Funeral services for Mr. Jeffrey Adam Eakes, age 29, of Petersburg, will be conducted 2 p.m. Sunday, March 12, 2017 at Higgins Funeral Home with Bro. Joe Wayne McGee and Matthew Sullenger officiating. Burial will follow in Higgins Cedar Hills Memorial Gardens. Adam was a native of Lincoln County, Tennessee and son of Jeffery Wayne and Kimberly Smith Eakes. He was a member of Oak Hill Baptist Church, and attended the West Fayetteville Church of Christ. Adam owned B & B Drilling and Blasting Company.
Survivors include his wife Angel Newgent Eakes; sons Braden and Bentley Eakes; sisters Alyce (Jason) Burgess, Jessica (Caleb) Jean, and Ashley (Matthew) Sullenger; brother Adam Pigg, paternal grandmother Thelma Ruth Eakes; maternal grandfather Walter Smith, Jr.; sister-in-laws Jennifer (Kevin) Webb and Crystal Brannan; Angel’s parents, Allen and Darlene Freeman and Marshall and Paulette Newgent; and seventeen nieces and nephews. Adam was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather Columbus Eakes and maternal grandmother JoAnn Smith.
Visitation with the family will be 4 until 8 p.m. Saturday, March 11, 2017 at Higgins Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Eakes children Memorial Fund at First National Bank. Higgins Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Mr. Jeffrey Adam Eakes.
Jeff, I am so sorry for your loss. I am keeping your entire family in my prayers.
Kim and family,
I am so sorry to hear the loss of your son Adam. I am praying for you all.
My dear sweet Kim, I did not know your son personally but grieve along side of you. I do know that as brothers and sisters in Christ we are to lift each other up in prayer. When we are weak he is strong and as James tells us the prayers of the righteous have great power so let us unite and lift your family in prayer
So sorry for ur loss
Angel, I didn’t know Adam except from Unity Basketball – Reed Locker is my grandson. Adam was always so supportive of Braden and all of his teammates. He was so excited when he videoed Reed making his first basket just a few weeks ago. Know that you and your sweet boys will be in my prayers – I pray that your memories of Adam will help you and the boys in the days to come.
I had Adam as student . He was a wonderful young man, with an integrity and honesty that was so refreshing. Prayers for Angel and his children as they go through this time of loss.
so sorry for your loss
We would like to express our deepest sympathy. May all your good memories out weigh your sadness during this difficult time.
Angel, Bentley, and Braden and family
I am praying for you! I am so sorry for your loss! Adam will be missed. May God comfort your whole family!
Jessica, I didn’t know your brother but if he anything like you he had to be a great guy. I’m so sorry for your loss. May Jesus hold you in the palm of his hand. Praying for you & love you.
I know you are with God. May God bring peace and comfort to your family. Love, Col
Rest in Peace
My ears can not hear, my eyes deceive me…my heart can not understand your departure but I know in Christ you are with the father in Heaven. Angel, Braden, Bentley and families,
I am without words in this sudden journey God has taken you. Know we are praying for you all. We are forever available if you need us. We love you all
Rest in peace young man taken too soon. God had other plans. God bless your sweet mom and the family. Prayers from Florence, Al from my family.
Jessie and Family. So sorry for your lost. Be there and comfort each other during this difficult time. He will be missed. Remember all the good times and cherish them. Prayers to you and your family.
Angel and family,
Words can’t begin to express how sorry we are for your loss. Please know that you and your boys will be in our prayers daily. May God wrap his arms around you and comfort and give you strength for Braden and Bentley.
Jamey and Lori Whorley