Smithfield: Obituaries

Myde Woodard Eason

Myde Elizabeth Eason was born December 17, 1919. She went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Sunday, May 28, 2017. Myde was a native of Johnston Co. and one of 7 farming country children born to the late Azil and Effie Siler Woodard of Princeton. Funeral services honoring Myde were Wednesday, May 31st at the First Presbyterian Church in Smithfield where she was a life long member and held the title of the "oldest living member."She was preceeded in death by her husband of 46 years Theodore R. Eason, and they had 2 children..Roger Eason and wife Joyce Dixon Eason of Dunn, and Susan Hill of Smithfield. Myde is survived by one brother George Woodard and his wife Libby of Rosewood. Myde had 4 grandchildren; Jeff Plowman, Beth Walker (Bryan), Rodney Eason (Shannon), and Clay Eason (Holly), and 6 great grandchildren: Garrison Walker, Olivia Walker, Amanda Johnson( Zack), Ashlynn Byerly (Ben), Audrey Eason , Isaac Eason, and one great-great granddaughter Mary Scott Johnson.