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- Published on 11 December 2013
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Funeral services for Roberta “Bobbie” Eakin, age 84 of Mount Vernon, were at 2 p.m. Monday, Dec. 9, 2013 at Harvey Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was in the Mount Vernon City Cemetery.
Mrs. Eakin was born Jan. 23, 1929 in Fulbright, Tex., to Howard Sulsar and Aganes Warren Sulsar. She married Robert Eakin in Mount Vernon in 1976. She was a home health attendant and a Christian.
She died Saturday, Dec. 7 at Mission Manor Nursing Home. She was preceded in death by her parents, her brothers, Rupert Sulsar, Warren Sulsar, and Gilbert Sulsar a sister, Maude Sulsar, a son, John Cox, and a grandchild, Jamie Jordan.
She is survived by her husband, Robert of Mount Vernon; four sons and daughters-in-law, Neal and Diana Cox of Mount Vernon, Gary Cox, of Mount Vernon, Marvin and Mary Ann Eakin of Smithville, and Dan and Denise Eakin of Hawkins; two daughters and sons-in-law, Bobbie and Greg Dove of Mount Vernon and Carol and James Jordan of Savannah, Tex; six grandchildren and their spouses, and seven great grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Cypress Basin Hospice.