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.