Funeral services for Dolly Rackley Eakes, 97, of Goldsboro, NC/Camden, SC, was held Sunday, February 26 at 2:00 pm at Seymour Funeral Home, followed with an interment at Fairview Cemetery, LaGrange, NC. The family received friends Saturday, February 25 from 7:00-8:30 pm at Seymour Funeral Home.
Mrs. Eakes passed away peacefully on Thursday, February 23, 2012 at Kershaw Health, Camden, SC. She was born August 31, 1914 in Wayne County to the late Clyde Pate Rackley and Johnny Hilliard Rackley. She was predeceased by her husband of 61 years, John Forrest Eakes.
She is survived by her daughter, Virginia E. (Sidney) Isler of Camden, SC and her son John Robert (Doris) Eakes of Richland, GA; grandchildren, Kristie I. (John) Summers of York, SC, Cher I. (Jerry) Duke of Isle of Palms, SC, Mary Scott E. (Lee) Freeman of Atlanta, GA, John Lester (Christy) Eakes of Albany, GA, Susan E. (Harris) Anderson of Atlanta, GA; and nine great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Lyttleton United Methodist Church, 1206 Lyttleton Street, Camden, SC or to the charity of one's choice.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.seymourfuneralhome.com.