Stella Mae Eason

Published 9:33 am Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Stella Mae Eason


Stella Mae Eason, 95, formerly of Danville, passed away Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016, at Broadmore Assisted Living in Tennessee. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harry O. Eason.

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Stella was born on Oct. 28, 1920, in Lincoln County, Ky. to the late James and Cora Slavey Baker, but grew up in Pulaski County. She worked at Palm Beach in Danville where she retired after 35 years.


Surviving is a daughter, Betty Jo Benedict (Ron) of Tennessee; one grandson, Travis Benedict (Gina) of Knoxville, two great-granddaughters, Zoe and Mia; and two sisters, Eula Taylor of Somerset and Mary Barron also of Somerset.

Stella was also preceded in death by three brothers, Willie, Ira, and Edwin Baker; and three sisters, Okel Adams, Wilma Turpin, and Ina Pearl Baker.

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016, at Preston Pruitt Spurlin Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Clyde Strunk officiating. Visitation will be 11 a.m. until service time. Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery in Danville.