Gearldene Eaton age 81, formerly of the Mark Welborn Community, passed away on Friday October 9, 2015 at Somerwoods Nursing and Rehabilitation.

She was born on January 31, 1934 in the Mark Welborn Community to the late George and Alta Mae Poynter Denny.

Gearldene was a member of the Pleasant View Baptist Church, where she had served as Church Custodian for many years. For more than thirty years, she was a Representative for Avon, and also enjoyed gardening.

She was preceded in death by her parents, George and Alta Mae Denny; her husband, Delno Eaton and a son, Myron Dale “Bim” Eaton.

She is survived by a daughter-in-law, Donna Marie Eaton of Somerset; a granddaughter, Deana (and Jason) Skaggs of Russell Springs and a great-granddaughter, Jaycie Skaggs; Dwight Sears Sr. of Somerset, who was like a son to her; a special niece, Michell (and Jim) Harris of Somerset, and their son Mikey Sears; a special nephew, Dwight (and Barbara) Sears Jr of Somerset, and their son Taylor Sears; a sister, Jean Hargis of Somerset. She is also survived by a host of nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

Visitation will be held on Monday October 12, 2015 after 5pm in the Chapel of Southern Oaks Funeral Home.

Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday October 13, 2015 at 11am in the Chapel of Southern Oaks Funeral Home with Bro. William Brown, Bro. Jim Harris and Dwight Sears Jr. officiating.

Burial will follow in the Pleasant View Cemetery in the Mark Welborn Community.

In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made to the Pleasant View Baptist Church Cemetery.

Southern Oaks Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.