Lillian June Eaton

January 25, 1931 ~ May 26, 2022 (age 91)


Lillian Eaton a 91 year old Laredo resident, passed away at 8:22 a.m., Thursday, May 26, 2022 at her residence, where she was under hospice care.

Funeral services are scheduled for 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, May 31, 2022 at Slater Neal Funeral Home of Trenton.  Burial will follow in Resthaven Memorial Gardens of Trenton.  A visitation is scheduled from 6:00 until 7:00 Monday evening at the funeral home.  Memorial donations are suggested to Laredo School, Wright Memorial Hospital Navigator Program or St. Luke’s Hospice and may be left with or mailed to the funeral home.

Lillian June Eaton was born January 25, 1931 in Spickard, MO to Clifford and June (Betz) Vandevender.  She graduated from Laredo High School with the class of 1948.  On May 19, 1948 she was united in marriage to Wayne Eaton in Trenton.  He preceded her in death.  Lillian worked as a cook for Wright Memorial Hospital.  She also was a lifelong seamstress and care giver to her grandchildren.

Surviving relatives include her children Terry Joe Eaton of Galt, MO, Kelly Eaton and wife Stephanie of Chillicothe, and Kristie Fox and husband Phil of Galt, a brother Henry Vandevender and wife Sue of Tindall, sister-in-law Betty Vandevender of Trenton, grandchildren Josh Eaton and wife Jill, Bailey Yost And husband Brandon, Loren Meservey and husband Jacob, Mariah Fox, Brandi Peniston and husband Anthony, Grace Eaton, and Ada Fox, six great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews and a lifelong friend Kay Quint.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, brother Clifford Vandevender Jr., and sister Colleen Arneson.

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May 30, 2022

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Slater-Neal Funeral Home
813 Custer Street
Trenton, MO 64683

Funeral Service
May 31, 2022

10:00 AM
Slater-Neal Funeral Home
813 Custer Street
Trenton, MO 64683

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