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Obituary for Exie B. K. Eason
Mrs. Exie B. K. Eason was born April 5, 1926 to the late Mr. Marston and Mrs. Mamie Kennedy in Tattnall County, Cobbtown, Georgia. Mrs. Eason was educated in the Tattnall County school system, and after graduating from high school she attended Savannah State College. She was united in Holy Matrimony to Mr. Ben Eason, Jr. and to this union six children were born.
She taught school at Steephill Baptist Church and Eden Primitive Baptist Church. In later years, she became a supervisor at the middle school cafeteria, and later a supervisor over the dietary department at Pleasant View Nursing Home. In 1966, she became a member of Eden Primitive Baptist Church, where she served faithfully until her death.
Mrs. Eason was preceded in death by her parents, two children: Denny Eason and Patricia Gibson, her husband, Ben Eason, Jr., six grandchildren, four brothers, and six sisters.
She departed this life on July 14, 2016 from her home. She leaves to cherish precious memories with her children: Mrs. Velma Hall and Mrs. Mamie (Jim Lester) Dekle, both of Cobbtown, Georgia, Mr. Leviticus (L.V.) (Rogerbelle) Eason of Swainsboro, Georgia, and Mr. Roger Eason (Carolyn Ruth) of Vidalia, Georgia; two brothers: Mr. Wilbert Kennedy of Jacksonville, Florida and Elder Birket Kennedy of Cobbtown, Georgia; four brothers-in-law: Mr. Ernest (Irene) Edenfield and Mr. Arthur (Carrie Bell) Edwards, both of Metter, Georgia, Mr. Wilbert (Catherine) Eason and Mr. Van (Betty) Eason, both of Woodstock, Rhode Island. She cherished many fond memories with her children, fourteen grandchildren, twenty-nine great-grandchildren, twenty-one great-great-grandchildren, and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Her famous saying was "For God I Will Live and For God I Will Die!" Amen.