On the eve of her beloved Savior’s resurrection on April 3rd in Slidell, LA, Jeanne Marie DeBuys Eason peacefully passed away as she slept. She was 79 years old.
She was predeceased by her husband of 50 years, Albert Bernard Eason Sr., her two daughters; Elizabeth Eason Zeringue and Susan Eason Sobol Blake, and her son; Albert Bernard Eason Jr. Also predeceased by her father Laurence R. DeBuys II, step mother Marguerite White DeBuys and her mother, Olive Boughtin DeBuys Fee.
She is survived by her daughter Kathleen Eason Dillon (Jerry) and son; William Angus Eason (Rachel), her sister; Elaine DeBuys Hankins, and her brothers; Richard DeBuys and Pierre DeBuys (Barbara). She was also loved by nine grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. She will be sorely missed by many great friends, in-laws, nieces and nephews.
A native of New Orleans, she spent her life loving her children and grandchildren and those around her. She started her career in the school system as a teacher’s aide in Jefferson Parish Schools and became a paraprofessional in the public school system. She moved to the northshore and worked as a paraprofessional at Northshore High School in Slidell until her retirement in 2006. She spent her retirement traveling with her husband to many parts of the country. After his passing, she continued to travel to see her children and grandchildren and her sister, who were in different parts of the country. For the last year, she enjoyed working with babies at Honeycomb School in Slidell and was loved and respected by all who worked with her.
Relatives, friends and coworkers are invited to attend the Memorial Service on Friday, April 16, 2021, at Greenwood Funeral Home, 5190 Canal Blvd, New Orleans, La. 70124. Visitation begins at 10 AM with services at 11 AM. Interment will follow at noon in Metairie Cemetery 5100 Pontchartrain Blvd, New Orleans, La. 70124.
Memorial donations can be made to Evergreen Life Services https://els.givecloud.co/ where her son Albert resided in a group home for over 30 years. Also, you can donate to Honeycomb Preschool, ATTN: Jennifer Kelsay, 700 Maris Stella, Slidell, LA 70460, where Jeanne loved working with the babies in the last years of her life.
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Evergreen Life Services
Honeycomb Preschool, ATTN: Jennifer Kelsay
700 Maris Stella, Slidell LA 70460