Barbara P. Eaton

Barbara P. Eaton, 85, of Venice, Fld., passed away on Tuesday, August 9, 2016, at St. Vincent Mercy Hospital in Elwood, following a motor vehicle accident. Barbara was born on January 22, 1931, in Lewisville, Ind., to John and Viola (Estes) Peyton.

Barbara was retired from Farm Credit where she worked as a bookkeeper. She was a member of Christ United Methodist Church of Venice, Fld. She enjoyed art and had a love for painting. She loved to spend time with her family.

Barbara is survived by daughter, Jeana (David) Hilligoss of Venice, Fld., daughter, Cheryl Caudill of Warsaw, Ind.; son, Brian (Maria) Eaton of Boynton Beach, Fld.; daughter, Elizabeth “Libby” Eaton and husband Tim Coyne of Morehead City, N.C.; five granddaughters and six great-grandchildren; nephew, Michael Peyton; and her companion pet, Tara.

Barbara was preceded in death by her father, John Peyton; mother, Viola Peyton; brothers, Tony and Ray Peyton; sister, Maxine Davis; husband, Gene Eaton; second husband, John “Bud” Hickman.

Services will be scheduled at a later date.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Dunnichay Funeral Home of Elwood.

In lieu of flowers Barbara’s family request that memorial contributions be made to: Christ United Methodist Church, (Missionary Fund), 1475 Center Rd, Venice, FL 34392.

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