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Donna Kay Eaves

March 9, 1954 — August 13, 2011

In the morning of August 13, 2011, Donna Kay Sitzler Eaves gently left her home in Benton, TN to live forever in the presence of her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Donna had courageously fought with unwavering faith, a battle against cancer. She was a loving, compassionate, giving, hard working, precious and devoted wife, mother and sister, dear to all her family. She joyously reunited with her parents, Reverend Ben and Madalene Sitzler, little sister, Sally Jane, and father-in-law, Bill Eaves. She left behind her tender loving husband of 21 years, Rodney Eaves; two loving daughters, Madalene Marie and Lindsey and her caring mother-in-law, Barbara Eaves; five loving sisters and brothers-in-law, Verna and Doug Alexander, Brenda and Joe Dotson, Kim and Don Henderson, Dot and Joel Watson and Toni and Marty Coffelt all of Madisonville, TN; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Keith and Judy Sitzler of Athens, John and Julie Sitzler of Madisonville, Debbie and Don Kirkland of Benton and 100 plus family members. The family will receive friends at the Oak Grove Baptist Church, at the church Donna both loved and was a member of in Benton, TN. The time for the visitation will be 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Monday, August 15, 2011. The service will follow with Reverend Keith Sitzler, Reverend Doug Alexander and Reverend Don Whitehead speaking. Her nephews will carry her body to rest at Oak Grove Cemetery on Tuesday, August 16, 2011 at 10:00 a.m.. Higgins Funeral Home of Benton is in charge of the arrangements. We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the Eaves family guestbook at
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Monday, August 15, 2011

Starts at 8:00 am (Eastern time)

Oak Grove Baptist Church

642 Oak Grove Rd, Benton, TN 37307

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