Larry Eakes
September 28, 1961 -
August 2, 2013

Visitation

August 4, 2013
5 - 8 pm

Service 

August 5, 2013
1:00 pm

Interment

Obituary

Funeral services for Mr. Larry Eakes, age 51 of Fayetteville, will be conducted Monday, August 5, 2013 at 1:00 pm at Higgins Funeral Home with Rev. Sonny Moore officiating. Burial will follow in Plainview Cemetery. Mr. Eakes passed away Friday evening in Huntsville Hospital.

Mr. Eakes was a native of Lincoln Co., TN, the son of Thelma Ruth Dennis Eakes and the late Columbus Lincoln “Gumby” Eakes. He was a construction worker and of the Church of God faith.

Mr. Eakes is survived by his mother Thelma Ruth Eakes, brothers Leon Eakes, David Eakes, Dwight Eakes, Jeff Eakes and Danny Eakes all of Fayetteville, sisters Mary Jo Clark of McBurg, Jeraldine Alford of Tullahoma, Diane Sells, Tammy Williams both of Fayetteville, step-daughters Becky Chick, Cassandra Chick, step-son Bobby Chick, 4 step-grandchildren, special friends Bonnie Hunsuckle, and Jackie. Larry had numerous friends that he loved very much. He was preceded in death by his father Columbus Lincoln “Gumby” Eakes, sisters Barbara Ann Eakes, and Linda Faye Bailey.

Visitation with the family will be Sunday evening from 5 until 8 pm at Higgins Funeral Home.

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3 Comments

  1. Peggy G. Bevels

    Sorry to learn of Larry’s passing. May your precious memories help carry you through this difficult time.

    God Bless,
    Peggy G. Bevels

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  2. Heather Hill

    We all love you Uncle Larry and will miss your contagious laughter . It’s not going to be the same without you….you were one of a kind . Proud to call you my uncle .

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  3. Elizabeth Bailey

    Uncle Larry

    Kind, loving, generous,
    cheeky, playful, adventurous.
    Full of laughter, full of fun,
    could get a smile from anyone.
    Uncle
    When God gave us gifts
    he tried to be fair,
    but when we got you
    we got more than our share.

    Reply

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3 Comments

  1. Peggy G. Bevels

    Sorry to learn of Larry’s passing. May your precious memories help carry you through this difficult time.

    God Bless,
    Peggy G. Bevels

    Reply
  2. Heather Hill

    We all love you Uncle Larry and will miss your contagious laughter . It’s not going to be the same without you….you were one of a kind . Proud to call you my uncle .

    Reply
  3. Elizabeth Bailey

    Uncle Larry

    Kind, loving, generous,
    cheeky, playful, adventurous.
    Full of laughter, full of fun,
    could get a smile from anyone.
    Uncle
    When God gave us gifts
    he tried to be fair,
    but when we got you
    we got more than our share.

    Reply

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