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Obituaries

Obituaries

C. Marveen Eakins 1925 - 2006 Lawrence

Memorial services for C. Marveen Eakins, 81, Lawrence, will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary. Inurnment will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery in Topeka.Mrs. Eakins died Saturday, July 15, 2006, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.She was born Jan. 13, 1925, in Topeka, the daughter of Curtis and Alean Maguire First.Mrs. Eakins worked for Welcome Wagon in Emporia and Security Benefit Life in Topeka before retiring in June 1985. She was a member of the Kan Kan chapter of the American Business Women's Assn. and had served as its president.She moved to Harlingen, Texas, in 1992 and lived there until returning to Kansas in April 2005. She loved to travel, read, play Scrabble and visit her friends.She married Charles Eakins on Oct. 31, 1942, in Missouri. He died in August 1983.A son, Charles A. Eakins, died in October 2001.Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, Darwin and Susan Eakins, of Lawrence; a special friend, Emmett Johnson, Harlingen, Texas; two grandsons, Paul and Tony; three granddaughters, Kristen, Jennifer and Erin; and six great-grandchildren.The family suggests memorials to the Lawrence Humane Society, sent in care of the mortuary.Online condolences may be sent at <a href="mailto:info@warrenmcelwain.com">info@warrenmcelwain.com</a>, subject: Eakins.