Doris Eads, 75

Doris J. Eads, 75, rural Urbana, died at 1:54 p.m, Tuesday April 8, at Parkview Huntington Hospital. She was born Sept. 28, 1938 in Wabash County, to James Harry and Evelyn Maxine (Schrader) Gardner.

Doris was a 1956 graduate of Urbana High School. She married Larry A. Eads in Wabash County on January 1, 1958.  She was a cook at Northfield High School and a computer aide at Sharp Creek Elementary. Doris was a member of Liberty Mills United Methodist Church. She enjoyed sewing, knitting, crocheting, oil painting, singing, and her family.

She is survived by her husband, Larry A. Eads, Urbana; two sons, Dan (Brenda) Eads, Urbana, and Don Eads, North Manchester; three grandchildren, Angie (Jeff) Dale, North Manchester, Jason (Caley) Eads, Griggsville, Illi., and Melissa (Devin Griffey) Eads, Wabash; five great-grandchildren, Olivia, Kyler, and Tinley Dale all of North Manchester, Jaelee and Hadlie Eads, both of Griggsville; sister, Bonnie (Ronald) Wiley, Urbana; and two brothers, Jim (Linda) Gardner, and Richard (Jackie) Gardner both of Wabash.  She was preceded in death by her parents.

Funeral services were held April 11 held at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Avenue, Wabash, with Pastor Ed French officiating.  Entombment followed in the Chapel of Remembrance Mausoleum, Memorial Lawns Cemetery, Wabash. 

Preferred memorial is The Urbana Yoke Parish.

The memorial guest book for Doris may be signed at

Posted on 2014 Apr 14