At the age of 78, Eva went to be with her Lord on November 4, 2016. She was born on December 23, 1937, in Hayti, MO, to George and Erma Babb.
Eva was married to Billie Joe Thompson for 48 years. He passed away in 2013. Also preceding her in death were her parents, sons Rickey and Mickey, 2 sisters, and 2 brothers.
She enjoyed crafts, loved her Bible study gatherings and singing, and loved sports, especially watching the Detroit Tigers and St. Louis Cardinals. She enjoyed spending time with her family, going to family gatherings and attending reunions. Family meant everything.
She is survived by her son, Ken (Lynn) Brown; daughter, Sheila (Scott) Parmelee; brother, Glen (Marian) Babb; 7 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews; and her wonderful friends, especially Jerry, Linda, Donna and Sue.
The funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, November 11, 2016, at the Estes-Leadley Holt/Delhi Chapel, with interment to follow in East Lawn Memory Gardens. Her family will receive friends at the funeral home from 3:00 – 7:00 p.m. Thursday. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association or to Wayside Chapel Ministries.