Nona Yvonne (Floyd) Eaves, age 74, of St. Joseph, Missouri, formerly of El Dorado Springs, Missouri, was born July 15, 1936 to David E. and Lizzie (Shaw) Floyd. She passed away on March 28, 2011, at Heartland Hospital in St. Joseph.
Nona was united in marriage to Curtis B. Eaves on May 9, 1953. To this union three children were born: Joe Benjamin, Betty Ann, and Brenda Kay.
Nona worked at Walmart/ Samís Club for nineteen years as a People Greeter. Her greatest pleasures were her two great-granddaughters, watching wrestling, fishing, and playing bingo.
Nona was preceded in death by her husband and her parents, as well as four brothers: Cecil, Sherman, Carl, and Billie; and three sisters: Wilma Gray, Fern Mooney, and Helen Sumner.
Nona is survived by her three children: Joe and wife, Ellen, of Belton, Missouri; Betty Ann Hutchens; and Brenda Kay Eaves. She is also survived by one grandson, Daniel Hutchens; two great-granddaughters, Alexis and Reagan, all of St. Joseph, Missouri; one sister, Edna Cowan, of North Kansas City, Missouri; two brothers: Tommie, of Springfield, Missouri, and Jim, of El Dorado Springs, Missouri.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, April 1, 2011, at 11:00 AM at Bland-Hackleman Chapel in El Dorado Springs, Missouri, with Reverend David Church officiating. The family will receive friends on Thursday, March 31, 2011, from 6-7 PM at the funeral home. Internment will be in Wright Cemetery under the direction of Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home. Pallbearers will be: Bob Floyd, Roger Floyd, Dennis Floyd, Ronnie Floyd, Randy Cowan, Chance Cyr, Trent Floyd, and Josh Floyd.