Birth Date: 03/27/1948
Deceased Date: 11/10/2019
Mrs. Ruthieline Turner Eason, departed her earthly life on Sunday November 10,2019 at Laurels of Forest Glenn in Garner, North Carolina. She was born in Johnston County, North Carolina to the late Bella and Owen Turner Sr., on March 27, 1948.
Ruthie was preceded in death by her daughter Renee’, her parents Bella & Owen Turner Sr., and her siblings Eva, Theodore and Charles Turner.
Ruthie received her early education at Short Journey School in Smithfield, North Carolina and graduated from Johnston County Training School High School Smithfield North Carolina. She was employed with Bayer Pharmaceuticals, where she worked for 25 years and met the love of her life Shelton Eason. “Easy”.
Ruthie in her early years she was a member of Sanders Grove Baptist subsequently she joined Avery’s Grove AME, and worked for many years on the Usher Board. Later in life she joined Johnston Piney Grove Baptist Church under the leadership of Rev. Theodore Breeden where she continued to work until her health failed.
Ruthie leaves lasting loving memories with her devoted husband, Shelton Eason “Easy”, Ruthie also leaves behind her grandchildren; Donte, Shonquetta, Kiara, LP, Mahlik, Daseanta along with two great grandchildren; Kaiden, Kamari. three sisters; Dora, Melva & Theresa, one brother Owen Turner Jr., sister in law Esther (Harold) Royal, three uncles; Dr. Ruffin Turner, Frank Hodges, Joe Hodges, one aunt; Clara Price and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends; including the Clayton community.
The public is invited to view Mrs. Eason on Friday Nov. 15th at the Walter Sanders Funeral & Cremation Services Chapel 302 S. Bright Leaf Blvd., Smithfield from 1pm until 6pm. Funeral services will be held Saturday Nov. 16th at Johnston Piney Grove Baptist Church 1691 Barber Mill Rd Clayton, NC viewing starts at 11:30 am until 12 noon, followed immediately by Funeral Services at 12 noon.
Interment Pinecrest Memorial Park Clayton, NC.
Arrangements will be Handled by Walter Sanders Funeral & Cremation Services of Smithfield.