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Martin-Eaker, Lucy

LAWNDALE - Mrs. Lucy Martin Eaker, 91, of 312 W. Main St., died Sunday, June 13, 1999, at Cleveland Pines Nursing Center.

A native of Cleveland County, she was preceded in death by her parents, George and Sarah White Martin. She was retired from Cleveland Mills where she worked as a spinner. She was a member of Lawndale Baptist Church.

She was also preceded in death by her husband, Maurice G. Eaker; three brothers, Ulysses Martin, Henry Martin and Paul Martin; and three sisters, Evelena Buff, Lois Costner and Mayzell Richard.

She is survived by three sons and daughters-in-law, Bob and Ruth Eaker and Dale and Pat Eaker, all of Lawndale and Don and Betty Jo Eaker of Shelby; one daughter and son-in-law, Nell and Joe Genco of Baltimore, Md.; seven grandchildren and five spouses, Glenn and Libby Eaker and Bryan and Tammy Eaker, all of Lawndale, Jeanne and Billy Blanton of Polkville, Rick and Susan Wallace of Perry Hall, Md., Scott and Wanda Eaker, Andy Eaker and Wes Eaker, all of Shelby; and 10 great-grandchildren.

The funeral will be Tuesday at 3 p.m. at Lawndale Baptist Church with the Rev. Paul Williams officiating. The body will be placed in the church 30 minutes before the service. Burial will follow at Palm Tree United Methodist Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends tonight from 7 to 8:30 at Stamey Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to Lawndale Baptist Church, P.O. Box 126, Lawndale, N.C., 28090.