Mary Allen Eakins, 77, of Mexia, passed away April 4, 2016 at Providence Place in Waco. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, April 9, at 1 p.m. at Northside Baptist Church in Mexia, with Rev. Jeff Wright, officiating.
Eakins was born April 30, 1938 in Groesbeck, to James Allen and Minnie Catherine Murdock Eakins. She retired after 32 years as a nurse’s aide at the Haven Nursing Home.
She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, George Washington Eakins and James Alfred Eakins; and sister, Linda Joan Eakins.
Survivors include her daughter, JoAnn Eakins Dabney and husband, Shad, of Mexia; grandsons, Freddie Shade Dabney and Josh Jenkins, of Mexia; granddaughters, Suzie Sadler and Mattie McCloskey, of Mexia; and niece, Holly Molina.
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