Obit: Phyllis Eaton

Obit: Phyllis Eaton

July 6th, 2013 in Obituaries
Location: Hamilton county

Phyllis Eleanor Moore Eaton, at the age of 69, was taken home to be with her Lord and Savior on Sunday, June 30, 2013, after a long struggle with a brain tumor, head injuries, cancer and various treatments. "Absent from the body... Present with The Lord."She was born in Portland Maine, on a snowy Jan. 8 in 1944 and grew up in York, Maine where she was a member of the York High School class of 1962. She graduated from Beverly School of Nursing, Beverly Massachusetts in 1967. She held RN licenses in Florida, Arizona, New Hampshire, Maine, Texas, Washington and Tennessee, all states where she lived throughout her life. She retired from BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee as a nursing consultant in 1999.She will be remembered fondly for her gift of mercy, many acts of kindness, lively piano playing, the perfect chocolate chip cookie, excessive holiday decorations and festive party planning. She enjoyed spending time with her family and taking care of them.She is survived by her faithful and loving husband of 46 years, William Eaton, retired TVA; two daughters that she was very proud of- Ruth Marie Holladay (Stuart Holladay) and Rachel Marie Wright (Andy Wright); and three grandsons that she adored- William Holladay, Andrew Holladay and Hal Stephens.She had many beloved pets over the years which included dogs Ruffy, Rascal, Happy and Scout as well as cats Mitsie, Smokey, Crystal, Little Bit, Tigger, Fluffy and Funny Girl.To honor her love and passion for animals, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her name to Mc Kamey Animal Center, 4500 N. Access Road, Chattanooga, TN 37415.Family will receive friends 2 p.m. on Saturday, July 6, in the Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home.Memorial Service will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, July 6, 2013, in the Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, North Chapel with the Rev. Brant Holladay officiating.Private entombment will be in Hamilton Memorial Gardens.Please share your thoughts and memories at www.ChattanoogaNorthChapel.com.Arrangements are by the Chattanooga Funeral Home Crematory & Florist, North Chapel, Highway 153, Hixson, TN 3734