Barbara Lucille Eaves


POWDERLY – Barbara Lucille Eaves, 97, of Powderly, died Tuesday, August 7, at 3:25 a.m. at her home. Mrs. Eaves was born August 25, 1920, in Muhlenberg County. She was a homemaker and a dedicated member of Powderly United Methodist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Thomas Eaves; parents Pink and Mabel Coombs; sisters Anna Margaret Bruno, Cecil Rae Helphinstine, and Elsie Mae Coombs; and brother Clifton Coombs.

She is survived by her sons, Jerry Lee (Donna) Eaves and John Thomas (Cher) Eaves, Jr.; grandchildren Scott Eaves, Leslie Tinsley, Aaron and Amy Cobb, and Jessica and John Shelton; great-grandchildren Hannah, Mitchel, Lilly, Logan, Mara, Kassidy, Delaney, Daniel and Denise, Dillian, Olivia, Ava Jo, and Millie; and great-great-grandson Dalton.

Funeral services will be Saturday, August 11, at 11:00 a.m. at Tucker Funeral Home in Central City, with Rev. Gaithel Jenkins officiating, assisted by Rev. David Fall. Burial to follow in Memorial Gardens in Powderly. Visitation will be Friday after 5:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Online condolences may be made at


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