The Palestine Herald, Palestine, Texas


January 14, 2014

Gwendolyn McCafferty Eaton

Services for Gwendolyn McCafferty Eaton, 89, of Palestine, will be at 10 a.m.. Thursday at St. Philip’s Espicopal Church with the Rev. Ted Welty officiating. Burial will follow in Palestine City Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Bailey & Foster.

Mrs. Eaton died Sunday at Cartmell Home for Aged.

She was born July 4, 1924 in Palestine to E.A. “Shorty” McCafferty and Eddie Mallard McCafferty.

Mrs. Eaton was a homemaker.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and her husband, C.E. “Jack” Eaton, in 2009.

She is survived by her four daughters, Lynn Calcote and husband Jack, Connie Denton and husband Frank, Irl Gray and husband Randy, and Sara Minton and husband Billy; nine grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be John Denton, Dr. Coleman Gray, Matthew Gray, Edward Minton, Braden Minton, and Eaton Calcote.

Condolence calls will be received from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Bailey & Foster Funeral Home.

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