Edna “Jean” Eastep – Obituary

by Lynn McMillen
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Mrs.Edna “Jean” Eastep, 78, of Leighton, went to meet her Heavenly Savior on July 11, 2012.
Her visitation will be Friday, July 13, 2012 from 12:00-2:00 P.M. at Colbert Memorial Chapel with funeral services following at 2:00 P.M. in the chapel. Burial will be at Colbert Memorial Gardens with Dr. Mike Hendon officiating.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Carse Bill Eastep, Jr., and sons, Wayne King and Greg Todd Eastep; as well as her brothers David, Raymond, Rubert, Larry and Harold Borden; and sisters, Alene Burden and Pat Marquess.

Survivors include her daughter, Carron King Cornelius (Sonny); grandchildren, Dr. Jeffrey D. Cornelius (Lorie), William D. Cornelius IV Esq. (Marsha), and Ashley Cornelius Baker (Ryan); great-grandchildren, Cari Ann, Collins Alexandria, Ava Caroline, Anna Grace Cornelius, Bella Claire, and Cruise Baker; brother, Cline Borden (Mary); and a host of loving nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers are Dr. Jeffrey D. Cornelius, William D. Cornelius IV Esq., Ryan Baker, Tim Harrison, Raymond Borden, and Brad Etheridge.

Mrs. Eastep was a member of Leighton Methodist Church and a member of the Leighton Chapter of the Eastern Star.

Mrs. Eastep was a beloved mother who was a strong supporter of her children and eager for their education. She was a founder of the First Special Needs Class in Colbert County which was opened in the early 1980s at Leighton Elementary School. She enjoyed visiting with her family and gathering her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren for a big meal. Mrs. Eastep addressed life with the perseverance of a faithful Christian who was ready to go home to glory leaving no burdens behind. She loved her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren unconditionally, and she was their inspiration for living life to the fullest and loving the Lord.

Her daughter and son-in-law would like to thank Molly at Dr. McCoy’s office for being so sweet and helpful to their mother.

Memorial may be made to the Special Olympics

880 South Court Street

Montgomery, AL 36104

You may sign our online guest book at www.colbertmemorialchapel.com.

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