EAST PRAIRIE -- Franklin D. "Frank" Eaves, 69, died at 11:15 a.m. Aug. 31, 2008, at the Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau.
Born Sept. 24, 1938, in Knoxapedia, Miss., to the late James and Kate Palmer Eaves, he lived most of his life in Mississippi County where he was a self-employed businessman and a member of the Full Gospel Church in East Prairie.
On May 29, 1960, near East Prairie, he married Evelyn Joan Ivie who survives of the home.
Other survivors include: one son, Steve L. Eaves of East Prairie; one sister, Kathy Organ of East Prairie; one granddaughter, Summer Eaves; and two great-grandchildren, Remington and Winchester.
Two brothers, James Eaves and Victor Eaves, preceded him in death.
Visitation is scheduled from 10 a.m. today until time of services at 2 p.m. at the Full Gospel Church in East Prairie. Mike Johnson will officiate.
Burial will follow in the Dogwood Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be: Keith Smith, Tony Ivie, Ron Britt, Tom Britt, Bruce Britt and Lynn Britt.
Shelby Funeral Home of East Prairie is in charge of arrangements.