Mrs. Eady was born in Marshall County and was a daughter of the late Malcolm Patterson and Bessie Viola Hardison Harris. She was a homemaker and was a former employee of Genesco Corp. of Chapel Hill. Mrs. Eady was a member of the Chapel Hill Church of Christ.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Leon Garrett Eady, and by a grandson, Matt Eady.
Mrs. Eady is survived by a son, Don (Pat) Eady of Lewisburg; two daughters, Linda Cochran of Scotts Hill and Diana Eady of Lewisburg; sister, Hazel Tyree of Lewisburg; eight grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, Feb. 14, from the chapel of Lawrence Funeral Home with Stan Butt officiating. Burial followed in Swanson Cemetery in Chapel Hill.
Grandsons and great-grandsons served as pallbearers.
Lawrence Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Chapel Hill, was in charge of arrangements (www.lawrencefuneral.net).