Funeral services for Goldie Inez Eck, 88, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, July 17, 2012, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, White Church, Missouri, under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.
Mrs. Eck died at 9:35 a.m., Friday, July 13, 2012, at her home.
She was born October 10, 1923, at Peace Valley, Missouri, to Charles Willard Delaplain and Virgie Almeda Thompson Delaplain. She graduated from Peace Valley High School and on November 16, 1950, she was married at Kingston, North Carolina, to Rudolph Eck. Before her retirement, Mrs. Eck was employed at the Sears Tower, Chicago, Illinois, with Sears & Roebuck. She enjoyed crocheting and embroidery. Mrs. Eck was a member of the St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, White Church, Missouri.
She is survived by her husband, Rudolph Eck, of the family home; two children, Deborah Shipley, Vanzant, Missouri and Sandra Huckabey, husband, Joseph, Pomona, Missouri; six grandchildren, Lisa Rodgers, husband, Jimmy, Jenny Hambelton, husband, Greg, Jaci Robinson, husband, Billy, Brianna Fox, husband, Marty, J. L. Huckabey and Catherine Huckabey; ten great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and a large number of extended family.
Her parents, one brother and one sister, precede her in death.
A Rosary service will be held at 6:00 p.m. followed by a visitation until 8:00 p.m., Monday, July 16, 2012, at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Burial will be in the St. Joseph Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph Cemetery or St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.