Eva M. (Gray) Fred, 78, of Benton passed away in paece Tuesday, July 24, 2018 at the Herrin Hospital with both of her daughters by her side holding both of her hands.
Eva was born on December 19, 1939 in Whittington, IL the daughter of Hamilton (Hammy) & Gertrude (Flach) Gray.
She worked as an LPN for over 50 years working at Franklin Hospital, several area nursing homes and 20 years at Big Muddy Correctional Center. She was a lifelong Cardinals Fan.
Eva is survived by her:
Linda Sanders of Benton
Anna (Victor) Shockley of Benton
Stara (Nick) Rankin of Wisconsin
Stephanie (James) Wilson of Akin
Casey Sanders of Johnston City
Ryan Sanders of South Dakota
Daniel (Christy) Shockley of Christopher
Jerett Shockley of Benton
Nick Shockley of Benton
Hunter Shockley of Benton
Great-Grandchildren: Madelyn, Clayton, Lukas, Jesa, Evan, Kade, Alex, Rylan & Giah
her fur baby: Peanut
Mrs. Fred was preceded in death by her Parents and by 1 Daughter-Kim Renee Crider
Funeral services will be held at 5:00 P.M. on Thursday, July 26th at the Morton & Johnston Funeral Home in Benton with Rev. Ron Cremeens officiating. Burial will be in the Shiloh Cemetery in Whittington. visitation will be from 3:00 P.M. to 5:00 P.M. on Thursday at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, Memorials may be made to the Family to assist with funeral expenses.