Phyllis Eason

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Phyllis Oveta Eason lost her brief but fierce battle with heart disease in Kingwood Hospital on Sunday the 12th of February, 2017, at the age of 76. Phyllis was preceded in death by her parents Amber Mary Wallace and Philip Ogeese Eason and by two brothers Milton Eason and John W. Eason. Phyllis is survived by her husband Jerrell Jolley of Livingston; her brother Melvin Eason and his wife Mary Helen Davis Eason of Cleveland, Texas; and sisters Helen Tipton of Cleveland Texas, Mary Hinson of Blanchard, Louisiana, and Diana Johnson of Shepherd Texas. She is also survived by five children Charles Loftin, Jr of Mont Bellvieu, Kyle Loftin and his wife Mary of Belton, Tammy Mace and her husband Brad of Hutto, Julie Jolley and her husband Howard "Pete" Thomas of Houston, and Dallas Hall and her husband Michael of Austin; 14 grandchildren Ashley, Candice, Kristina, Joshua, Aubrey, JJ, Marissa, Hali, Emily, Amber, Treldon, Faith, Joel, and Thomas; and 4 great grandchildren. Phyllis was born on August 7th of 1940 in Silsbee Texas. She graduated as Salutatorian from Kountze High School in 1958. She married Charles Loftin of Kountze, Texas and raised three children while attending Lamar University on a part time basis. She worked for Dr. Miller in Beaumont for several years before beginning her career at the Texas Department of Public Safety in 1980. She worked in the Narcotics Division, achieving the title of Analyst and finally of statewide Manager of the Precursor Chemical Program and earning the award of Outstanding Service to the DEA. She retired from DPS in 2003 after 23 years of dedicated service. She celebrated 50 years in the Order of the Eastern Star. She enjoyed gaming and traveling, especially with longtime friends Don and Joy Hatcher. A funeral is scheduled for Thursday the 16th of February at 10:00 a.m. at Allison Funeral Service in Liberty, Texas. Reverend Richard Brand of Cedar Park, Texas will officiate the ceremony, assisted by Reverend Bobby Aid of Rye, Texas. Interment will follow the service at Jolley- Largent Cemetery in Moss Hill, Texas. All are welcome to attend. Flowers and condolences may be sent to the funeral home at 1101 North Travis Street, Liberty Texas, 77575. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a law enforcement, military service member's survivors, or Native American charity. Condolences can be sent online to www.allisonfuneralservice.com.

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