Kenneth Maurice Eaves, Sr., 71, died Thursday, Nov. 24, 2011, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. He was a retired paint contractor and member of First Baptist Church in Starkville.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Cyrus Clinton Eaves and Suzelle Magahee Eaves.
He is survived by his daughters, Kathy Odom (Randy) of Richland and Karol Jean Smith (Jeff) of Starkville; son, Ken Eaves, Jr. (Terri) of Philadelphia; and grandchildren, Claire Eaves, Jason Striebeck, Chad Smith, Cameron Smith, Carrington Smith and Caralee Smith and Bryan Smith.
Graveside services will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 3, 2011, at New Hope Cemetery in Louisville.
Memorial donations may be made to Palmer Home for Children.
You may go online and sign the guest register at http://www.welchfuneralhomesinc.com.