Myra LonL Lovell Eaker, of Soddy Daisy, died on Saturday, July 7, 2012 as a result of a tragic vehicle accident.
Myra was born October 16, 1937, in Scottsboro, Ala., to Lillie Mae and Lonny Franklin Lovell. She grew up in Chattanooga attending Chattanooga High School. She moved to Southern Cook County, Il., where she was employed by Western Tire and Auto as credit manager. Upon the store's relocation she went to work for S&K Management where she operated a total of two McDonald’s restaurants. McDonald’s Corporation rewarded her with multiple citations recognizing her for outstanding management skills and operating efficiency and quality. She retired in 1998 and moved to Soddy Daisy where she continued to work part time at the local Bi-Lo supermarket. She and her family attended Daisy United Methodist Church where she taught the “Good News” Sunday School Class.
She was preceded in death by both of her parents.
Myra is survived by her husband of 59 years, Joseph C. Eaker, four children, Rhonda J. (John) Sebock of Westminster, Co., Joseph C. (Lynne) Eaker, Jr. of South Holland, Illinois, Lonny A. (Kyong Nam) Eaker of Soddy Daisy, Scott M. (Jill) Eaker of Soddy-Daisy, five grandchildren, Christina R. (Aaron) Cardinale of Erie, Colorado, April C. Eaker and Elizabeth J. Eaker both of Soddy Daisy, Megan Ann and Zachary Scott Eakers both of Crestwood, Illinois, great-grandson, Dominick J.Cardinale, of Erie, Colorado, sister-in-law, Patricia Eaker and nephew, Thomas A. Eaker of Chattanooga, plus hundreds of friends.
A Celebration of Life service will be at 2 p.m. on Wednesday at Daisy United Methodist Church with the Reverend Don Jones officiating.
Her family will receive friends from 5-8 p.m. on Tuesday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Daisy United Methodist Church Building Fund would be appreciated.
Condolences and memories may be shared at www.williamsonandsons.com.
Arrangements are by Williamson and Sons Funeral Home, 8852 Dayton Pike, Soddy Daisy, Tn. 37379.