MATTHEWS -- Viola I. Eaves, 72, died July 9, 2008, at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau.
Born Jan. 18, 1936, in Caruthersville, daughter of the late John and Irene McAdow Callaham, she was of the Pentecostal belief and was a resident of the Close to Home Nursing Center in Matthews.
In 1970, she married Frankie Eaves who preceded her in death on Dec. 20, 2005.
She was also preceded in death by one sister, Betty Callaham Agee.
Survivors include: one son, Richard Powers Eaves of Michigan; one brother, Clarence Callaham of Advance; and two sisters, Lena Beavers and Eva Murphy of Sikeston.
A memorial service is scheduled for 2 p.m. Monday at the Sells Rest Home in Matthews.
The Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston is in charge of arrangements.