NORMAL — Eunice May Eames, 94, of Australia, mother of a Normal resident, passed away April 11, 2017, in Australia.
Eunice was born in England, the daughter of Thomas and Phoebe Ashfield. She married Ted Eames on Dec. 24, 1945. He preceded her in death in 2002.
Surviving Eunice are her son, Richard (Brenda) Eames; grandchildren, Scott (Cheryl) Eames, Stuart (Katrina) Eames, Samantha (Jesse) Wheeler, Shauna (Travis Wheeler), Shelley (Rick) Washko and Sarah (Nathan) Foster; 15 great-grandchildren; and her sister, Irene Phillips.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her brother, and her son, Geoff.
She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She served in the women’s branch of the British Army from 1939-1946. She was an avid genealogist, enjoyed reading and was actively engaged in community activities.
A memorial service will be at 10 a.m. April 22 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1628 Hovey Ave., Normal.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Midwest Affiliate, 530 NE Glen Oak Ave., Peoria, IL 61637.