LEXINGTON, Ky. - Opal Nancy Owen Eads, 83, wife of Walter Lee Eads, passed away Sat. Jan. 12, 2013. Born in Hazard, KY she was the daughter of the late William and Emma Mae Easterling Owen. Opal was a graduate of the University of KY, where she was a member of the Alpha Xi Delta Sorority and S.U.K.Y.. She was a member of the KY Extension Homemakers Assoc. where she was president of both the Deerfield Chapter and the Fayette Co. Bluegrass Extension Homemakers. Opal attended Anchor Baptist Church and was a former member of Chevy Chase Baptist Church. She loved to travel with her husband, was an avid reader and talented seamstress, loved working on crossword puzzles, and collected watermelon art.
She is survived by two children, W. Stuart (Kathie) Eads of Lexington, KY, and Gail Eads (Paul) DiMarco, of Londonderry, NH; and three grandchildren, Michelle Eads, Emily Eads, and Anthony DiMarco.
A funeral service will be held 2 pm Tues. at Kerr Brothers Funeral Home – Main St. Burial will follow in Hillcrest Memorial Park. Visitation will be Mon. from 6-8 pm at the funeral home. Memorial contributions are suggested to the Salvation Army, 736 W. Main St Lexington, KY 40508.
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