Weatherford Democrat

Obituaries

May 17, 2014

Vaudean “Deanie” Hambright Smith Eads

WEATHERFORD —

WEATHERFORD — Vaudean (Deanie) Hambright Smith Eades, 87, died Friday at home in Weatherford. 

Funeral service: 1 p.m. Tuesday, May 20, at White’s Funeral Home, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford.

Interment: Long Creek Cemetery, Hood County.

Memorials: In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made in Deanie’s name to Meals on Wheels of Weatherford. 

She was born Jan. 21, 1927, in Tolar, the only child of Sam and Margaret Hambright. The family moved to Granbury and she went to school there, graduating in 1944. Deanie was married Feb. 10, 1945, to Walter Harold Smith while he was still in the U.S. Army. 

They settled in Fort Worth after the war, where Harold worked for the U.S. Postal Service. Sons, Tracey and Gaylen, were born there. The family moved in 1954 to Corpus Christi. Son, Page, was born there in 1958. All the boys went through school in Corpus Christi. The family was active at Travis Baptist Church and in little league baseball. Deanie was secretary for six years of the Gulf Coast Little League, worked for accountants during tax seasons and had permanent positions at the University of Corpus Christi and Continental Oil Co.

After Harold retired in 1978, they moved back home to Weatherford. They attended First Baptist Church of Weatherford and were charter members of the Sensational Senior Singers, a local choir.

Harold died in 2004. Later that year, Deanie was honored as Ms. Senior Parker County. 

On Nov. 24, 2006, she married former Granbury High School classmate, Naulon (Al) Eades. They lived in Weatherford and Yuma, Arizona, traveling extensively in their motorhome. They visited Al’s previous home in Seattle and visited Branson, Missouri on several occasions until Deanie’s failing health kept them at home. 

She is preceded in death by her first husband, Harold; and son Gaylen, who died in 1972. 

Survivors include husband, Al Eades; sons, Tracey and wife, Mary, and Page and wife, Tina, all of Fort Worth; granddaughters, Nichole and Tanya Smith, of Big Rapids, Michigan; four step-grandchildren, Winn and Garold LaRue, of Fort Worth, Amy Phinney, of Dallas, and Erin Pozzi, of Durango, Colorado, and stepson, Guy Eades, of Salt Lake City, Utah; and many loving family members and friends. 

White’s Funeral Home

 

1
Text Only
Obituaries
  • W.L. (Bud) Barber W.L. (Bud) Barber

    Winburn Lee Barber, of the Greenwood community, passed from this life on Thursday, July 24, 2014. He was born and died in a Parker County farmhouse – 100 years, four months and 15 days apart.

    July 26, 2014 1 Photo

  • Tylea-Marisol Grace Moore Tylea-Marisol Grace Moore

    WEATHERFORD — Tylea-Marisol Grace Moore, one year old, passed away Monday, July 7, 2014.

    July 26, 2014 1 Photo

  • Bernice Sipe Bernice Sipe

    WEATHERFORD — Bernice Sipe, 87, passed away Friday, July 25, 2014.

    July 26, 2014 1 Photo

  • Grace E. Jones

    Grace E. Jones, 91, died Monday, July 21, 2014.

    July 23, 2014

  • Katherine Faye Daniel Brown

    BRECKENRIDGE — Katherine Faye Daniel Brown, 93, died Sunday, July 20, 2014, in DeLeon. 

    July 22, 2014

  • Kelley Ann Aylesworth Queen

    Kelley Ann Aylesworth Queen, 54, died of natural causes on July 13, 2014.

    July 22, 2014

  • Maggie Curtis Maggie Curtis

    Maggie Curtis passed away Sunday, July 20, 2014, at the age of 80. 

    July 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • Charles M. Linehan Charles M. Linehan

    WEATHERFORD — Charles M. Linehan, 81, beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend, passed away Sunday, July 20, 2014.

    July 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • Lyndia Faye Bullock Lyndia Faye Bullock

    FORT WORTH — Lyndia Faye Bullock, 66, beloved mom, granny, daughter, sister and friend, passed away Friday, July 18, 2014, at home with her family.

    July 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • Jewel Allene Williams

    Jewel Allene Williams, 98, of Springtown, passed away Friday afternoon, July 18, 2014, in the local hospital. 

    July 19, 2014

Must Read
Top News
House Ads
AP Video
Kerry: Humanitarian Cease-fire Efforts Continue Raw: Corruption Trial Begins for Former Va Gov. The Carbon Trap: US Exports Global Warming UN Security Council Calls for Gaza Cease-fire Traditional African Dishes Teach Healthy Eating 13 Struck by Lightning on Calif. Beach Baseball Hall of Famers Inducted Israel, Hamas Trade Fire Despite Truce in Gaza Italy's Nibali Set to Win First Tour De France Raw: Shipwrecked Concordia Completes Last Voyage Raw: Sea Turtle Hatchlings Emerge From Nest Raw: Massive Dust Storm Covers Phoenix 12-hour Cease-fire in Gaza Fighting Begins Raw: Bolivian Dancers Attempt to Break Record Raw: Israel, Palestine Supporters Rally in US Raw: Air Algerie Flight 5017 Wreckage Virginia Governor Tours Tornado Aftermath Judge Faces Heat Over Offer to Help Migrant Kids Kangaroo Goes Missing in Oklahoma More M17 Bodies Return, Sanctions on Russia Grow