Helen M. Eakin
Helen M. Eakin, 87, of Parkersburg, WV, passed away peacefully into the arms of Jesus on Sept. 19, 2021, surrounded by her family at Camden Clark Medical Center after a short illness.
She was born on Jan. 6, 1934, a daughter of the late Mabel Virginia Williams and Harry Williams.
Helen attended Stephens United Methodist Church until she became home bound. She was President of Parent Organization at SW Resources. She was a member of the VFW Auxillary. She volunteered at Camden Clark Medical Center. She enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.
Survivors include her children, Bob Eakin, who resided at home with her, Cheryl (Ken) Ahart, Donald (Susan) Eakin Jr. of Parkersburg; four grandchildren, Christina (Chad) McVey of Parkersburg, Melissa (Joel) Wyant of Louisville, KY, Donald Eakin III, Amanda Adkins; five great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Donald E. Eakin Sr. and seven brothers.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 23, 2021, at Sunset Memorial Funeral Home with Pastor Gene Full officiating. Burial will follow at Sunset Memory Gardens. Visitation will be 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2021, at the funeral home. An online guestbook for condolences is available at www.sunsetparkersburg.com.
Sunset Memorial Funeral Home is honored to assist the Eakin family.