officiating, with interment in Orphans Cemetery.
Mrs. Eagerton was native of Montgomery, AL, a 1949 graduate of Sidney Lanier High School, a dedicated member of Eastman First Baptist Church, and a faithful church worker. She was a homemaker and a loving wife and mother, always thinking about others and was a very selfless soul. She enjoyed playing bridge with her friends, reading, doing crafts, and writing poetry. She was full of love and extended it to many in her lifetime. She was daughter of the late Addie Jane Spivey Walls and Charles Earle Walls, widow of Herbert B. Eagerton, Jr., and was preceded in death by her son, Sonny Eagerton.
Survivors: 1 Daughter – Careen E. Fordham (Al) of Eastman; Chosen Children – Sophary Theng Burnet (Arthur), Jon Hourk (Katrucha), and Niki Coogler Artavia (Wagner); 2 Sisters – Nancy Bertha Walls Allen of Montgomery, AL and Edna Earle Walls Eagerton of Hope Hull, AL; Sister-in-Law – Carole Eagerton of Hope Hull, AL; Brother-in-Law – Warren Ward of Montogemery AL; Numerous Nieces and Nephews.
The family may be contacted at the residence of Careen and Al Fordham, 1104 7th Avenue, Eastman, and will receive friends in Southerland Funeral Chapel from 6:00PM-8:00PM Monday, February 11. In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions to the Vince Taylor Scholarship Fund, 5107 Oak Street, Eastman, GA 31023 or to the charity of the donor’s choice.