Velma Howell Eason, age 81, of Surrency died Monday, August 18, 2014, at the Pavilion.
Mrs. Eason was born February 6, 1933 in Appling County to the late William Edward Howell and the late Elizabeth Davis Howell. She was a member of Zion Baptist Church. Mrs. Eason was a retired bookkeeper for Ford Tractor Company. She was preceded in death by her husband, Henry Roger Eason, Jr.
Survivors include two daughters and sons in law, Beth and Shaun Smith of Baxley and Carol and Ronnie Lewis of Surrency; a son and daughter in law, David and Beverly Eason of Surrency. Nine grandchildren and six great grandchildren also survive.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. from Zion Baptist Church with the Rev. Bill Stone and the Rev. Wayne Williamson officiating.
Active Pallbearers were Eric Eason, Clark Eason, Jason Boatright, Andrew Lewis, Matthew Lewis and Derrick Moore.
Honorary Pallbearers were the Senior Adult Ladies Sunday School Class of Zion Baptist Church and staff of the Pavilion C Hall.
Musical selections were rendered by Eric Eason and Susan Lamb.
Visitation was one hour prior to the funeral service.
Funeral arrangements were under the direction of Swain Funeral Home.