Mattie Elizabeth-Rash Eaves, 72, of Vidor, TX died Tuesday, January 31st, 2017 at Baptist Hospitals of Southeast Texas in Beaumont. A native of Joaquin, TX she was a longtime resident of Vidor. Mattie was a member of Lakeview Baptist Church who liked to read, travel and taking pictures. She especially enjoyed spending quality time with her family and will be missed. Visitation will be Thursday, February 2, 2017 beginning at 6:00 p.m. at Memorial Funeral Home of Vidor. Funeral services will be Friday, February 3, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at Memorial Funeral Home with interment to follow at Eaves Cemetery. Mattie is survived by 3 daughters; Elizabeth Davis and her husband Jesse of Vidor, Jada Runkle and her husband Kipp of McKinney, TX, and Theresa Bennett of Silsbee, TX, 2 sons; David Eaves and his fianc√©’ Judy Cartlidge of Gist, TX and Jesse Eaves and his wife KK of Hillister, TX. She is also survived by 17 grandchildren and 20 great grandchildren, 1 sister; Beathel Menard of Gist, TX along with numerous nieces and nephews. Mattie was preceded in death by her husband; David B. Eaves, parents; Carroll and Cecil Rash, 3 sisters; Robbie Hunt, Margaret Nelson and Margie Ferguson and 2 brothers; Robert and Jesse Rash.

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