Eva Eaton was born on August 16, 1938 to the late Alfred Manning and Isabelle Jenkins in Bronx, NY. She departed this life suddenly on October 11, 2020 in her home.
At an early age, Eva was baptized under the leadership of the late Reverend Ernest Ghee at Gethsemane Missionary Baptist Church in Bronx, NY. In her later years, she joined The New St. John Baptist Church, under the leadership of the late Bishop Bennie Wright Jr.
Eva attended local schools and had a special skill for cooking. She was especially known for her delicious potato salad. Eva was a loving and caring home attendant. Her love for her family was unconditional and her home was always opened for them.
As a young woman, Eva met and married Victor Eaton. From this union, her son Dennis Eaton was born. She later met her longtime companion, Watis Williams Jr. (Uncle Bubba) and from this union, her youngest children, Anthony and La’Tisha were born.
Eva was preceded in death by her son, Dennis Eaton, her brother, Jesse Jenkins, and her longtime companion, Watis Williams Jr.
She leaves to cherish her memory, her son Anthony (Christine) of PA; daughter, La’Tisha of Bronx, NY;3 sisters, Susan Glover of Bronx, NY; Isabelle Jenkins of Virginia Beach, VA; Betty-Jean Wright of Chesapeake, VA; 15 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; a host of nieces and nephews, cousins, family and friends that will miss her dearly.
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