ELLEN (FAYE) EANES, 83, of Jonesboro passed from this life on November 9, 2018 at the Flo & Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro.


She was born on December 9, 1934 in Elkton, Tennessee to the late Rossie Lee “Pa Rossie” and Lora Sue “Ma Sue” Smith.  She was a faithful member of Grace Missionary Baptist Church and a retired homemaker.  Before moving to Jonesboro nineteen years ago, Faye called West Memphis her home for thirty-five years.  Faye is preceded in death by her parents and three brothers, Harold Smith, Wayne Smith and Charles Smith.


She is survived by her husband of 59 years, Arlie Eanes; son, Wade (Lynne) Eanes of Cabot; daughter, Kim (Thomas) Priest of Jonesboro; five grandchildren, Mallory (Jared) Pate of Russellville, Alex (Jordan) Eanes of Jonesboro, Monica (Kruise) Mackrill of Cabot, Luke Priest and Gabriel Priest of Jonesboro; one sister, Janice Douthit of Bunker Hill, Tennessee; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and very close friends.


The family will receive visitors at Grace Missionary Baptist Church, 3930 Aggie Road, Jonesboro, on Monday, November 12, 2018 from 5:00-7:00 p.m. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at Grace Missionary Baptist Church, with Bro. Rick Glover and Dr. Adrian Parker officiating.  Interment will be at Jonesboro Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be sent to the Missionary Baptist Student Fellowship (MBSF) in c/o Grace Missionary Baptist Church in Jonesboro, 72401. The service arrangements are entrusted to the Emerson Funeral Home of Jonesboro.