Jean Woodward Eason
Jean Woodward Eason, 86, passed away on Friday, September 22, 2023.
She was a 1955 graduate of Kirkman Technical High School and was employed as a manager of Parkridge Hospital Credit Union for 44 years. Jean was a “mom” to many of the neighborhood children. Her home was a home and a temporary residence for those in need over the years. Jean was a caring, loving and kind soul who will be deeply missed by all who knew her.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 53 years, Robert Eason, Sr.; parents, Wilmer and Nina Woodward, and aunt, Velma Bryant (Mack).
Jean is survived by her son, Robert Eason, Jr. “Chip” (Terri); “daughters”, Mellissa Holbrook (and her children, Isabelle and Liam Holbrook), and Terri Stansell; godson, Trey House (Angie); cousins, Carlene Garner (Gene), and Cathy Garner Keith (Danny); grandson, Jeremiah Pierce (and his children, Owen and Cambri Pierce), and former daughter-in-law, Gayle Moates.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday, Sept. 27, from 4-8 p.m. at Turner Funeral Home at Highway 58.
A funeral service will be held on Thursday, Sept. 28, at 11 a.m. in the chapel.
Jean will be laid to rest beside her husband, Robert Sr., in Chattanooga National Cemetery.
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Arrangements are by Turner Funeral Home, Highway 58 Chapel, 423 622-3171.