April 14, 1921 – July 02, 2019
Opal Eatmon, 98, of Blytheville, died Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at Great River Medical Center.
Born to Nathan Walker (N.W.) and Vera Caviness in New Albany, Mississippi, she was a devoted homemaker and a charter member of the North Tenth Street Baptist Church. Opal loved to quilt, sew and cook.
She is survived by her sister Alice Virginia Manning of Blytheville. She was preceded in death by her parents and brothers, N.W. “Buddy” Caviness, Jr. and Perrin Caviness.
Opal was preceded in death her first husband, Curtis Clark Freeman and their son, Donnie Wayne Freeman. She is survived by her granddaughter, Melissa Cassidy and her husband Phillip of Jonesboro, Arkansas; great grandson, Sean Cassidy; and daughter-in-law, Rita Cassidy and her husband Chris of Blytheville.
Opal also was preceded in death her husband, J.D. Eatmon; step-son, Lynn Steven Eatmon, step-daughter, Etta Jean Walker and her husband Eddie; sister-in-law, Carolyn McConaghay; and son-in-law, Calvin George. She is survived by step-son, J.D. Eatmon, Jr. of Brevard, North Carolina; two step-daughters, Jeanette George of Jonesboro, Arkansas and Bonnie Joan Crowson, of Kennett, Missouri; son-in-law, Jack McConaghay of South Renovo, Pennsylvania; and daughter-in-law, Jeanette Eatmon of Denver, Colorado; seventeen step-grandchildren; and several step-great grandchildren
Funeral services will be held Friday July 5, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. in Cobb Funeral Home Chapel. There will be no visitation. Burial will be private. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.cobbfuneralhome.com.