ST. LOUIS - Eva. L. Appleton, 86, died July 20, 2006, at the St. Louis University Hospital.
Born July 11, 1920, at Canalou, daughter of the late Jesse and Ettie McMahan Reeves, in 1951, she moved to St. Louis where she was a member of the Missionary Baptist Church.
On May 16, 1939, in Canalou, she married Sidney Walter Appleton, who preceded her in death on Oct. 31, 1960.
Survivors include: five sons, Sidney Appleton Jr., Gary Appleton, Melvin Appleton and Harold Appleton all of St. Louis and Jerry Appleton of Wappapello; one daughter, Carolyn Appleton of St. Louis; and 11 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.
Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter, where services will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Monday. The Rev. Mike Watkins of Dexter will officiate.
Burial will follow in the Dexter Cemetery.