Sheila Eaton


Mrs. Sheila Diane Eaton, 79, of Pine Bluff, died Tuesday, January 29, 2013.

She was born July 14, 1933 in Georgetown County, South Carolina, daughter of James and Rita Mae Collins Williams. Mrs. Eaton was reared and received her early education in Georgetown, South Carolina. She moved to Pine Bluff in 1958.

Mrs. Eaton was a member of Green Meadows Baptist Church, Beta Sigma Phi Sorority, Concerned Women of America and AARP. She was named one of the 1991 Beta Sigma Phi Sweethearts. She worked for Dillard’s and Diane’s Fashions.

Sheila was preceded in death by her first husband, Curtis Lavon Lewis; her parents; and brother, Henry Williams.

Survivors include her husband, Daniel Fellows Eaton, III, whom she married November 3, 1973 in Pine Bluff; two daughters, Gwen Styles of Conway and Debbie Throneberry of White Hall; two brothers, James Williams of Effington, S.C. and William Williams of Rock Hill, S.C.; three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m., Thursday, January 31, 2013 in the Chapel of Ralph Robinson & Son with Brother Myron “Bud” Calhoun officiating. Burial will follow in Graceland Cemetery. Visitation will be from 1:00 p.m. until service time Thursday afternoon at Robinson’s.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, PO Box 100, Dept. 300, Memphis, Tennessee 38148-0552. Online register: www.ralphrobinsonandson.com