1928 - 2012
Honey Lou Eagon, 84, died at her assisted living residence at Wheatland Village. The memorial funeral service will be held on Friday, Oct. 26, 2012, at 11 a.m. at the Herring Groseclose Funeral Home, 315 W. Alder St., Walla Walla with Rev. Jim Snyder officiating. Memorial donations may be made to Walla Walla Community Hospice through the funeral home. Family and friends are invited to sign the online guestbook at www.herringgroseclose.com.
Honey Lou was born in San Francisco on July 11, 1928, to David and Margaret Reeder Lowman. She graduated from Walla Walla High School in 1947 and a year later married Jack Eagon in a backyard wedding in Walla Walla. Jack and Honey Lou raised their three sons, Rich, Paul and Tom here in the Valley. Her sons still reside here and have raised their families here as well.
Honey Lou worked for many years as an aide in the emergency room at St. Mary’s Medical Center until her retirement. For a number of years, she and her husband enjoyed snowmobiling and were members of the Dayton Snowmobile Club. Over the years, Honey Lou especially enjoyed spending time working on her many projects. Those projects included: tole painting, making wood carvings, sewing and quilting. She was a
member of the Walla Walla Quilt Club.
Honey Lou is survived by her three sons, Rich, Paul and Tom Eagon; six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Jack Eagon; a brother, David Lowman Jr.; and a grandson, John Eagon.