Eaves, Jacqueline Iris Lewis

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Jacqueline Iris Lewis Eaves of Blacksburg, born Jan. 15, 1947 in Radford to Walter and Myrtle Lewis., passed Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017.

She was a lifelong and faithful member of St. Paul AME Church in Blacksburg where she held many offices and served on many boards. Jackie also held many offices for the Virginia Annual Conferences and was a life member of the Virginia Missionary Society.

Jackie was a dedicated and lifetime member of Christiansburg Alumni Association where she had served as President for the last 20 years. Jackie also retired from Virginia Tech as Supervisor.

She leaves to cherish her memory her daughter, Karen Eaves Blacksburg; parents Walter and Myrtle Lewis of Blacksburg; sisters Marilyn Saunders (Paul) of Fairborn Ohio, Vera Worthy (Richard) of New Castle, Delaware, and Shelia Bradshaw (Harold) Lakewood Ranch, Florida; brothers Walter Lewis Jr (Bobbi) of Antioch, Tennessee, James Lewis (Linda) of Milwaukee Wisconsin; aunt Catherine Delany of Radford; and special children and grandchildren, Corina Clark, Patra Clark, Regina Wingo, Sidra Jones, Angela Woodard, Annetta Watson, Stacy Eaves, Taylon Jessie, Zaylee Brown and Zion Chinnery. She also leaves a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Funeral services were held Friday, Feb. 10 at 1 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Radford. Internment at the Lewis Family Cemetery in Fairlawn.  Arrangements by McCoy Funeral Home in Blacksburg.