Ruby Annette Eaton, 72 of Madison, died September 25, 2018. Ms. Eaton was a native of Morgan County, born December 10, 1945 to Homer Lee Eaton and Ruby Wrendy Eaton. She graduated from Morgan County High School and worked her way through college, earning a Bachelor’s degree in education. She taught first grade at Morgan County Schools for over 30 years. Ms. Eaton also operated a catering business for over 40 years. During that time, she must have fed most of Morgan County’s citizens. She loved to travel and work needlepoint. Ms. Eaton was a very generous person and loved all people unconditionally. She especially cared for her family and loved their times together.
Annette Eaton is survived by her siblings, Frank Eaton and Mary, Dwight Eaton and Dorothy, Russ Eaton and Marilyn and Linda Miller and Bill Brinkley. She also leaves numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by siblings, Emory Eaton, Vernon Lee Eaton, Sr., Carolyn Patton, Sarah Fay Rozar and Bruce Eaton.
The family received friends on Friday, September 28 from 6-8 p.m. at A.E. Carter Funeral Home. The funeral service was held on Saturday at 11 a.m. in the chapel. Interment followed at the Bethany Church Cemetery.