Edith Gibbs Eaton

June 23, 1925 - November 1, 2019

Edith Gibbs Eaton was born June 23, 1925, in Corbin KY, to the late Matthew and Addie Taylor Gibbs.

Edith went home to be with the Lord Friday, November 1, 2019, at Corbin Rehab and Health Care where she received excellent care for ten years. Edith lived to be 94 years, 4 months, and 9 days of age.

Edith was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Herbert Eaton in 2011; son, Herbert Ray Eaton; brothers, Luther, Tom, and Paul Gibbs; and sisters, Edna and Ruby.

Edith is survived by sons, Bobby Joe Eaton (Brenda) and Jack Eaton; and Peggy Darnell (Tom); grandchildren: Tina Trosper, Rob Eaton, Matthew Eaton, Michael Eaton, and Eric Darnell; four great-grandchildren; and two great-great grandchildren.

She is also survived by brothers Matthew (Betty) and Jim Gibbs (Shirley), along with many nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, and friends. Edith was dearly loved and will be deeply missed. She was a member of Poplar Grove Baptist Church in Corbin.

Her visitation will be from 12:30 – 2:30 P.M. Sunday, November 3, 2019, at Hart Funeral Home in Corbin. Funeral service will follow at 2:30 P.M., with Bobby Joe Eaton officiating.

Burial will be in Corinth Cemetery in Corbin.

  1. Julia Madden Reply

    Sorry for your lost of your love one God bless you and your family 🙏 Julia Madden and Ronnie Mills

  2. johnny Eaton Reply

    So sorry to hear of Edith passing. She is reunited with Herbert. Rest In Peace aunt Edith you sure are gonna be missed and was well loved.

  3. Joan Angel Reply

    My condolences to all of Aunt Edith’s family.
    Special prayers to Bobby Joe, Jack and Peggy.

    Joan Prewitt Angel

  4. Joan Angel Reply

    My condolences to the family of Aunt Edith.
    Special prayers to Bobby Joe, Jack and Peggy.

    Joan Prewitt Angel

  5. Jan Bolding Reply

    There’s a mourning for our mothers that is shared by all of us, each in our own turn.
    Prayers for all of you as you go thru this time os loss.
    Much love
    jan

  6. Bonni Sutton Reply

    So sorry for your loss she’s in a good place now reunited with loved ones and her Heavenly Father praying for family at this time

  7. Marilyn Parks Belcher Reply

    Edith was my aunt, my Mothers sister. She and my Mother were very good friends during my Mother’s lifetime. Edith and Herbert helped my Mother a lot. I will miss knowing that she was in Corbin.

  8. Alan Roaden Reply

    So sorry, did not find out in time to attend, keeping you in our prayers

  9. Dallas Eubanks Reply

    Peggy,
    We just received info of Edith’s passing this morning!
    I am so sorry we didn’t know before and were able to visit at Hart’s yesterday!
    Lots of Jesus love and prayers for His comfort!
    Bo & Peggy

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