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Lois Eastin

Dec 9th, 1931 - Feb 28th, 2021

All friends and family are invited to a graveside ceremony beginning at 12 noon Saturday, March 6, 2021, at Dillman Cemetery, Sailor Springs.  Those attending the graveside ceremony are asked to arrive directly at the cemetery.  A private family funeral ceremony will be held at First Southern Baptist Church in Flora. 


   Lois L. (Payne) Eastin, age 89, of Flora, Illinois, passed away Sunday afternoon, February 28, 2021, at her home.

   She was born December 9, 1931, in Sailor Springs, Illinois, the daughter of Pearl and Florence (Anderson) Payne.  She was united in marriage to Kenneth W. Eastin Sr. on December 9, 1951, in Clay City, Illinois, and together they shared 57 wedding anniversaries until his death March 7, 2009.

   Lois was a charter member of First Southern Baptist Church in Flora.  In the past she had worked at the garment factory, shoe factory, and Sparton Manufacturing.  She had babysat for more than 50 years and held a special place in her heart for the many children she had cared for over the years.  Lois will be remembered as a wonderful example of a loving mother and wife.

   She is survived by 3 sons: Kenneth Wayne Eastin Jr. (Diane Johnson) of Flora, Casey (Deb) Eastin of Flora, and David (Merlene) Eastin of Bethel, Alaska; son-in-law: Gary Martin of Flora; 10 grandchildren: Stephen (Stacie) Eastin, Scott Sullens, Lora (Joe) Dean, Aaron (Kindal) Eastin, Travis (Jennifer) Eastin, Dallas (Brittany) Eastin, Jarvis (Shelby) Eastin, Kiara Eastin, Matthew (Jaime) Martin, and Adrienne Martin; 13 great-grandchildren; 4 great-great-grandchildren; siblings: Delbert (Norma) Payne, of Sailor Springs, James Payne of California, and Elaine Anderson of Marseilles; a sister-in-law: Anneida Eastin of Olney; and a number of nieces, nephews, and cousins.

   She was preceded in death by her parents; husband: Kenneth W. Eastin Sr.; infant son: Leroy Eastin; a daughter: Rebecca “Becky” Ann Martin; daughter-in-law: Cheryl Eastin; siblings: Henry Payne, Geneva (Vernon) Frank, Ethel (Everett) Jennings, and Matilda Ann “Toots” Payne; and brothers-and-sisters-in-law: Leon (Dorothy) Eastin, Beulah (Quentin) Keck, Belva Lee (Bob) Smith, and Franklin Eastin.

   All friends and family are invited to a graveside ceremony beginning at 12 noon Saturday, March 6, 2021, at Dillman Cemetery, Sailor Springs.  Those attending the graveside ceremony are asked to arrive directly at the cemetery.  A private family funeral ceremony will be held at First Southern Baptist Church in Flora.  Arrangements are in the care of Frank & Bright Funeral Home.  Memorial donations are suggested to Clay County Cancer Crusaders and will be accepted through the funeral home.  To share a memory or condolence visit:


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Glenda Cooper

March 1st

David and family my thoughts and prayers are with you. May God be with you all and watch over you. Lois was a good women.

Betty Bryant

March 1st

Prayers for David and family!Lois had so much love for so many! She touched so many lives! Rip Lois!!

Rick and Trudy Stanford

March 1st

Lois was a pillar in our community for years... known that she babysat so so many children. She was a good person and many of her children she babysat for will have fond memories of her. R.I P. Lois.

Betty Tucker Simmons

March 1st

The Master has received another wonderful angel, R.I.P. Lois


March 1st

Sorry for your loss, Prayers for everyone.

Cheryl McCarty

March 1st

Lois was a special woman. May she rest in peace.

Wanda Eastin

March 1st

Dear David, So sad to learn of Lois's passing but knew that she had been getting weaker in the last few months. Lois had taken care of our daughter after school. Lisa loved Lois and Kenny and especially the babies in her care when their mothers were at work.

Bill and Robin Atwood

March 1st

We are so sorry to learn of the passing of Lois, a sweet lady, who had an impact on many young and young alike individuals. We are sorry for your loss.

Sharon and Mike Gray

March 1st

Sotry for your loss. Heaven gained an angel. Lous was a wonderful lady and was a good babysitter to my children many years ago.

Frances Grimes Work

March 1st

so very sorry to learn if Lois' passing. My prayers are with the family. She was always a dear and will be greatly missed.

Jacque Davis

March 2nd

Wayne, Casey and David, thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. May God grant you peace and comfort. Remember Lois fondly as one of my many "mothers" of Oak Street Baptist. Was blessed to have her and the many other Christian ladies as example of God's love.

Don, Jane and Darren Delaney

March 2nd

To the Eastin family, so very sorry for your loss. May the good memories of times past spent with your Mother remain in your hearts forever. Prayers and blessings to get you through this saddened time.

Mila and kids

March 2nd

This breaks our hearts. She was such an important part of our lives. She helped to raise my three fabulous children. So patient, kind and understanding. I’ve thought of her often since we moved. She has her wings and halo now. Much love

Chris Murphy

March 3rd

To Wayne, Casey and David, I remember fondly the days spent at your parents house and the vacant lot. Your mom was special. God’s peace to you.

Steve and Cindy Valbert

March 3rd

The Deain family has loved the Eastin family for many years! Your mom was so very special to us and everyone around her and will certainly be missed. Our prayers are with you all.

Barbara Collins

March 2nd

So sorry for your loss. Lois was a wonderful lady.

Beth Wingo-Durham

March 2nd

Dave and family.... I'm so sorry to hear of your Mom's passing. She was one sweet lady! Prayers for all. Much love... Beth

Steve and Nancy Mink

March 2nd

Very sorry to hear of her passing. Prayers for all who love her.

Jim and Aleta Tackitt

March 2nd

So sorry for your loss! I know she was a special lady. She helped raise a lot of kids in the area. She will be missed by all that knew and loved her.

Kristy (Woomer) Kramer

March 3rd

To the family of Lous: I remember how my little brother Tony enjoyed his days with Lois as my our mother went to work. Tony was a handful of energy but somehow Lois faired well. I hope Lois' passing was not one of discomfort as she was a great lady! God's blessings to you all!

Kane Veohongs

March 2nd

I am so sorry to see that my Lolo has passed. She was a very special part of my childhood. My condolences to her family.

Dan Smith

March 2nd

My thoughts and prayers are with your family.

Carole Peterson

March 2nd

So sorry, Casey and family. I recognized her immediately and she was always a very nice lady. She was a blessing to your family.

Lois Eastin

March 4th

In our thoughts.

Connie Burgess Bradham

March 5th

So sorry for your loss🙏🏻 Remember taking my 6 week old there when I went back to work at Beltronics. 1977

Terry Igert

March 5th

So sorry to hear of her passing!! She was loved by many!!! Wonderful woman in our community!!!

Mike & Denise Wood

March 5th

My family loved Lois! She babysat for my kids Rory O'Dell and Mina Wood. If it hadn't been for Lois, they still wouldn't be potty trained or know how to blow their noses! They learned so many more good lessons from her and Kenny too. We have wonderful memories of them that we will always cherish.



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