Verna R. Eastham
Verna R. Eastham
  • May 14, 1940 - June 23, 2017
  • Bloomington, Illinois

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Bloomington - Verna R. Eastham, 77, of Bloomington, passed away Friday, June 23, 2017 at her residence surrounded by her family.
Verna was born May 14, 1940, in Cromwell, KY, the daughter of Ira and Avie Smith Phelps. She married Paul Eastham on August 20, 1956, in Clinton, IL. He survives.
Also surviving are their children; Daniel Eastham of Bloomington; Mike Eastham of South Bend, IN; and Lisa Eastham of Bloomington; five grandchildren, Jason Eastham, Janelle Santinelli, Christopher Orris, Chad Orris, and Mikayla Eastham; four great-grandchildren; Kyle, Madison, Abrie, and Landon; three siblings; Betty White, Christine Emery and Glenn Phelps. She was preceded in death by her parents and six siblings.
Verna loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. Verna and Paul were married at a young age. Verna was a great cook for her family.
A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at East Lawn Funeral Home, Bloomington. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Graveside service will follow at East Lawn Memorial Gardens. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association. Online condolences may be shared with the family at